Charles Burney in Rome - 19 September, 1770

from Music, men and manners in France and Italy, 1770 / Charles Burney, pages 127-8:

He [Signor Guarducci] was so obliging as to sing me a delightful song of Sacchini's composition [...] which I accompanied on a little octave spinet or rather virginal, miserably out of tune - but he sung it divinely - such smoothness taste and expression! and the few notes he put in, so select that I was truely charmed. He treated me with 2 long and learned cadences. He …   more >>

cite as

Charles Burney, and Herbert Edmund Poole (ed.), Music, men and manners in France and Italy, 1770 / Charles Burney (London, 1974), p. 127-8. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1444901543955 accessed: 26 May, 2022

location of experience: Rome

Listeners

Charles Burney
musicologist, Musician, Writer
1726-1814

Listening to

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Song
written by Antonio Sacchini
performed by Signor Guarducci, Charles Burney

Experience Information

Date/Time 19 September, 1770
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, in private, indoors

Originally submitted by Gorwel Owen on Thu, 15 Oct 2015 10:32:24 +0100
Approved on Tue, 17 Nov 2015 12:02:44 +0000