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Richard to Minna Wagner (Volume 1); Letters to His First Wife (Paperback) Loot Price: R224
Discovery Miles 2 240
Richard to Minna Wagner (Volume 1); Letters to His First Wife (Paperback): Richard Wagner

Richard to Minna Wagner (Volume 1); Letters to His First Wife (Paperback)

Richard Wagner

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1909. Excerpt: ... I had almost forgotten it. My mother is coming to Teplitz on Thursday, and begs you to order her old room, or the next one, at the Blue Angel, also a bedroom at the back for the servant and Klare's children (--who are coming with her); it wasn't to cost more than 4 thaler a week Do me the kindness of attending to it. 10. Dresden, y, .June 1843. My Very Best Minel, Best thanks for your dear letters. Your quite unwonted writing-fit is proof to me what heartfelt love can bring to pass. For my part, I finished my instrumentation also yesterday, and to-day at least may take a rest from writing Last Tuesday I rehearsed the vocal part of my new composition for the first time: already it went better than I expected; immediately it had been sung through once, a general outburst of enthusiasm among the 200 singers present found vent in prolonged applause. We rehearse in a large hall in the Briihl Garden, so several of us went off to the restaurant to take a little something after the rehearsal; upon my entry I was greeted by the Peace chorus from Rienzi, performed by the band: when it was over, the whole audience applauded quite alarmingly; then I learnt that it had just been played a third time by desire. Directly after, they played the overture to Rienzi again, now hackneyed every day, and from all sides there went up the same hurrah. Hartung afterwards told me, he had got up this overture to his own misfortune, for it killed his people through continually being asked for; thus it had just been redemanded for the third time.--I shan't go out at all to-day, but take a rest; for I'm quite knocked up and my nerves are very agitated, in spite of my looking so stout and fat as you are always told. But that comes of this respectable life, you see, of no-excess, of goi..


Imprint: General Books LLC
Country of origin: United States
Release date: February 2012
First published: February 2012
Authors: Richard Wagner
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 6mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 110
ISBN-13: 978-1-150-28443-4
Categories: Books
LSN: 1-150-28443-9
Barcode: 9781150284434

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