Carl Czerny in Vienna - 1824

from Letters of composers : an anthology, 1603-1945 / compiled and edited by Gertrude Norman and Miriam Lubell Shrifte., page 104:

I can write you no more significant news about music in our dear Vienna than that Beethoven finally gave his long-awaited concert. He astonished everyone in the most amazing manner since everybody feared that after a loss of hearing lasting ten years he would be able to produce nothing but dry, abstract, unimaginative compositions. His new symphony [the Ninth], to a great extent, breathes forth such a fresh, lively – indeed, youthful – spirit, and as much strength, novelty and beauty as anything else that has ever come forth from the brain of this original man. Moscheles and Kalkbrenner …   more >>
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Gertrude Norman and Miriam Lubell Shrifte (ed.), Letters of composers : an anthology, 1603-1945 / compiled and edited by Gertrude Norman and Miriam Lubell Shrifte. (New York, 1979), p. 104. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1424651272811 accessed: 22 October, 2021

location of experience: Vienna

Listeners

Carl Czerny
Historian, Theorist, Composer, Pianist […]
1791-1857

Listening to

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9th Symphony
written by Beethoven, Beethoven

Experience Information

Date/Time 1824
Medium live
Listening Environment indoors, in public

Notes

Letter from Carl Czerny to Johann Peter Pixis, pianist and composer (1788- 1874), Vienna, June 8, 1824.


Originally submitted by verafonte on Mon, 23 Feb 2015 00:27:52 +0000
Approved on Thu, 12 Nov 2015 13:40:27 +0000