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Memoirs of Hector Berlioz : from 1803 to 1865, comprising his travels in Germany, Italy, Russia, and England, translated by Rachel (Scott Russell) Holmes and Eleanor Holmes. Annotated, and the translation rev. by Ernest Newman

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Memoirs of Hector Berlioz : from 1803 to 1865, comprising his travels in Germany, Italy, Russia, and England
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Memoirs of Hector Berlioz
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from 1803 to 1865, comprising his travels in Germany, Italy, Russia, and England
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translated by Rachel (Scott Russell) Holmes and Eleanor Holmes. Annotated, and the translation rev. by Ernest Newman
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  • I. La Côte-Saint-André ; First communion ; First musical experience
  • II. My father ; Literary education ; Passion for traveling ; Virgil ; First poetical impressions
  • III. Meylan ; My uncle ; The pink shoes ; The Hamadryad of Saint Eynard ; Love at twelve years of age -- IV. First music-lessons from my father ; Attempts at composition ; Anatomical studies ; Antipathy to medicine ; Departure for Paris
  • V. A year of medical studies ; Professor Amussant ; A performance at the opera ; The conservatoire library ; Irresistible attraction towards music ; My father refuses to let me adopt it as a profession ; Family discussions
  • VI. I become one of Leseur's pupils ; His kindness ; The chapel royal
  • VII. A first opera ; M. Andrieux ; A first mass ; M. de Chateaubrian
  • VIII. Augustin de Pons ; Lends me twelve hundred francs ; My mass performed for the first time at St. Roch ; Second performance at St. Eustache ; I burn it
  • IX. First interview with Cherubini ; He turns me out of the conservatoire library
  • X. My father withdraws my allowance ; I return to the côte ; Provincial ideas of art and artists ; Despair ; My father's alarm ; He allows me to return to Paris ; My mother's fanaticism ; Her curse
  • XI. I return to Paris ; Give lessons ; Enter Reicha's class at the conservatoire ; Dinners on the Pont Neuf ; My father again stops my allowance ; Relentless opposition ; Humbert Ferrand ; Rodolphe Kreutzer
  • XII. I compete for a place as chorus-singer, and get it ; A. Charbonnel ; Our bachelor establishment
  • XIII. First compositions for the orchestra ; Studies at the opera ; Lesuer and Reicha
  • XIV. Competition at the conservatoire ; My cantata declared unplayable ; Adoration for Gluck and Spontini ; Arrival of Rossini ; The "Dilettanti" ; My fury ; M. Ingres
  • XV. Evenings at the opera ; Proselytism ; Scandals ; A scene of enthusiasm ; A sensitive mathematician
  • XVI. Weber at the Odéon ; Castilblaze ; Mozart ; Lachnith ; "Adapters" ; "Despair and die!"
  • XVII. Prejudice against operas with Italian words ; The influence produced by this feeling on my appreciation of some of Mozart's works
  • XVIII. Shakespeare ; Miss Smithson ; Fatal love ; Moral lethargy ; My first concert ; Cherubini's droll opposition ; His defeat ; His first dose ;
  • XIX. A futile concert ; A conductor who cannot conduct ; A chorus which cannot sing
  • XX. Beethoven at the conservatoire ; Vindictive reserve of the French musicians ; Impressions which produced on Lesuer by the Symphony in C Minor ; His persistent adherence to his former conclusions
  • XXI. Fatality ; I became a critic
  • XXII. The competition for musical composition ; The constitution of the Académie des Beaux-Arts ; I gain the second prize
  • XXIII. The academy porter ; His revelations
  • XXIV. Miss Smithson again ; A benefit ; Cruel fate
  • XXV. My third trial at the conservatoire ; No first prize awarded ; A curious conversation with Boïeldieu ; Soothing music
  • XXVI. I read Goethe's "Faust" for the first time ; "Symphonie Fantastique" ; Fruitless endeavors to get it performed
  • XXVII. Fantasia on "The Tempest" ; Its performance at the opera
  • XXVIII. A violent distraction ; F. H. ; Mademoiselle M
