Ignatz Moscheles in London - in the beginning of 1842

from Recent Music and Musicians, page 287:

How my ears suffered at a soirée, where Rode's Variations and Weber's 'Concertstück' were played in amateur-ish fashion. At last I determined on scaring away all these unpleasant sounds by playing myself.
cite as

Ignatz Moscheles, and Charlotte Moscheles (ed.), Recent Music and Musicians (New York, 1879), p. 287. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1431361803630 accessed: 22 February, 2024

location of experience: London


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

Listening to

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written by Carl Maria von Weber, Carl Maria von Weber
Rode's Variations

Experience Information

Date/Time in the beginning of 1842
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, in private, indoors

Originally submitted by mallen on Mon, 11 May 2015 17:30:03 +0100