Pau Casals in Paris - early 20th Century

from Joys and Sorrows. Reflections by Pablo Casals, as told by Albert E. Kahn, page 138:

I became acquainted with Moór’s music under the dramatic circumstances. I met him at one of my concerts in Lausanne Switzerland, where he was living at the time. A Russian cellist named Brandukoff introduced him to me as an “amateurs composer,” but I sensed something remarkable about him – you could see the man’s intensity in his face. I told him I would like to hear some of his work, and I invited him to visit me in Paris. He came shortly afterwards to see me at the Villa Molitor. He brought with him a veritable mountain of scores. Almost the moment he sat down at the piano and …   more >>
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Pau Casals and Albert Kahn, and (ed.), Joys and Sorrows. Reflections by Pablo Casals, as told by Albert E. Kahn. In British library (London, 1970), p. 138. http://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1424561258266 accessed: 25 November, 2017

location of experience: Paris

Listeners

Pau Casals
Conducting, Cello player
1876-1973

Listening to

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Emánuel Moór Works
written by Emánuel Moór
performed by Emánuel Moór

Experience Information

Date/Time early 20th Century
Medium live
Listening Environment indoors, in private

Originally submitted by tlisboa on Sat, 21 Feb 2015 23:27:38 +0000
Approved on Mon, 11 Jan 2016 19:06:41 +0000