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. 190 (75 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. 190 (75 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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On the last occasion on which I heard her [Sontag], she sung a duet with Pasta, which was most admirably performed, and their voices har­monized better than could have been expected from the difference of their quality. These two great singers ought not to be put into comparison with each other; for while clear­ness, neatness, and delicacy are the charac­teristics of Sontag, power, energy, and strong expression are those of Pasta […]

On the last occasion on which I heard her [Sontag], she sung a duet with Pasta, which was most admirably performed, and their voices har­monized better than could have been expected from the difference of their quality. These two great singers ought not to be put into comparison with each other; for while clear­ness, neatness, and delicacy are the charac­teristics of Sontag, power, energy, and strong expression are those of Pasta […]

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