Ignatz Moscheles in Leipzig - 12 October, 1840

from Recent Music and Musicians, page 271:

Yesterday afternoon I was a long time alone with Mendelssohn, who played me some numbers which had been intended for 'St. Paul,' but which were never performed or printed. They are admirable, only treated in a more dramatic way, and therefore perhaps more adapted for isolated pieces in the concert-room than to be heard in connection with the oratorio itself. He played me also some charming MS. 'Lieder ohne Worte.'
cite as

Ignatz Moscheles, and Charlotte Moscheles (ed.), Recent Music and Musicians (New York, 1879), p. 271. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1431163023639 accessed: 17 July, 2024

location of experience: Leipzig


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

Listening to

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Lieder ohne Worte
written by Fanny Mendelssohn
performed by Felix Mendelssohn
Mendelssohn's oratorio compositions
written by Felix Mendelssohn
performed by Felix Mendelssohn

Experience Information

Date/Time 12 October, 1840
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, in private, indoors

Originally submitted by mallen on Sat, 09 May 2015 10:17:04 +0100