  • XXIX. Fourth competition at the conservatoire ; I obtain the prize ; The revolution of July ; The taking of Babylon ; "La Marseillaise" ; Rouget de Lisle
  • XXX. Distribution of prizes at the conservatoires ; The academicians ; "Sardanapalus" ; Its performance ; The conflagration won't burn ; My fury ; Mdme. Malibran's terror
  • XXXI. My second concert ; The "Symphonie Fantastique" ; Liszt pays me a visit ; The beginning of our friendship ; The Parisian critics ; Cherubini's mot ; I start for Italy
  • XXXII. Marseilles to Leghorn ; Storm ; Leghorn to Rome ; The Académie de France in Rome
  • XXXIII. The scholars for the academy ; Mendelssohn
  • XXXIV. Drama ; I leave Rome ; From Florence to Nice ; I return to Rome ; Nobody killed ; Unloaded pistols have been known to go off ; On the other hand, loaded pistols often miss fire
  • XXXV. The theatres at Genoa and Florence ; Bellini's "I Montechi Ed I Capuletti" ; Romeo played by a woman ; Pacini's "La Vestale" ; Licinius played by a woman ; The organist at Florence ; The feast of the Corpus Domini ; I return to the academy
  • XXXVI. Life at the academy ; Walks in the Abruzzi mountains ; St. Peter's ; "Le Spleen" ; Excursions into the campagna ; The carnival ; The Piazza Navone
  • XXXVII. Sport in the mountains ; The campagna once more ; Virgillian recollections ; Wild Italy ; Regrets ; The balls in the osteria ; My guitar
  • XXXVIII. Subiaco -- The convent of St. Benedict ; A serenade ; Civitella ; My gun ; My friend Crispino
  • XXXIX. Life of a musician in Rome ; The music in St. Peter's ; The Sistine Chapel ; Prejudice against Palestrina ; Modern religious music in the church of St. Louis ; The opera-houses ; Mozart and Vaccai ; The Pifferari ; Compositions at Rome
  • XL. The Spleen ; Its varieties ; Isolation
  • XLI. Naples ; An enthusiastic soldier ; Excursion to Nisidia ; The Lazzaroni ; An invitation to dinner ; The crack of a whip ; The San Carlo Theatre ; Return to Rome across the Abruzzi ; Tivoli ; Virgil again
  • XLII. Influenza in Rome ; New system of philosophy ; Hunting ; Domestic troubles ; Return to France
  • XLIII. Florence ; A funeral ; La bella sposina ; The gay Florentine ; Lodi ; Milan ; The theatre of the cannobiana ; The public ; Musical organization of the Italians ; Love of platitudes and vocalization -- Return to France
  • XLIV. The papal censorship ; Preparations for concerts ; Return to Paris ; The new English theatre ; Fétis ; His corrections of Beethoven's symphonies ; I am introduced to Miss Smithson ; She is ruined ; Breaks her leg ; I marry her
  • XLV. Benefit and concert at the Théâtre-Italien ; The fourth act of "Hamlet" ; "Antony" ; Defection of the orchestra ; Revenge ; Visit from Paganini ; His viola ; "Harold en Italie" -- Girard's mistakes ; I conduct the performance ; Anonymous letter
  • XLVI. An order for a requiem ; The directors of the fine arts ; Their opinions on music ; Break their word ; The capture of Constantine ; Intrigues of Cherubini, etc. ; My requiem performed ; Habeneck's snuff-box ; I am not paid ; They wish to sell me the cross ; All kinds of ignominy ; Fury ; Threats ; I am paid
  • XLVII. Performance of my "Lacrymosa" at Lille ; A little pill for Cherubini ; He plays me a nice trick ; A Roland for his Oliver ; I join the "Journal des Débats" ; Painful results
  • XLVIII. Mdlle. Bertin's "Esmeralda" ; Rehearsals of "Benvenuto Cellini" ; Its glaring failure ; The "Carnaval Romain" Overture ; Habeneck ; Duprez ; Legrouvé
  • XLIX. Concert of December 16, 1838 ; Paganini's Letter and present ; My wife's religious fervor ; Fury, congratulations, and scandals ; My visit to Paganini ; His departure ; I write "Romeo and Juliet" -- Criticism on the work
  • L. Order from M. de Rémusat to write the "Symphonie Funère et Triomphale" ; Its performance ; Popularity in Paris ; Habeneck's mot ; Spontini's epithet for the work ; His mistake about the "Requiem"
  • LI. Brussels ; My domestic storms ; The Belgians ; Zani de Feranti ; Fétis ; His serious blunder ; A festival at the Paris Opéra -- Habeneck's conspiracy foiled ; Fracas in M. de Girardin's box ; How to make a fortune ; Start for Germany
