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. 149-50 (111 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. 149-50 (111 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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Of course he [Mr. Joah Bates] imparted his taste to Miss Harrop, and she from that time devoted herself almost wholly to Handel’s music, in which she not only most excelled, but never was surpassed. I have however heard her sing in both styles, and execute extremely well fine theatrical songs of her first master’s composition. I have also known her to go out upon a staircase, and there sing without accompaniment, the simple ballad, “ Shepherds, I have lost my love,” making the whole house ring with the volume of her voice, which came over the ear with a most beautiful and almost magical effect.

Of course he [Mr. Joah Bates] imparted his taste to Miss Harrop, and she from that time devoted herself almost wholly to Handel’s music, in which she not only most excelled, but never was surpassed. I have however heard her sing in both styles, and execute extremely well fine theatrical songs of her first master’s composition. I have also known her to go out upon a staircase, and there sing without accompaniment, the simple ballad, “ Shepherds, I have lost my love,” making the whole house ring with the volume of her voice, which came over the ear with a most beautiful and almost magical effect.

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