Charles Burney in Naples - 30 October, 1770

from Music, men and manners in France and Italy, 1770 / Charles Burney, page 183:

She [Mrs. Hamilton] had a pretty Sicilian girl waiting upon her whom she made sing and accompany herself on the tambour de basque. The air was simple and national. It begun, after a long sinfony on that monotonous instrument [...]

cite as

Charles Burney, and Herbert Edmund Poole (ed.), Music, men and manners in France and Italy, 1770 / Charles Burney (London, 1974), p. 183. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1445420929256 accessed: 24 May, 2022

location of experience: Naples

Listeners

Charles Burney
musicologist, Musician, Writer
1726-1814

Listening to

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Sicilian song

Experience Information

Date/Time 30 October, 1770
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, in private, indoors

Originally submitted by Gorwel Owen on Wed, 21 Oct 2015 10:48:49 +0100
Approved on Fri, 13 Nov 2015 17:22:05 +0000