Algarotti, Francesco  
Opere Del Conte Algarotti (Band 3) — Venezia, 1791 [Cicognara Nr. 3-3]

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Timessa la musica nel primiero suo stalo/
con grandissima attenzione, e non meno di
diletto verrebbe da noi ascoltata 1’Opera
dal principio sino allo fme ; ed ella impor-
rebbe agli spettatori uno imperioso silenzio r
quando al contrario credi ora sentire alF
entrare in teatro muggire un bosco_, o ro-
moggeriare il mare irritato dal vento (1)5

tanto

wJiat we call· Musick now-a-days : For Poe-
try, and Dancing (or comely Motion ) were
then accounted -pdrts of Musick when Musick
arriv d to some perfection ......

ÌMhat XVe now call· Musick is hut xvhat thef
ccilled Harmonick ; xvJdcJi xvas hut one vart of
tJieir Musick (corisisting of Words, Merse „·
Jdoice, Tune, Instrmnent, and Mcting') a?id
We are not to expect the same efsect of one
piece , as of the VFJiole etc.

Tbe strange esfects reported of Musick in
former tinies examined by Dr. Wallis : Philo-
soph. Transact. abridg’ d by John Lowtnorp. V.
i.p. 61B. e 6’ip.

(1) Gargahum mugire putes netnuS, dut md-
re TJiuscum ;

Tanto cum strepitu ludi spectatitur, et
artes.

Horat. ep. I. lib. II.
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