Ignatz Moscheles in Leipzig - between 1861 and 1870

from Recent Music and Musicians, pages 412-413:

Today all the Guilds turned out, and I followed the procession as far as the Japanese Palace, where I heard festival songs, festival speeches, and afterwards the anything but festival hodge-podge made by bands of music as they marched away and interlaced each other's tune in the following edifying fashion, waves of sound crossing one another.
cite as

Ignatz Moscheles, and Charlotte Moscheles (ed.), Recent Music and Musicians (New York, 1879), p. 412-413. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1432552924543 accessed: 7 April, 2020

location of experience: Leipzig

Listeners

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

Listening to

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festival songs
orchestral music

Experience Information

Date/Time between 1861 and 1870
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, outdoors, in public

Notes

The FĂȘte at Leipzig.


Originally submitted by mallen on Mon, 25 May 2015 12:22:04 +0100