Ignatz Moscheles in Leipzig - December, 1844

from Recent Music and Musicians, page 308:

Yesterday I had a quiet evening with David, who played me the new violin Concerto, which Felix has expressly written for him. It is most beautiful, the last movement thoroughly Mendelssohnian, tripping like a dainty elf.
cite as

Ignatz Moscheles, and Charlotte Moscheles (ed.), Recent Music and Musicians (New York, 1879), p. 308. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1431508577578 accessed: 22 June, 2024

location of experience: Leipzig


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

Listening to

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a Mendelssohn violin concerto
written by Felix Mendelssohn
performed by Ferdinand David

Experience Information

Date/Time December, 1844
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, in private, indoors

Originally submitted by mallen on Wed, 13 May 2015 10:16:17 +0100