Ignatz Moscheles in Leipzig - 17 December, 1848

from Recent Music and Musicians, pages 351-352:

Unfortunately, in spite of my ten days' exertions and a great deal of begging, I did not succeed in securing for the blind singer, Miss A. Z., a full room at her MatinĂ©e today. My warmth on the subject had failed to melt the iceberg which blocked the entrance to the purses of the Leipzigers. Rietz accompanied, Joachim played Bach's 'Chaconne' admirably, and Pelz the pianist appeared for the first time, with an Andante, all embroidery. The poor singer gave her Swiss melodies and some other pieces with much feeling, but after all she only realized twenty-six thalers, twelve of which went to the…   more >>
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Ignatz Moscheles, and Charlotte Moscheles (ed.), Recent Music and Musicians (New York, 1879), p. 351-352. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1432021803718 accessed: 13 June, 2024

location of experience: Leipzig


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

Listening to

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written by Bach, Johann Sebastian Bach
performed by Joseph Joachim
an Andante performed by Pelz
vocal music performed by Miss A. Z., Rietz

Experience Information

Date/Time 17 December, 1848
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, indoors, in public

Originally submitted by mallen on Tue, 19 May 2015 08:50:03 +0100