Quantity ONE ONLY-6 1/2"x9 5/8" 509 web page black textile hardcover biography of Richard Wagner. Publisher-Alfred A. Knopf in 1933
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P. a hundred. forty five NT, p. a hundred and forty. forty six Ibid. , p. 153. forty seven Ibid. , p. one hundred fifty five. forty eight WSS, p. 149 ff. forty nine WRB, p. eight. 50 WRB, p. thirteen. fifty one Ibid. , p. 29. fifty two Ibid. , p. 89. fifty three Ibid. , p. ninety one. fifty four GWKZ, p. fifty eight. fifty five Ibid. , pp. 158, 206, 212. fifty six Ibid. , pp. 224, 225. fifty seven HED, p. nine. fifty eight HRMG is a mine of knowledge with reference to tune in Germany approximately 1830. bankruptcy IX the industrial AND SOCIAL prestige OF THE MUSICIAN 1 THE swap within the prestige of the German composer throughout the 19th century is summed up within the proud phrases of Wagner after the 1st Bayreuth pageant of 1876, that have been attended by means of this sort of crowd of notabilities as had by no means visited a theatre concurrently prior to: In former occasions, he stated, the artist used to bounce attendance on emperors and princes: now, for the 1st time, the emperors and princes had come to the artist. This development in not just the composer’s creative yet his social and monetary status used to be more often than not the paintings of Wagner himself, who, during this box as in all others, destroyed an previous international and created a brand new one. Given a personality of much less strength, and, be it further, another scrupulous in concerns of cash, even his genius do not have stored him from the destiny of the entire different German opera composers and plenty of of the literary males of the régime lower than which he was once cited — both gradual hunger, or a humble suppression of his personal character and a resigned attractiveness of no matter what favours a courtroom or an impresario may well fling at him, or either. within the eighteenth century the composer, with one or exceptions similar to Gluck and Handel — who have been tremendously robust in themselves and likely of the general public help — used to be kind of easily a servant generating song for a grasp; it made little distinction no matter if the grasp used to be a city council, a personal shopper, a monarch, or the Intendant of a courtroom theatre. we all know how Mozart, at the days whilst his Salzburg archbishop dined in nation, sat on the condo servants’ desk. For the better a part of his existence, Haydn was once a lackey of genius, notwithstanding he had even more independence of personality than his older biographers credited him with. Dittersdorf, while his prince got rid of to a different palace in Vienna, was once immensely gratified not just by means of a rise of his wage to thirty-seven gulden a month, yet through dispensation from “the menial tasks” hitherto imposed upon him, he being now absolved from donning a uniform just like the different servants. 1 He notion himself fortunate whilst, after taking part in a gentle musical funny story at a celebration on an envoy who had pretended to a data of song, rather than receiving the field at the ear he had anticipated from his grasp he was once magnanimously passed the prince’s personal plate “with a tumbler of Tokay and 5 or 6 biscuits on it”; less than the plate have been ten ducats, the prince’s tribute to a dicy jeu d’esprit that had occurred to commend itself to him. 2 Having run away to stay away from his accounts, Dittersdorf was once introduced again through a policeman, on a warrant signed through the Statthalter of Prague, to respond to for the crime of getting “run clear of the Prince’s provider.