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.
cite as

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

location of experience: London

Listeners

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

Listening to

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a Mendelssohn Octet
written by Felix Mendelssohn

Experience Information

Date/Time 1833
Medium live
Listening Environment indoors

Originally submitted by mallen on Tue, 28 Apr 2015 10:33:46 +0100