Lowell Mason in Gewandhaus, Leipzig - mid March, 1852

from Musical letters from Abroad, pages 64-5:

A charming Quartette performance was recently given by a few of the very best artists here, as David, Dreyschock, (violinist,) Rietz, and others whose names are less known. They were assisted by a pianist from Munich, Herr Speidl. The following pieces were played. 1st. Trio for pianoforte, violin and violoncello, by Beethoven, (op. 70,) by Speidl, David, and Rietz. 2d. Quartette for strings, composed by David. 3d. Variations for pianoforte, by Mendelssohn. 4th. Quartette by Beethoven, (op. 59,) performed by Dreyschock, Rongen, Hermann, and Rietz.

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cite as

Lowell Mason, Musical letters from Abroad. In Musical Letters from Abroad (New York, 1854), p. 64-5. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1448286451685 accessed: 14 July, 2024

location of experience: Gewandhaus, Leipzig


Lowell Mason
Musician, Composer

Listening to

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Piano Trio Op. 70
written by Beethoven
performed by Rietz, Speidl, Gewandhaus-Quartett, Ferdinand David, Alexander Dreyschock
String Quartet
written by Ferdinand David
performed by Gewandhaus-Quartett, Ferdinand David, Julius Rietz, Alexander Dreyschock
Variations for pianoforte
written by Felix Mendelssohn
performed by Speidl
String Quartet Op. 59
written by Beethoven
performed by Gewandhaus-Quartett

Experience Information

Date/Time mid March, 1852
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, indoors, in public

Originally submitted by acusworth on Mon, 23 Nov 2015 13:47:31 +0000
Approved on Thu, 16 Mar 2017 07:27:55 +0000