excerpt from 'Musical Reminiscences: Containing an Account of Italian Opera in England, From 1773. The Fourth Edition, Continued to the Present Time, and Including The Festival in Westminster Abbey.' pp. 252-3 (86 words)

excerpt from 'Musical Reminiscences: Containing an Account of Italian Opera in England, From 1773. The Fourth Edition, Continued to the Present Time, and Including The Festival in Westminster Abbey.' pp. 252-3 (86 words)

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Musical Reminiscences: Containing an Account of Italian Opera in England, From 1773. The Fourth Edition, Continued to the Present Time, and Including The Festival in Westminster Abbey.

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Among so many young women there certainly were some fresh and sweet voices, but not one finished singer. It would not only be useless, but impossible, to particularise them; such an equality of mediocrity pervaded the whole, that it would indeed be difficult to discriminate, or range them according to the shades of greater or less talent they displayed. Their being so exhibited could be of no advantage to them­selves, and still less to the academy, by showing it had no better singers to produce.

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