in Paris - the 1830's
And he [Richard Wagner] felt evidently at home with us. He came often to the Rue Lafitte. Heller improvised, I played, or we played duets, and I remember that one evening when I had played to them Schumann's ' Carneval,' then quite new, we three indited a letter of thanks to the composer, which letter I saw more than forty years later in the hands of his widow.
Halle, and Marie Hallé and Charles E Halle (ed.), Life and letters of Sir Charles Hallé; being an autobiography (1819-1860) (London, 1896), p. 60. http://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1427302995951 accessed: 26 September, 2017
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written by Robert Schumann
|performed by Wagner, Stephen Heller, Halle|
|Listening Environment||indoors, in private, in the company of others|