Ignatz Moscheles in Leipzig - in the beginning of 1847

from Recent Music and Musicians, page 332:

On the last occasion Joachim, our favorite, was there; Felix accompanied him in his violin Concerto, and both played the music by heart; afterwards Felix let us hear some 'Lieder ohne Worte,' written by his sister Fanny. Although close imitations of his own, they are interesting, and treated in a genuine musical spirit. He then played us that part of the 'Elijah' where the widow invokes the prophet's help. It has been remodelled, and I must confess that the part of 'Elijah' acquires more dignity and importance than it had at the performance in Birmingham, where I considered the whole work …   more >>
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Ignatz Moscheles, and Charlotte Moscheles (ed.), Recent Music and Musicians (New York, 1879), p. 332. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1431939540583 accessed: 16 January, 2022

location of experience: Leipzig


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

Listening to

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written by Felix Mendelssohn, Felix Mendelssohn
performed by Felix Mendelssohn
Lieder ohne Worte
written by Fanny Mendelssohn
performed by Felix Mendelssohn
a violin concerto
written by Joseph Joachim
performed by Felix Mendelssohn, Joseph Joachim

Experience Information

Date/Time in the beginning of 1847
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, in private, indoors

Originally submitted by mallen on Mon, 18 May 2015 09:59:00 +0100