Ignatz Moscheles in London - June, 1836

from Recent Music and Musicians, pages 226-227:

Malibran sat down to the piano and sang for an hour. At last, however, she called out to Thalberg [...] Thalberg played by heart, and in a most masterly way, several of his 'Studies', and fragments of a newly written Rondo, then my 'Studies', 'Allegri di Bravura', and 'G minor Concerto'. We had supper afterwards; there again it was Malibran who kept us all going. She gave us the richest imitations of Sir George Smart, the singers Knyvett, Braham, Phillips, and Vaughan, who had sung with her at a concert given by the Duchess of C.; taking off the fat Duchess herself, as she condescendingly …   more >>
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Ignatz Moscheles, and Charlotte Moscheles (ed.), Recent Music and Musicians (New York, 1879), p. 226-227. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1430236316857 accessed: 24 November, 2020

location of experience: London

Listeners

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

Listening to

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A Rondo by Thalberg
written by Sigismond Thalberg
performed by Sigismond Thalberg
Allegri di Bravura
written by Ignatz Moscheles
performed by Sigismond Thalberg
Don Giovanni
written by Mozart
performed by Maria Malibran
Der Freisch├╝tz
written by Carl Maria von Weber
performed by Maria Malibran
G minor Concerto
written by Ignatz Moscheles
performed by Sigismond Thalberg
German songs
written by Carl Maria von Weber, Felix Mendelssohn, Franz Schubert, Ignatz Moscheles
performed by Maria Malibran
Moscheles' studies
written by Ignatz Moscheles
performed by Sigismond Thalberg
Thalberg Studies
written by Sigismond Thalberg
performed by Sigismond Thalberg

Experience Information

Date/Time June, 1836
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, in private, indoors

Originally submitted by mallen on Tue, 28 Apr 2015 16:51:56 +0100