Ignatz Moscheles - between 1830 and 1831

from Recent Music and Musicians, page 165:

I wish he had not his feet so perpetually upon the pedals. All effects now it seems must be produced by the feet - what is the good of people having hands? it is just as if a good rider wanted forever to use spurs.
cite as

Ignatz Moscheles, and Charlotte Moscheles (ed.), Recent Music and Musicians (New York, 1879), p. 165. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1429696997333 accessed: 28 November, 2021

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Ignatz Moscheles
Head of Leigzig Conservertoir, Composer, Conducting, Musician […]
1794-1870

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Piano music

Experience Information

Date/Time between 1830 and 1831
Medium live
Listening Environment indoors

Originally submitted by mallen on Wed, 22 Apr 2015 11:03:17 +0100