Ignatz Moscheles in Paris - 1839

from Recent Music and Musicians, page 257:

Today he was quite a different Chopin from the Chopin last week. I visited him by appointment with Charlotte and Emily, who are his enthusiastic admirers: they were profoundly impressed with the Prelude in A flat major in 6-8 time, with the perpetually recurring A flat resembling the pedal bass of an organ. Chopin's excellent pupil Gutmann played his manuscript Scherzo in C sharp minor, Chopin himself his manuscript Sonata in B flat minor, with the Funeral March.
cite as

Ignatz Moscheles, and Charlotte Moscheles (ed.), Recent Music and Musicians (New York, 1879), p. 257. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1430823884656 accessed: 18 April, 2024

location of experience: Paris


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

Listening to

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Chopin's Prelude in A flat major
written by Chopin
performed by Chopin
Scherzo in C sharp minor
written by Chopin
performed by Gutmann
Sonata in B flat minor
written by Chopin
performed by Chopin

Experience Information

Date/Time 1839
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, in private

Originally submitted by mallen on Tue, 05 May 2015 12:04:44 +0100