Ignatz Moscheles in Leipzig - in the beginning of 1847

from Recent Music and Musicians, page 332:

We had at our house (besides the Mendelssohns and Madame Frege, whose singing of his songs was indescribably beautiful), Mr. ---- , with his deafening 'Fortissimos.' Happily Mendelssohn put an end to the noise by playing the first book of his 'Lieder ohne Worte,' the manuscript of which he has given to me.
cite as

Ignatz Moscheles, and Charlotte Moscheles (ed.), Recent Music and Musicians (New York, 1879), p. 332. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1431940113429 accessed: 18 May, 2024

location of experience: Leipzig


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

Listening to

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Lieder ohne Worte
written by Fanny Mendelssohn
performed by Felix Mendelssohn
songs by Mendelssohn
written by Felix Mendelssohn
performed by Frau Frege

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 10:08:33 +0100