Louis Spohr in Leipzig - December, 1804

from Louis Spohr's Autobiography, page 76:

The day after I saw and heard Rosa Alberghi for the first time at the Draper’s Hall Concert, I paid her a visit, to invite her to take part at my concert. Both mother and daughter received me in a very friendly manner […] And as the mother soon made me cordially welcome, I passed all my hours of leisure at their house. I accompanied Rosa in her singing practice on the piano, to the best of my ability; assisted her in the study of the Music sent to her by the Directors of the Concerts, and embellished her Arias with new ornaments, at which she always evinced a really child-like pleasure. In…   more >>
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Louis Spohr, and Frederick Freedman and Longman Roberts & Green London 1865 (ed.), Louis Spohr's Autobiography, volume 1 (1969), p. 76. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1413462709280 accessed: 24 June, 2024

location of experience: Leipzig


Louis Spohr
Concertmaster, Violinist, Composer, Conducting

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Singing practice performed by Rosa Alberghi, Louis Spohr

Experience Information

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

Originally submitted by tlisboa on Thu, 16 Oct 2014 13:31:49 +0100
Approved on Tue, 23 Feb 2016 13:22:13 +0000