Biography of Ignaz Moscheles (1794-1870)

23.05.1794
Born in Prague into a wealthy jewish family
Studies in Prague and Vienna (there with Albrechtsberger and Salieri)
1808
Until 1825 living in Vienna
Enthusiastic devotee to Beethoven, who was in 1814 mandated by him to write the piano edition of Fidelio.
1821
Living in London, teacher at the Royal Academy and conducting
1846
Piano teacher at Leipzig conservatory called by Mendelssohns, a former student of his.
10.03.1870
Dies in Leipzig
Was thought to be one of the most excellent piano soloists of Europe

Sheet music for flute:

Variations concertantes op. 21 (d-moll)
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(flute (violin), piano)
Eulenburg, GM 216
Rating: mid-grade
  1. Thema (Andantino)
  2. Variation I
  3. Variation II (più mosso)
  4. Variation III (Tempo primo)
  5. Variation IV (Majore)
  6. Variation V - Flauto tacet
  7. Variation VI (Allegretto)
Written 1813/14 in Vienna.


Literature von/über Ignaz Moscheles

Last edit 23.12.2010