  • First visit to Germany (1842-1843) : LII. Brussels ; Mainz ; Frankfort ; Letter 1 to Monsieur A. Morel
  • LIII. Stuttgart ; Hechingen; Letter 2 to Monsieur Girard -- LIV. Mannheim ; Weimar ; Letter 3 to Liszt -- LV. Leipzig ; Letter 4 to Stephen Heller -- LVI. Dresden ; Letter 5 to Ernest
  • LVII. Brunswick ; Hamburg ; Letter 6 to Henri Heine -- LVIII. Berlin ; Letter 7 to Mdlle. Louise Bertin -- LIX. Berlin ; Letter 8 to Monsieur Habeneck -- LX. Berlin ; Letter 9 to Monsieur Desmarest ; LXI. Hanover ; Darmstadt ; Letter 10 to Mr. G. A. Osborne
  • LXII. I get up "Freischütz" for the opera ; My recitatives ; The singers ; Dessauer ; M. Léon Pillet ; Havoc made my his successors in Weber's work
  • LXIII. I am forced to write articles ; My despair ; Thoughts of suicide ; Revival of industry ; 1022 performers ; Receipts, 32,000 francs ; Profit, 800 francs ; M. Delessert, prefect of police ; Censorship of concert programmes established ; Hospital collectors ; Dr. Amussant ; Journey to Nice ; Concerts in the circus of the Champs-Élysées
  • Second visit to Germany (Austria ; Bohemia ; Hungary) : LXIV. Vienna ; Letter 1 to Monsieur Humbert Ferrand -- LXV. Vienna (continued) ; Letter 2 to Monsieur Humbert Ferrand -- LXVI. Pesth; Letter 3 to Monsieur Humbert Ferrand -- LXVII. Prague ; Letter 4 to Monsieur Humbert Ferrand -- LXVIII. Prague (continued) ; Letter 6 to Monsieur Humbert Ferrand -- LXIX. Prague (conclusion) ; Letter VI to Monsieur Humbert Ferrand
  • LXX. Concert at Breslau ; "The damnation of Faust" Patriotic German critics ; Production of the work at Paris ; Resolution to visit Russia ; Kindness of friends
  • Russian Journey : LXXI. A Prussian musical courier ; M. Nernst ; Sledges ; Snow ; The Counts Weilhorski ; General Lwoff ; My first concert ; The empress ; I make my fortune ; Journey to Moscow ; Ludicrous obstacle ; The grand marshal ; Youthful meloniacs ; Cannons at the Kremlin ;
  • LXXII. Return to St. Petersburg ; Two performances of "Romeo and Juliet" ; Romeo in his cabriolet ; Ernst ; His talent ; Retroactive effect of music. LXXIII. My return ; Riga ; Berlin ; Performance of "Faust" ; A dinner at sans souci ; The king of Prussia
  • LXXIV. Paris ; I have Roqueplan and Duponchel nominated as directors of the Opéra ; Their gratitude ; "La Nonne Sanglante" ; I go to London ; Jullien, Manager of Drury Lane ; Scribe ; The priest must live by the altar -- LXXV. My father's death ; Another journey to the Côte-Saint-André ; Excursion to Meylan ; Devastating loneliness ; Stella del Monte again ; I write to her
  • LXXVI. Death of my sister ; And of my wife ; Her funeral ; The Odéon ; My position in the musical world ; Impossibility of Braving the hatred felt for me ; Cabal at Convent Garden ; The coterie at the Paris Conservatoire ; A symphony dreamed and forgotten ; Charming welcome in Germany ; The king of Hanover ; The duke of Weimar ; The king of Saxony's intendant ; My farewells
  • Postscript. Letters to M. -- , accompanying the Ms. Of my Memoirs, in reply to his request for notes for my biography -- Supplement. I have finished ; The institute ; Concerts at the Palais de l'Industrie ; Jullien ; The diapason of eternity ; "Les Troyens" in Paris ; "Béatrice et Bénédict" at Baden and Weimar ; Excursion to Löwenberg ; concerts at the conservatoire ; Festival at Strasurg ; Death of my second wife ; Cemeteries ; To the devil with everything! -- The last chapter of all. Visit to Dauphiny ; Second pilgrimage to Meylan ; A day at Lyons ; I see Madame F -- again ; Convulsions of heart
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xxi, 533 pages
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9780486215631
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Memoirs of Hector Berlioz : from 1803 to 1865, comprising his travels in Germany, Italy, Russia, and England, translated by Rachel (Scott Russell) Holmes and Eleanor Holmes. Annotated, and the translation rev. by Ernest Newman
Publication
Note
  • Includes index
  • "This Dover ed., first published in 1966, is an unabridged republication of the work originally published ... in 1932."
