Ignatz Moscheles in Leipzig - 1849

from Recent Music and Musicians, pages 354-355:

'Christus,' the fragment left behind by Mendelssohn, is now being studied by our pupils; it consists of five or six choruses, recitatives, a trio of a dignified kind sung by the three magi, to the words, 'Say, where is He that is born King of Judah?.  A chorus, 'Daughters of Zion,' and another of the people, 'Crucify Him' - these are masterpieces, and although fragmentary in character are sure to become famous.

cite as

Ignatz Moscheles, and Charlotte Moscheles (ed.), Recent Music and Musicians (New York, 1879), p. 354-355. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1432025368165 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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Christus
written by Felix Mendelssohn, Felix Mendelssohn
performed by Moscheles' pupils

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 09:49:28 +0100