Autograph letters signed (20), autograph postcards signed (8), and typewritten letters signed (3), dated : Vienna, Garmisch, La Plata (Argentina), Paris, Amsterdam, Athens, [and other places], 1919-1939, to Max Graf, 1919 Jan. 25, 1919 Aug. 22, 1923 Aug. 8, 1925, 15 February, 1926 Nov. 22, 1926 June

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Strauss, Richard, 1864-1949. Autograph letters signed (20), autograph postcards signed (8), and typewritten letters signed (3), dated : Vienna, Garmisch, La Plata (Argentina), Paris, Amsterdam, Athens, [and other places], 1919-1939, to Max Graf, 1919 Jan. 25, 1919 Aug. 22, 1923 Aug. 8, 1925, 15 February, 1926 Nov. 22, 1926 June 20.

Autograph letters signed (20), autograph postcards signed (8), and typewritten letters signed (3), dated : Vienna, Garmisch, La Plata (Argentina), Paris, Amsterdam, Athens, [and other places], 1919-1939, to Max Graf, 1919 Jan. 25, 1919 Aug. 22, 1923 Aug. 8, 1925, 15 February, 1926 Nov. 22, 1926 June 20.

Discussing his various activities as composer and conductor, criticizing Schalk's direction of the Vienna Court Opera, mentioning his Schlagobers, [Ägyptische] Helena, Intermezzo, Elektra, Schweigsame Frau, [Symphonia] Domestica, [Julius] Korngold, Frau Martner, Hofmannsthal, Albert Noelte, Heinz Tiessen, Bülow, Klaus Pringsheim, Karl Salomon, Gustav Brecher, [Ernst?] Decsey, Hartmann, Mahler, Schillings, Fr[anz] Schmidt, Bruckner, Reger, Pfitzner, Renkin, Vetter, Kralik, Karpath, Turnau, Kossak, Fritz Busch, Wilhelm Bauer, Bruno Walter, Clemens Krauss, Schneider, Knappertsbusch, Beethoven, [Gertrude] Kappel, Roselle, Elisabeth Bischoff, [Carl?] Flesch, [Mozart's] Idomeneo, Wagner's Tristan, Schubert, Alwin, Léhar, Krenek, and other persons; with one musical example.

31 items (60 p., with 3 envelopes.) ; various sizes.

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Kappel, Gertrude

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Schubert, Franz

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Composed originally for piano four hands, 1928. This orchestration 1984. For Felix Mottl's transcription see callno.: 826.--Cf. Fleisher Collection. From the description of Fantasy in F minor, op. 103 / by Franz Schubert ; orchestrated by Roman Pawlowski. 1984. (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 55011151 From the opera by Franz Schubert, libretto by Franz van Schober; first performed in Weimar at the Hoftheater, 24 June 1854. Cf. New Grove online. ...

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Strauss, Richard, 1864-1949

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Schmidt, Franz, 1874-1939

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Schmidt was at this time professor of piano at the Wiener Musikakademie. From the description of Correspondence to Alma Mahler, 1915. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 155864385 ...

Walter, Bruno, 1876-1962

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Elsa Walter (née Wirthschaft, previous married name Korneck) was an opera singer and Bruno's wife; they were married from around 1900 until Elsa's death, which was apparently in 1945. Delia Reinhardt, an opera singer whom Walter had mentored, was a close friend of Walter. McLane was a friend of Alma Mahler who communicated with Alma upon Walter's death; she lived in Calif. From the description of Correspondence with Alma Mahler, Gustav Mahler, and Franz Werfel, 1911-1960. (Universit...

Alwin, Carl, 1891-1946.

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Beethoven, Ludwig van, 1770-1827

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Composer. From the description of Ludwig van Beethoven autograph letter to Count Franz von Brunswick, [1813]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 242622425 From the description of Ludwig van Beethoven autograph letter to Josef Blöchlinger, [1819 Aug.]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 242622372 From the description of Ludwig van Beethoven autograph letter to the Chevalier Josef de Varena, 1812 July 19. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 242622275 From the description...

Krauss, Clemens, 1893-1954

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Turnau, Josef.

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Pfitzner, Hans, 1869-1949

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Mimi Pfitzner (née Kwast) was the first wife of Hans; they married in 1899. Mali Pfitzner (née Stoll) was the 2nd wife of Hans; they married in 1939. Montenuovo was a high-ranking official at the Habsburg court in Vienna. Leer was a German attorney from Munich who defended Pfitzner in denazification proceedings following the end of World War II. Stromverlag, based in Hamburg, was the publisher of Pfitzner's memoir Eindrücke und Bilder meines Lebens (1948). Kössel was a friend of Pfitzner and...