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Contents
  • I. La Côte-Saint-André ; First communion ; First musical experience
  • II. My father ; Literary education ; Passion for traveling ; Virgil ; First poetical impressions
  • III. Meylan ; My uncle ; The pink shoes ; The Hamadryad of Saint Eynard ; Love at twelve years of age -- IV. First music-lessons from my father ; Attempts at composition ; Anatomical studies ; Antipathy to medicine ; Departure for Paris
  • V. A year of medical studies ; Professor Amussant ; A performance at the opera ; The conservatoire library ; Irresistible attraction towards music ; My father refuses to let me adopt it as a profession ; Family discussions
  • VI. I become one of Leseur's pupils ; His kindness ; The chapel royal
  • VII. A first opera ; M. Andrieux ; A first mass ; M. de Chateaubrian
  • VIII. Augustin de Pons ; Lends me twelve hundred francs ; My mass performed for the first time at St. Roch ; Second performance at St. Eustache ; I burn it
  • IX. First interview with Cherubini ; He turns me out of the conservatoire library
  • X. My father withdraws my allowance ; I return to the côte ; Provincial ideas of art and artists ; Despair ; My father's alarm ; He allows me to return to Paris ; My mother's fanaticism ; Her curse
  • XI. I return to Paris ; Give lessons ; Enter Reicha's class at the conservatoire ; Dinners on the Pont Neuf ; My father again stops my allowance ; Relentless opposition ; Humbert Ferrand ; Rodolphe Kreutzer
  • XII. I compete for a place as chorus-singer, and get it ; A. Charbonnel ; Our bachelor establishment
  • XIII. First compositions for the orchestra ; Studies at the opera ; Lesuer and Reicha
  • XIV. Competition at the conservatoire ; My cantata declared unplayable ; Adoration for Gluck and Spontini ; Arrival of Rossini ; The "Dilettanti" ; My fury ; M. Ingres
  • XV. Evenings at the opera ; Proselytism ; Scandals ; A scene of enthusiasm ; A sensitive mathematician
  • XVI. Weber at the Odéon ; Castilblaze ; Mozart ; Lachnith ; "Adapters" ; "Despair and die!"
  • XVII. Prejudice against operas with Italian words ; The influence produced by this feeling on my appreciation of some of Mozart's works
  • XVIII. Shakespeare ; Miss Smithson ; Fatal love ; Moral lethargy ; My first concert ; Cherubini's droll opposition ; His defeat ; His first dose ;
  • XIX. A futile concert ; A conductor who cannot conduct ; A chorus which cannot sing
  • XX. Beethoven at the conservatoire ; Vindictive reserve of the French musicians ; Impressions which produced on Lesuer by the Symphony in C Minor ; His persistent adherence to his former conclusions
  • XXI. Fatality ; I became a critic
  • XXII. The competition for musical composition ; The constitution of the Académie des Beaux-Arts ; I gain the second prize
  • XXIII. The academy porter ; His revelations
  • XXIV. Miss Smithson again ; A benefit ; Cruel fate
  • XXV. My third trial at the conservatoire ; No first prize awarded ; A curious conversation with Boïeldieu ; Soothing music
  • XXVI. I read Goethe's "Faust" for the first time ; "Symphonie Fantastique" ; Fruitless endeavors to get it performed
  • XXVII. Fantasia on "The Tempest" ; Its performance at the opera
  • XXVIII. A violent distraction ; F. H. ; Mademoiselle M
  • XXIX. Fourth competition at the conservatoire ; I obtain the prize ; The revolution of July ; The taking of Babylon ; "La Marseillaise" ; Rouget de Lisle
  • XXX. Distribution of prizes at the conservatoires ; The academicians ; "Sardanapalus" ; Its performance ; The conflagration won't burn ; My fury ; Mdme. Malibran's terror
  • XXXI. My second concert ; The "Symphonie Fantastique" ; Liszt pays me a visit ; The beginning of our friendship ; The Parisian critics ; Cherubini's mot ; I start for Italy
