Sigismund Ritter von Neukomm et al. in London - 1837
from Musical letters from Abroad, page 37:
Moscheles stands very high not only as a teacher and composer, but also as a performer. I well remember being at a select music party at his house in London in ’37. Several distinguished pianists were there, one of whom now fills the world with his praise, and has been called the king of the piano forte — himself once Moscheles’s pupil. The Chevalier Neukomm was there, and in the course of the evening, being in conversation with that distinguished man, I asked him the question, "Who is the greatest living pianist?” “I think he is,” replied the Chevalier, … more >>
Lowell Mason, Musical letters from Abroad. In Musical Letters from Abroad (New York, 1854), p. 37. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1448278279697 accessed: 3 July, 2022
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|Piano music||performed by Felix Moscheles|
|Listening Environment||in the company of others, in private, indoors|
Mason remembers one of Moscheles' musical parties.