Ignaz Moscheles et al. in Leipzig - the 1860's

from Musings & memories of a musician, page 23:

On another occasion I brought him [Ignace Mascheles], for his criticism, a pianoforte composition of my own of which he had accepted the dedication. After he had made a slight change or two I asked him if I now should play to him the corrected version. "My dear sir," he said with a smile, "there's no need of that, I hear it all in my mind's ear-- I really must tell you a little story about that. When I wrote my concerto with three kettle-drums"-- he seemed to feel a particular pride and satisfaction in remembering this then almost …   more >>

cite as

Georg Henschel, Musings & memories of a musician (London, 1918), p. 23. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1452634310554 accessed: 18 September, 2018

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location of experience: Leipzig


Ignaz Moscheles
Conducting, Musician, Head of Leigzig Conservertoir, Composer […]
Georg Henschel
Conducting, Composer, Pianist, baritone

Experience Information

Date/Time the 1860's
Medium live
Listening Environment indoors, in private, in the company of others

Originally submitted by Meg Barclay on Tue, 12 Jan 2016 21:31:50 +0000
Approved on Thu, 14 Jan 2016 12:56:06 +0000