Ignatz Moscheles in London - May, 1836

from Recent Music and Musicians, pages 227-228:

Malibran and De Bériot appeared at eleven o'clock, after our eighty guests had satisfied their musical appetite with English vocal music, solos by Lipinsky and Servais, and my own 'Concert Fantastique'. She looked weary, and, when she sang, one scarcely recognized Malibran, she was so voiceless. [...] She was soon herself, however, and sang two 'Freyschütz' scenas in German, a comic English duet with John Parry, three Spanish, Italian, and French songs, winding up with the duet, 'Cadence du Diable', for herself and De Bériot, in which she prefaces his daring and marvellous violin passages …   more >>
cite as

Ignatz Moscheles, and Charlotte Moscheles (ed.), Recent Music and Musicians (New York, 1879), p. 227-228. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1430303443311 accessed: 7 February, 2023

location of experience: London

Listeners

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

Listening to

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Cadence du Diable performed by De Bériot, Maria Malibran
Concert Fantastique
written by Ignatz Moscheles
English vocal music
Der Freischütz
written by Carl Maria von Weber
performed by Maria Malibran
Der Freischütz
written by Carl Maria von Weber
performed by John Parry
Spanish, Italian and French songs performed by Maria Malibran
Vocal music performed by Lipinsky, Servais
a comic English duet performed by John Parry, Maria Malibran

Experience Information

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

Notes

A concert at Moscheles' house.


Originally submitted by mallen on Wed, 29 Apr 2015 11:30:43 +0100