  • XXXII. Marseilles to Leghorn ; Storm ; Leghorn to Rome ; The Académie de France in Rome
  • XXXIII. The scholars for the academy ; Mendelssohn
  • XXXIV. Drama ; I leave Rome ; From Florence to Nice ; I return to Rome ; Nobody killed ; Unloaded pistols have been known to go off ; On the other hand, loaded pistols often miss fire
  • XXXV. The theatres at Genoa and Florence ; Bellini's "I Montechi Ed I Capuletti" ; Romeo played by a woman ; Pacini's "La Vestale" ; Licinius played by a woman ; The organist at Florence ; The feast of the Corpus Domini ; I return to the academy
  • XXXVI. Life at the academy ; Walks in the Abruzzi mountains ; St. Peter's ; "Le Spleen" ; Excursions into the campagna ; The carnival ; The Piazza Navone
  • XXXVII. Sport in the mountains ; The campagna once more ; Virgillian recollections ; Wild Italy ; Regrets ; The balls in the osteria ; My guitar
  • XXXVIII. Subiaco -- The convent of St. Benedict ; A serenade ; Civitella ; My gun ; My friend Crispino
  • XXXIX. Life of a musician in Rome ; The music in St. Peter's ; The Sistine Chapel ; Prejudice against Palestrina ; Modern religious music in the church of St. Louis ; The opera-houses ; Mozart and Vaccai ; The Pifferari ; Compositions at Rome
  • XL. The Spleen ; Its varieties ; Isolation
  • XLI. Naples ; An enthusiastic soldier ; Excursion to Nisidia ; The Lazzaroni ; An invitation to dinner ; The crack of a whip ; The San Carlo Theatre ; Return to Rome across the Abruzzi ; Tivoli ; Virgil again
  • XLII. Influenza in Rome ; New system of philosophy ; Hunting ; Domestic troubles ; Return to France
  • XLIII. Florence ; A funeral ; La bella sposina ; The gay Florentine ; Lodi ; Milan ; The theatre of the cannobiana ; The public ; Musical organization of the Italians ; Love of platitudes and vocalization -- Return to France
  • XLIV. The papal censorship ; Preparations for concerts ; Return to Paris ; The new English theatre ; Fétis ; His corrections of Beethoven's symphonies ; I am introduced to Miss Smithson ; She is ruined ; Breaks her leg ; I marry her
  • XLV. Benefit and concert at the Théâtre-Italien ; The fourth act of "Hamlet" ; "Antony" ; Defection of the orchestra ; Revenge ; Visit from Paganini ; His viola ; "Harold en Italie" -- Girard's mistakes ; I conduct the performance ; Anonymous letter
  • XLVI. An order for a requiem ; The directors of the fine arts ; Their opinions on music ; Break their word ; The capture of Constantine ; Intrigues of Cherubini, etc. ; My requiem performed ; Habeneck's snuff-box ; I am not paid ; They wish to sell me the cross ; All kinds of ignominy ; Fury ; Threats ; I am paid
  • XLVII. Performance of my "Lacrymosa" at Lille ; A little pill for Cherubini ; He plays me a nice trick ; A Roland for his Oliver ; I join the "Journal des Débats" ; Painful results
  • XLVIII. Mdlle. Bertin's "Esmeralda" ; Rehearsals of "Benvenuto Cellini" ; Its glaring failure ; The "Carnaval Romain" Overture ; Habeneck ; Duprez ; Legrouvé
  • XLIX. Concert of December 16, 1838 ; Paganini's Letter and present ; My wife's religious fervor ; Fury, congratulations, and scandals ; My visit to Paganini ; His departure ; I write "Romeo and Juliet" -- Criticism on the work
  • L. Order from M. de Rémusat to write the "Symphonie Funère et Triomphale" ; Its performance ; Popularity in Paris ; Habeneck's mot ; Spontini's epithet for the work ; His mistake about the "Requiem"
  • LI. Brussels ; My domestic storms ; The Belgians ; Zani de Feranti ; Fétis ; His serious blunder ; A festival at the Paris Opéra -- Habeneck's conspiracy foiled ; Fracas in M. de Girardin's box ; How to make a fortune ; Start for Germany
  • First visit to Germany (1842-1843) : LII. Brussels ; Mainz ; Frankfort ; Letter 1 to Monsieur A. Morel
