Louis Spohr in Leipzig - in the beginning of 1811
[…] I had also written for the Musical Festival at Hermstedt’s earnest solicitation, Variations for the Clarinet, with Orchestral accompaniment, upon themes from the “Operfest” which he performed with his usual skill. This Composition, (published by Schlesinger in Berlin as Op. 80) which carries out those themes with a more artistic Fantasia-like freedom, than as Variations, were greatly admired by Musicians and connoisseurs.
Concertmaster, Violinist, Composer, Conducting
Originally submitted by tlisboa on Sun, 16 Nov 2014 22:52:26 +0000
Approved on Tue, 23 Feb 2016 13:08:41 +0000