However, Piccinni's work was produced, and was listened to with attention.
Unfortunately, Piccinni did not understand a word of French.
The special innovations of Piccinni and Paisiello have been mentioned.
When did Gluck, when did Piccinni, when did all these people come forward?
The Bishop, and especially Piccinni pre, were thunderstruck.
It was a bitter December day when Piccinni arrived in Paris with his wife, and his eldest daughter, aged eighteen.
But the Florentine public had reckoned without Piccinni's genius.
Piccinni was large-hearted enough to cherish no malice against either of his rivals, Sacchini or Gluck.
In 1773 Piccinni found himself suddenly deprived of the fickle support of the Roman public.
Then began the rehearsals of Piccinni's opera, and the storm of partisanship was let loose.