Louis Spohr in Magdeburg - at the end of 1804

from Louis Spohr's Autobiography, pages 69-70:

[quoted from the author's diary:] "I was also invited by Türpen to an interesting Musical Soirée. I found assembled there a small but a very select company of the most zealous friends of Music in Magdeburg. I played Quartetts by Haydn, Beethoven, Mozart, and in conclusion the Es-Major-Quartett of Rode. I was accompanied very well in all of them, so I that could give myself entirely up to my feelings. The company seemed enchanted. Herr Türpen affirmed that I understood better than any one how to render the peculiar style of each Composer. As finale, our host played a Trio by…   more >>

cite as

Louis Spohr, and Frederick Freedman and Longman Roberts & Green London 1865 (ed.), Louis Spohr's Autobiography, volume 1 (1969), p. 69-70. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1409671766878 accessed: 17 October, 2021

location of experience: Magdeburg


Louis Spohr
Concertmaster, Violinist, Composer, Conducting

Listening to

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Trio by Mozart
written by Mozart
performed by Herr Türpen

Experience Information

Date/Time at the end of 1804
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, in private, indoors

Originally submitted by tlisboa on Tue, 02 Sep 2014 16:29:27 +0100
Approved on Tue, 23 Feb 2016 13:25:53 +0000