Piano music by Moscheles,
Mendelssohn and Schumann -
'...Todd Crow deserves unstinted gratitude.'
Moscheles had every reason to mourn the passing of Maria Malibran at the age of twenty-eight. They had arrived in London within months of each other in 1825, when Malibran sang Rosina in Rossini's Barber. They remained in touch, and Malibran sang at a Moscheles party in the company of her second husband, the French violinist Charles de Bériot, a matter of hours after a riding accident in summer 1836 that was to kill her three months later...
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