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. 240 (71 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. 240 (71 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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One of the most marked failures [of the performance of choruses of Handel] occurred in the very beginning. The burst of ‘Light’ in the first chorus of the Creation, was so comparatively feeble to what I had always heard it before, that my attention, which happened to be attracted elsewhere at the moment, was not roused by the sudden crash it ought to have produced. It disap­pointed all.

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