Charles Burney in London - November, 1775

from The letters of Dr Charles Burney, page 193:

...The Gab. [Caterina Gabrielli] comes on, I think, in favour. She has changed a bad Rondeau, however, for one not much better by Giardini [3 bars music printed] &c the 3rd bar, in spite of Andte motion is hornpipish, to my ears - the 2nd part has some pretty divisions in it, however, which she executes very neatly. - Well but we had Grand Volk again on Sunday to hear little volk play Harpd duos - Son Excellence M de Guignes - Mr le Baron & Made la Maronne Dieden - Lds Sandwich - Ashburnham - Barrington - & Edgecumbe with his Lady - & Mrs Brudenel - with Rauzzini all were molti contenti - as I…   more >>
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Charles Burney, and Alvaro Ribeiro (ed.), The letters of Dr Charles Burney, volume 1 (Oxford, 1991), p. 193. accessed: 18 July, 2024

location of experience: London


Charles Burney
musicologist, Musician, Writer

Listening to

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written by Giardini
performed by Caterina Gabrielli

Experience Information

Date/Time November, 1775
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, indoors, in public

Originally submitted by Charlotte on Wed, 01 Oct 2014 11:38:20 +0100