Johann Wenzel Tomaschek in Vienna - 31 October, 1814

from Excerpts from the Memoirs of J. W. Tomaschek, pages 257-258:

On the 31st I went to the concert given at noon in the assem­bly hall of the States by the piano teacher, Kunz, for the benefit of the Institute for the Blind and under the sponsorship of the noblewomen. The auditorium was packed with listeners. The unusual concert opened with the overture from Jean de Paris, played on twenty pianos. [...] The second number was a March of Triumph, with two trios, composed by Moscheles, which was performed on four pianos, each played four-hands. [...] Then Herr Bogner stepped forth and played some variations by Dressler on his flute. The interpretation by the…   more >>
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Abram Loft and Johann Wenzel Tomaschek, Excerpts from the Memoirs of J. W. Tomaschek. In The Musical Quarterly, volume Vol. 32, No. 2 (April, 1946), p. 257-258. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1425814237929 accessed: 4 December, 2021

location of experience: Vienna

Listeners

Johann Wenzel Tomaschek
Composer, Teacher
1774-1850

Listening to

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Dressler variations for flute
written by Raphael Dressler
performed by Herr Bogner
Jean de Paris Overture
written by François-Adrien Boïeldieu
March of Triumph
written by Ignatz Moscheles
Song by Salieri
written by Antonio Salieri

Experience Information

Date/Time 31 October, 1814
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, in public

Originally submitted by mallen on Sun, 08 Mar 2015 11:30:38 +0000