  • LIII. Stuttgart ; Hechingen; Letter 2 to Monsieur Girard -- LIV. Mannheim ; Weimar ; Letter 3 to Liszt -- LV. Leipzig ; Letter 4 to Stephen Heller -- LVI. Dresden ; Letter 5 to Ernest
  • LVII. Brunswick ; Hamburg ; Letter 6 to Henri Heine -- LVIII. Berlin ; Letter 7 to Mdlle. Louise Bertin -- LIX. Berlin ; Letter 8 to Monsieur Habeneck -- LX. Berlin ; Letter 9 to Monsieur Desmarest ; LXI. Hanover ; Darmstadt ; Letter 10 to Mr. G. A. Osborne
  • LXII. I get up "Freischütz" for the opera ; My recitatives ; The singers ; Dessauer ; M. Léon Pillet ; Havoc made my his successors in Weber's work
  • LXIII. I am forced to write articles ; My despair ; Thoughts of suicide ; Revival of industry ; 1022 performers ; Receipts, 32,000 francs ; Profit, 800 francs ; M. Delessert, prefect of police ; Censorship of concert programmes established ; Hospital collectors ; Dr. Amussant ; Journey to Nice ; Concerts in the circus of the Champs-Élysées
  • Second visit to Germany (Austria ; Bohemia ; Hungary) : LXIV. Vienna ; Letter 1 to Monsieur Humbert Ferrand -- LXV. Vienna (continued) ; Letter 2 to Monsieur Humbert Ferrand -- LXVI. Pesth; Letter 3 to Monsieur Humbert Ferrand -- LXVII. Prague ; Letter 4 to Monsieur Humbert Ferrand -- LXVIII. Prague (continued) ; Letter 6 to Monsieur Humbert Ferrand -- LXIX. Prague (conclusion) ; Letter VI to Monsieur Humbert Ferrand
  • LXX. Concert at Breslau ; "The damnation of Faust" Patriotic German critics ; Production of the work at Paris ; Resolution to visit Russia ; Kindness of friends
  • Russian Journey : LXXI. A Prussian musical courier ; M. Nernst ; Sledges ; Snow ; The Counts Weilhorski ; General Lwoff ; My first concert ; The empress ; I make my fortune ; Journey to Moscow ; Ludicrous obstacle ; The grand marshal ; Youthful meloniacs ; Cannons at the Kremlin ;
  • LXXII. Return to St. Petersburg ; Two performances of "Romeo and Juliet" ; Romeo in his cabriolet ; Ernst ; His talent ; Retroactive effect of music. LXXIII. My return ; Riga ; Berlin ; Performance of "Faust" ; A dinner at sans souci ; The king of Prussia
  • LXXIV. Paris ; I have Roqueplan and Duponchel nominated as directors of the Opéra ; Their gratitude ; "La Nonne Sanglante" ; I go to London ; Jullien, Manager of Drury Lane ; Scribe ; The priest must live by the altar -- LXXV. My father's death ; Another journey to the Côte-Saint-André ; Excursion to Meylan ; Devastating loneliness ; Stella del Monte again ; I write to her
  • LXXVI. Death of my sister ; And of my wife ; Her funeral ; The Odéon ; My position in the musical world ; Impossibility of Braving the hatred felt for me ; Cabal at Convent Garden ; The coterie at the Paris Conservatoire ; A symphony dreamed and forgotten ; Charming welcome in Germany ; The king of Hanover ; The duke of Weimar ; The king of Saxony's intendant ; My farewells
  • Postscript. Letters to M. -- , accompanying the Ms. Of my Memoirs, in reply to his request for notes for my biography -- Supplement. I have finished ; The institute ; Concerts at the Palais de l'Industrie ; Jullien ; The diapason of eternity ; "Les Troyens" in Paris ; "Béatrice et Bénédict" at Baden and Weimar ; Excursion to Löwenberg ; concerts at the conservatoire ; Festival at Strasurg ; Death of my second wife ; Cemeteries ; To the devil with everything! -- The last chapter of all. Visit to Dauphiny ; Second pilgrimage to Meylan ; A day at Lyons ; I see Madame F -- again ; Convulsions of heart
Control code
316620
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
xxi, 533 pages
Isbn
9780486215631
Lccn
66010735
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, music, portraits
System control number
(WaOLN)409271

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