Ignatz Moscheles in Leipzig - December, 1852

from Recent Music and Musicians, page 372:

One plays in a style cold and clear as a bright December night, and just as frosty; another, with his crashing chords, shakes, and arpeggios, is really too merciless on my unfortunate Erard, which is not only beaten out of tune, but somehow or other has been severely injured.
cite as

Ignatz Moscheles, and Charlotte Moscheles (ed.), Recent Music and Musicians (New York, 1879), p. 372. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1432290120729 accessed: 2 December, 2021

location of experience: Leipzig

Listeners

Ignatz Moscheles
Head of Leigzig Conservertoir, Composer, Conducting, Musician […]
1794-1870

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unknown piano music

Experience Information

Date/Time December, 1852
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, in private, indoors

Originally submitted by mallen on Fri, 22 May 2015 11:22:00 +0100