Charles Burney in Teatro di San Carlo - 31 October, 1770

from Music, men and manners in France and Italy, 1770 / Charles Burney, pages 185-6:

After dinner to the theatre of S. Carlo to hear Jomelli’s new opera rehearsed. There were only 2 acts finished, but these pleased me infinitely. The overture was short, and rather disappointed me, as I expected the 1st movement would have been made more of, but as to the songs and accompanied recitatives in general they are all good – as I don’t recollect one that is so indifferent as not to seize the attention except a short …   more >>

cite as

Charles Burney, and Herbert Edmund Poole (ed.), Music, men and manners in France and Italy, 1770 / Charles Burney (London, 1974), p. 185-6. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1445509523696 accessed: 5 October, 2022

location of experience: Teatro di San Carlo

Listeners

Charles Burney
musicologist, Musician, Writer
1726-1814

Listening to

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Opera
written by Jomelli

Experience Information

Date/Time 31 October, 1770
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, indoors, in public

Originally submitted by Gorwel Owen on Thu, 22 Oct 2015 11:25:23 +0100
Approved on Mon, 16 Nov 2015 17:34:04 +0000