Ignatz Moscheles in Paris - early , month unknown, 1821

from Recent Music and Musicians, pages 31-32:

I drove early with Lafont to the Hotel de Ville, where Cherubini's new Cantata, and the Interméde by Boieldieu and Berton, written for the christening of the Duke of Bordeaux, were rehearsed. The first of these works was under the direction of the great master himself. His squeaky, sharp little voice was sometimes heard in the midst of his conducting, and interrupted my state of ecstasy, caused by his presence and composition. The whole of the magnificent and far-famed Court band was in attendance. The Prefect, Count Chabrol, and his wife, whom I met at this rehearsal, offered me, in the most…   more >>
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Ignatz Moscheles, and Charlotte Moscheles (ed.), Recent Music and Musicians (New York, 1879), p. 31-32. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1427117780671 accessed: 25 May, 2024

location of experience: Paris


Ignatz Moscheles
Head of Leigzig Conservertoir, Composer, Conducting, Musician […]

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A Cantata by Cherubini
written by Cherubini
written by Berton, Boieldieu
written by Berton, Boieldieu, Kreutzer, Cherubini, Paér

Experience Information

Date/Time early , month unknown, 1821
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, indoors, in public

Originally submitted by mallen on Mon, 23 Mar 2015 13:36:20 +0000