Edward Wright in Venice - in the beginning of the 1720's

from Some Observations made travelling through France, Italy etc., in the years 1720-1722, page 85:

The Intermezzi (or intermediate Performances) which they have in some of their smaller Theatres between the Acts, are very comical in their way, which is somewhat low, not much unlike the Farces we see sometimes on our [English] Stage. They laugh, scold, imitate other Sounds, as the cracking of a Whip, the rumbling of Chariot Wheels, and all to …   more >>

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Edward Wright, Some Observations made travelling through France, Italy etc., in the years 1720-1722 (London, 1730), p. 85. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1515694657272 accessed: 13 August, 2022

location of experience: Venice

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Opera-- Intermezzi

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Date/Time in the beginning of the 1720's
Medium live
Listening Environment indoors, in public

Originally submitted by 5011Henning on Thu, 11 Jan 2018 18:17:37 +0000
Approved on Wed, 28 Feb 2018 10:16:44 +0000