excerpt from 'Music, men and manners in France and Italy, 1770 / Charles Burney' pp. 131 (89 words)

excerpt from 'Music, men and manners in France and Italy, 1770 / Charles Burney' pp. 131 (89 words)

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Music, men and manners in France and Italy, 1770 / Charles Burney

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[…] to Mr. Beckford's concert, consisting of 12 of the best hands in Rome, led by Celestini - and 3 voices, viz Signor Cristofero of the Pope's chapel who sings very much in Guarducci's way and is little inferior to him in delicacy, Grassetto - a boy made a eunuch by his own choice against the advice of his friends in order to preserve his voice, which is a very pleasing one, and he is moreover in other respects a very promising singer; and a buffo tenor, a very comical fellow.

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