Charles Halle in Paris - the 1840's

from Life and letters of Sir Charles Hallé; being an autobiography (1819-1860) , page 108:

Moscheles had often been at my house in Paris, even daily during the few months which he spent there, occupied with the composition of his second pianoforte sonata for four hands. I have indeed reason to remember that sonata, for whenever he had added twenty or twenty-four bars to the unfinished work, he came to me with the beautifully written manuscript to try them over. And in order to give them their due effect, as he said, we had always to begin from the introduction and to go through the whole sonata until the new portion was reached, so that for every twenty new bars in the finale, we …   more >>
cite as

Charles Halle, and Marie Hallé and Charles E Halle (ed.), Life and letters of Sir Charles Hallé; being an autobiography (1819-1860) (London, 1896), p. 108. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1427451806030 accessed: 22 January, 2021

location of experience: Paris

Listeners

Charles Halle
Conducting, Pianist
1819-1895

Experience Information

Date/Time the 1840's
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, in private, indoors

Originally submitted by Meg Barclay on Fri, 27 Mar 2015 10:23:26 +0000
Approved on Tue, 20 Oct 2015 14:35:59 +0100