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Eating and the theatre

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Attending the opera in the long 18th century was an experience quite unlike our own theatrical experience. The streets on the way to the building were dim (even if brighter than elsewhere in Europe), the auditorium was contrastingly bright, the theatre buildings smelt of damp, body odour, and urine, and the audiences were noisy. There were obvious differences, of course; changing fashions in clothes, interior decoration, and staging, coupled with changes in musical styles, altered aspects of ...

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University of Oxford
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New College
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