Ignatz Moscheles in London - May, 1832

from Recent Music and Musicians, pages 180-181:

My wife had prepared a pleasant surprise for me. Mendelssohn and the German artists came to dine with us on the eve of my birthday. [...] A packet was then handed to me, containing a sheet of paper on which Mendelssohn had transcribed a regular catalogue of the themes of my works, illustrating them with humorous drawings in the margin. I was, however, allowed no time to study the interesting present, for a four-part song broke in upon us; then Schrödes, the Haizingers, and Hause, sang a Canon by Mendelssohn, upon four lines of a stanza written for the occasion by Klingemann; the music founded…   more >>
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Ignatz Moscheles, and Charlotte Moscheles (ed.), Recent Music and Musicians (New York, 1879), p. 180-181. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1430062408120 accessed: 6 February, 2023

location of experience: London

Listeners

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

Listening to

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a canon
written by Felix Mendelssohn
performed by Haizingers, Hause, Schrödes
four-part song

Experience Information

Date/Time May, 1832
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, in private, indoors

Originally submitted by mallen on Sun, 26 Apr 2015 16:33:28 +0100