Charles Burney in Venice - 3 August, 1770
The instant I got to the inn a band of musicians consisting of 2 good fiddles a violoncello and female voice stopt under the windows and performed in such a manner as would have made people stare in England, but here they were as little attended to as coalmen or oyster women are with us.
Charles Burney, and Herbert Edmund Poole (ed.), Music, men and manners in France and Italy, 1770 / Charles Burney (London, 1974), p. 73. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1444214527762 accessed: 7 August, 2022
|Date/Time||3 August, 1770|
|Listening Environment||in the company of others, indoors, in public|