Copies, in the hand of Camille Saint-Saëns, of extracts from two letters from Liszt to Saint-Saëns, dated : Rome July 14 1869 and 6 December 1881, 1869 July 14 and 1881 Dec. 6.

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Liszt, Franz, 1811-1886. Copies, in the hand of Camille Saint-Saëns, of extracts from two letters from Liszt to Saint-Saëns, dated : Rome July 14 1869 and 6 December 1881, 1869 July 14 and 1881 Dec. 6.

Copies, in the hand of Camille Saint-Saëns, of extracts from two letters from Liszt to Saint-Saëns, dated : Rome July 14 1869 and 6 December 1881, 1869 July 14 and 1881 Dec. 6.

Commenting [in 1869] on Saint-Saëns's Second Piano Concerto (with a musical example); and [in 1881] explaining his reluctance to travel to cities such as London and Paris, saying that "la triste exécution de la Messe de Gran, en [18]66, et les verbiages consécutifs m'aient laissé une pénible impression," etc. Saint-Saëns's transcriptions of the letters appear at the end of the manuscript of his essay "Franz Liszt," which is described under Saint-Saëns's name.

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Liszt, Franz, 1811-1886

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Note at end says "Original mss. in Weimar--date 1851. First published by Meyer in 1854--later by Litolff. Never been orchestrated--either by Liszt or anyone else."--Cf. Fleisher Collection. From the description of Scherzo and March / Franz Liszt ; orchestrated by Arthur Hartmann. [c1934]. (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 69683005 Composed originally for solo piano, 1849, on the deaths of Prince Felix Lichnowsky, Count Ladislaus Teleky and Count Lajos Ba...

Saint-Saëns, Camille, 1835-1921

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Composer. From the description of Camille Saint-Saëns autograph letter to unidentified recipient, 1913 Mar. 13. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 476902751 Saint-Saëns was known to have been composing the opera between 1881-1882. Cf. New Grove opera. From the description of Draft of the libretto of Henry VIII : manuscript, undated [between 1880 and 1883]. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 232649239 French composer, pianist, organist, and writer. ...