Georg Henschel 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. accessed: 16 July, 2024

location of experience: Leipzig


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

Experience Information

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

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