Ignatz Moscheles in Leipzig - 1849

from Recent Music and Musicians, page 353:

Paul Mendelssohn asked me, in the name of his sister-in-law, to join Hauptmann, David, and Rietz in editing his brother's posthumous works, a service which I shall render with affection and reverence. The very next evening some movements of the posthumous quartet were tried at David's. One in F minor is, I think, the most valuable; the Quintet in B major, too, is a great work.
cite as

Ignatz Moscheles, and Charlotte Moscheles (ed.), Recent Music and Musicians (New York, 1879), p. 353. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1432023179587 accessed: 27 November, 2022

location of experience: Leipzig

Listeners

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

Listening to

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Mendelssohn's Quartet in Fminor
written by Felix Mendelssohn
performed by David
Mendelssohn's Quintet in B major
written by Felix Mendelssohn
performed by David

Experience Information

Date/Time 1849
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, in private, indoors

Originally submitted by mallen on Tue, 19 May 2015 09:12:59 +0100