Ignatz Moscheles in Leipzig - at the end of 1853

from Recent Music and Musicians, page 382:

I have heard a good deal of Berlioz, and give him my closest attention. My opinion of his music remains unshaken, I acknowledge his merit, but cannot always understand him - or is such music as the 'Witches' Sabbath,' not meant to be understood ?
cite as

Ignatz Moscheles, and Charlotte Moscheles (ed.), Recent Music and Musicians (New York, 1879), p. 382. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1432379708035 accessed: 25 February, 2024

location of experience: Leipzig


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

Listening to

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Witches' Sabbath
written by Berlioz

Experience Information

Date/Time at the end of 1853
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, indoors, in public

Originally submitted by mallen on Sat, 23 May 2015 12:15:08 +0100