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. 39-40 (90 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. 39-40 (90 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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At the Theatre dei Fiorentini, where comic operas were acted, the first woman was Coltellini, most justly the favourite of the Neapolitans; for she was very pretty, a most excellent actress, and though no great singer, so adapted herself to their taste by singing popular airs in their barbarous jargon, that faceva furore. […] Coltellini never quitted Naples but once, on an engagement to Vienna; but neither there, nor at several places where she performed on her journey, did she meet with equal success. She was nevertheless an enchanting performer.

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