Ignatz Moscheles in Paris - 20 March, 1821

from Recent Music and Musicians, pages 30-31:

In an adjoining room were musicians and actors, among them Ponchard, Levasseur, Dugazon, Panseron, Mlle. de Munck, and Mad. Livére, of the Theatre Français. The most interesting of their performances, which I attended merely as a listener, was a vocal quartet by Cherubini, performed under his direction. Later in the evening, the whole party armed itself with larger or smaller ' Mirlitons ' (reed pipe whistles), and on these small monotonous instruments, sometimes made of sugar, they played, after the fashion of Russian horn music, the overture to Demophon, two frying-pans representing the …   more >>
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Ignatz Moscheles, and Charlotte Moscheles (ed.), Recent Music and Musicians (New York, 1879), p. 30-31. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1427116714995 accessed: 18 April, 2024

location of experience: Paris


Ignatz Moscheles
Head of Leigzig Conservertoir, Composer, Conducting, Musician […]

Listening to

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Overture to Demophon
Vocal quartet by Cherubini
written by Cherubini

Experience Information

Date/Time 20 March, 1821
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, in private, indoors

Originally submitted by mallen on Mon, 23 Mar 2015 13:18:35 +0000