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Hugo Wolf: Letters to Melanie Kochert


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Oktober 2003

Beschreibung

Beschreibung

This is a love story. It tells of an extraordinary relationship between Hugo Wolf, one of the greatest masters of the German art song, and Melanie Kochert, the wife of a prominent Viennese jeweler with whom Wolf shared a lifelong emotional, spiritual, and artistic bond. Wolf's letters to K6chert reveal Wolf at his most optimistic, celebrating his concert successes. They follow Wolf through times of overwhelming despair, when his musical failures left him profoundly alienated, overcome, as he revealed to K6chert, "by a feeling of unspeakable emptiness and desolation." And they follow Wolf as he struggled to compose the 250 astounding art songs that are his creative legacy as he descended almost simultaneously into madness.

Portrait

Louise McClelland Urban is professor emerita of voice at the University of Maryland. She is recipient of the prestigious Hugo Wolf Medallion and a Creative and Performing Arts Award for Hugo Wolf Research.

EAN: 9780299194444
ISBN: 0299194442
Untertitel: Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: UNIV OF WISCONSIN PR
Erscheinungsdatum: Oktober 2003
Seitenanzahl: 293 Seiten
Übersetzer/Sprecher: Übersetzt von Louise McClelland Urban
Format: kartoniert
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