Reger, Max

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German composer, 20th century. From the description of 2 autograph letters signed from Reger to unknown correspondents; + 1 postcard signed from Reger to Henriette Schelle, Weiden, letters both 1900, postcard 1906. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122566386 German composer. From the description of Autograph letter signed, dated : Leipzig, 31 May 1907, to Herr [Norbert] Salter, 1907 May 31. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270675940 From the description of Da...

Brecher, Gustav, 1879-1940

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Wagner, Richard, 1813-1883

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The German opera composer Richard Wagner was at the beginning of his career at the time of this letter. From the description of Manuscript copy of letter from Richard Wagner, 1832 June 15, Leipzig, addressed to Schott's Söhne, Mainz, [1896?]. (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 122571065 From the guide to the Manuscript copy of letter from Richard Wagner, 1832 June 15, Leipzig, addressed to Schott's Söhne, Mainz, 1896?, (The New York Public Library. Music Divisio...

Knappertsbusch, Hans, 1888-1965

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Schillings, Max von

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German composer and conductor. From the description of Autograph letter signed, dated : Munich Apr. 27 1904, to [Victor Hahn at Das kleine Journal], 1904 Apr. 27. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270668876 From the description of Autograph postal card signed, dated : Munich Jan. 15 1907, to Emil Gutmann, 1907 Jan. 15. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270668872 From the description of Autograph letter signed, dated : Munich Nov. 13 1905, to [Alexander Il'yich] Siloti, 19...

Mozart, Johann Chrysostom Wolfgang Amadeus

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The Serenade from which this movement is taken originally composed for 2 clarinets, 2 horns and 2 bassoons, 1781; second version, with the addition of 2 oboes, in 1782 (see callno.: 2329). This transcription 1941.--Cf. Fleisher Collection. From the description of Adagio, K. V. 375 / Mozart ; transcribed by Zoltán Fekete. [c1941]. (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 42631243 Composed originally for solo piano, 1788. This transcription 1986.--Cf. Fleisher C...

Decsey, Ernst, 1870-1941

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Austrian critic and author. From the description of Autograph postal card signed, dated : [Graz], 21 September 1905, to Edgar Istel, 1905 Sept. 21. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270565674 ...

Schneider.

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Tiessen, Heinz

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Renkin.

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Graf, Max, 1873-1958

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Hofmannsthal, Hugo ˜vonœ 1874-1929

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Hugo von Hofmannsthal was a German author, known as perhaps the most important Austrian writer of his era. Born in Vienna to prosperous Jewish parents, he was educated by private tutors and studied law and philology at the University of Vienna. He showed a precocious gift for poetry, and became equally prolific writing drama, fiction, and essays. He was influenced by the Symbolist tradition, and his work was self-consciously aesthetic, but his writing was always infused with his concern for harm...

Pringsheim, Klaus

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Martner, Mrs.

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Salomon, Karl

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Bruckner, Anton, 1824-1896

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Austrian composer. From the description of Autograph letter signed, dated : Vienna, July 1895, to his brother, 1895, July. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270673839 From the description of Autograph letter signed, dated : Linz, 30 November 1856, to an unidentified friend, 1856 Nov. 30. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270673843 From the description of Autograph note signed, dated : [n.p., Vienna?], 14 March 1893, 1893 Mar. 14. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270873183 ...

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Korngold, Julius

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Korngold was a noted music critic in Vienna and had been acquainted there with Alma and Gustav Mahler; he was the father of the composer Erich Wolfgang Korngold (1897-1957). He emigrated to the U.S. in 1938, and writes from Hollywood, California. From the description of Correspondence to Alma Mahler and Franz Werfel, ca. 1941-1945. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 155863706 ...

Bülow, Hans von, 1830-1894

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German pianist and conductor. From the description of Autograph letter signed, dated : Berlin, 3 October 1860, to [Julius] Schuberth, 1860 Oct. 3. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270673905 German conductor and pianist. From the description of Autograph letter signed, dated : Berlin, 20 February 1873, to an unidentified recipient, 1873 Feb. 20. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270673934 From the description of Autograph letter signed, dated : Berlin, 6 Janua...

Hartmann.

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Bauer, Wilhelm.

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Schalk, Franz

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Schalk was director of the Vienna State Opera from 1918 to 1929. From the description of Correspondence to Alma Mahler, 1923-1924. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 155864342 Epithet: conductor British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000618.0x000048 ...

Bischoff, Elisabeth

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Flesch, Carl

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Epithet: violinist British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000206.0x0002dc ...

Noelte, Albert.

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Kralik, Heinrich, 1887-1963

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Křenek, Ernst

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Krenek was an Austro-American composer. Robert Holliday was the director of the Hamline University Choir, St. Paul, Minn. Krenek was chair of the Hamline University Music Dept. the first six years of Holliday's tenure as director. From the description of Letters : to Robert Holliday, 1943-1976. (University of California, San Diego). WorldCat record id: 33996728 Commissioned by The Louisville Orchestra. Composed 1954. First performance Louisville, Kentucky, 12 February 1955, ...