Ignatz Moscheles in Leipzig - between 1856 and 1860

from Recent Music and Musicians, page 393:

Behr gave for his benefit the 'Tannhauser,' under Liszt's direction, some of the Weimar company assisting. My chief objection to the innovators is that they aspire to go beyond Beethoven, and altogether dethrone Mozart and Haydn, hitherto the acknowledged keystones to the foundation of music.
cite as

Ignatz Moscheles, and Charlotte Moscheles (ed.), Recent Music and Musicians (New York, 1879), p. 393. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1432487416986 accessed: 21 July, 2024

location of experience: Leipzig


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

Listening to

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'Tannhäuser und der Sängerkrieg auf Wartburg'
written by Richard Wagner

Experience Information

Date/Time between 1856 and 1860
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, indoors, in public

Originally submitted by mallen on Sun, 24 May 2015 18:10:17 +0100