Court audience in Gotha et al. in Gotha - 1807

from Louis Spohr's Autobiography, pages 110-111:

I first wrote a Potpourri for the violin with orchestral accompaniment (Op. 23, published by André of Offenbach) which had already suggested itself to me during the journey, and for the most part in the carriage. I was very desirous to see on paper what I there thought a very artistic combination of two Themes in one and the same; but still more desirous to hear it executed by an orchestra. This Potpourri begins with a lively, and for the solo, brilliant Allegro in G-major, connected with and passing into the Theme from the “Entführung”: “Wer ein Liebchen hat gefunden” in G-minor. …   more >>
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Louis Spohr, and Frederick Freedman and Longman Roberts & Green London 1865 (ed.), Louis Spohr's Autobiography, volume 1 (1969), p. 110-111. accessed: 14 June, 2024

location of experience: Gotha


Louis Spohr
Concertmaster, Violinist, Composer, Conducting

Listening to

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Potpourri, op. 23
written by Louis Spohr
performed by Court orchestra and musicians of Gotha

Experience Information

Date/Time 1807
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, indoors, in public

Originally submitted by tlisboa on Mon, 27 Oct 2014 21:54:38 +0000
Approved on Tue, 23 Feb 2016 13:16:13 +0000