Ignatz Moscheles in Leipzig - between 1854 and 1855

from Recent Music and Musicians, page 390:

I heard Wagner's overture to Faust, which I place higher than his other works. The demoniacal element is well worked out, and the better emotions are indicated by clear melodious thoughts.
cite as

Ignatz Moscheles, and Charlotte Moscheles (ed.), Recent Music and Musicians (New York, 1879), p. 390. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1432469399143 accessed: 26 February, 2024

location of experience: Leipzig


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

Listening to

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Overture to Faust
written by Richard Wagner

Experience Information

Date/Time between 1854 and 1855
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, indoors, in public

Originally submitted by mallen on Sun, 24 May 2015 13:09:59 +0100