Charles Burney in Florence - 12 September, 1770, at night

from Music, men and manners in France and Italy, 1770 / Charles Burney, pages 117-8:

At night to a great accademia, where were all the best company of Florence. It was at the house of Signor Domenico Baldigiani. Nardini led, and played a solo admirably, little Linley played a concerto very well - Mr Hempson one on the flute - la Mellini, a young lady sang very prettily and some misses played and sang vilely. …   more >>

cite as

Charles Burney, and Herbert Edmund Poole (ed.), Music, men and manners in France and Italy, 1770 / Charles Burney (London, 1974), p. 117-8. accessed: 20 July, 2024

location of experience: Florence


Charles Burney
musicologist, Musician, Writer

Listening to

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Concerto performed by Mr. Hempson
Vocal piece performed by la Mellini
Vocal piece performed by Corilla
Concerto performed by Linley
Solo performed by Nardini

Experience Information

Date/Time 12 September, 1770, at night
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, in private, indoors

Originally submitted by Gorwel Owen on Thu, 15 Oct 2015 10:17:46 +0100
Approved on Thu, 29 Oct 2015 14:31:18 +0000