Ignatz Moscheles in Leipzig - 5 October, 1847

from Recent Music and Musicians, page 339:

Delightful afternoon at Mendelssohn's and had much friendly talk about art-matters. He played me his last quartet, all four movements in F minor; the passionate character of the whole, and the mournful key, seem to me an expression of his deeply agitated state of mind.
cite as

Ignatz Moscheles, and Charlotte Moscheles (ed.), Recent Music and Musicians (New York, 1879), p. 339. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1431945430780 accessed: 4 July, 2022

location of experience: Leipzig

Listeners

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

Listening to

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Mendelssohn quartet in F minor
written by Felix Mendelssohn
performed by Felix Mendelssohn

Experience Information

Date/Time 5 October, 1847
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, in private, indoors

Originally submitted by mallen on Mon, 18 May 2015 11:37:10 +0100