Ignatz Moscheles in London - 1833
from Recent Music and Musicians, page 207:
Mendelssohn's Octet, in which you complain of an absence of melody, has a tendency to the elaborate [...] and yet the frequent hearing of that admirable work, and that, too, in a spirit of careful analysis, is well worth the trouble, if it leads to the proper appreciation of an originality which never degenerates into anything extravagant.
Ignatz Moscheles, and Charlotte Moscheles (ed.), Recent Music and Musicians (New York, 1879), p. 207. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1430213626784 accessed: 25 October, 2021
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a Mendelssohn Octet
written by Felix Mendelssohn
Originally submitted by mallen on Tue, 28 Apr 2015 10:33:46 +0100