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Franz Liszt, Artist and Man. 1811-1840 Volume 2 Lina Ramann

Franz Liszt, Artist and Man. 1811-1840 Volume 2

Lina Ramann

Published September 12th 2013
ISBN : 9781230344515
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92 pages
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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1882 edition. Excerpt: ... XIX. PERIOD OF HISMoreThis historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1882 edition. Excerpt: ... XIX. PERIOD OF HIS TRAVELS WITH THE COUNTESS DAGOULT, 1835-1840. [In Geneva, 1835--December, 1836.] Letter to George Sand. The Calvinistic Reformation Festival. Concert for the festival in St. Peters Church. Concert of Prince Belgiojoso, Liszt, and Lafont for Italian fugitives. Liszts public position. Personal connections. Mountain tour to Chamounix. Subjects of conversation. Freibourg cathedral. He leaves Geneva. Geneva, Nov. 23, 1835. As I, a musician, have no claim to a place in the columns of the Revue des deux Mondes, I make use of those of the Gazette Musicale, which unhappily I must weary with my poor prose in order to recall myself to your recollection, dear George. On my return hither, after a long excursion in the mountains, I found your brotherly epistle,1 for which I herewith thank you a thousand times, although it seems to retract your promise of soon being with us. And yet, how willingly would I entice you hither, strangest and most fantastical of all travellers--hither, to this side of the cloud-girted Jura, which in the fading twilight seems to rise like a gloomy spectre between me and my dearest friends. . . . Yet, what shall I say to spur on your curiosity to victory over your laziness? A letter addressed to him by George Sand, Sur Lavateret une Maison deserte, in the Revue des deux Mondes, had preceded this letter of Liszt. (Lettres dun Voyageur, No. viL) It has not been permitted me, in my Alpine wanderings, to penetrate to the snow-covered treasures. The wallwort, anemone, harts-tongue, with which you are so fond of conversing, because they whisper delicious secrets to your ear which they conceal from us, do not venture to cling to the smooth walls of my white house. The musical republic which your...