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Richard Strauss & Romain Rolland correspondence, together with fragments from the diary of Romain Rolland and other essays by Romain Rolland

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Published by University of California Press in Berkeley .
Written in English



  • Germany


  • Rolland, Romain, 1866-1944,
  • Rolland, Romain, 1866-1944 -- Correspondence,
  • Strauss, Richard, 1864-1949,
  • Authors, French -- 20th century -- Correspondence,
  • Composers -- Germany -- Correspondence

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Edition Notes

Other titlesRichard Strauss and Romain Rolland.
Statementand an introd. by Gustave Samazeuilh. Edited and annotated with a pref. by Rollo Myers.
ContributionsStrauss, Richard, 1864-1949., Myers, Rollo H., ed.
LC ClassificationsML410.S93 A4783 1968b
The Physical Object
Paginationxvi, 239 p.
Number of Pages239
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5544546M
LC Control Number67022769

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Richard Strauss & Romain Rolland: correspondence, together with fragments from the diary of Romain Rolland and other essays Rolland, Romain Published by University of California Press, Berkeley (). This guide examines the intellectual background of the work and considers ways in which it has been received by composers and writers, notably Romain Rolland and Bartok. It also discusses the musical background of Liszt and Wagner which gave rise to the genre, 'tone poem', and provides an analysis of several aspects of Strauss's musical by: 5. This full-length study of Salome is the first in English since Lawrence Gilman's introductory guide of The handbook presents an informative collection of historical, critical and analytical studies of one of Strauss's most familiar operas. Classic essays by Mario Praz and Richard Ellmann cover the literary background. How Strauss adopted Wilde's play for his libretto is discussed by 5/5(1). 81 rows  Romain Rolland (French: ; 29 January – 30 December ) was a French dramatist, Notable awards: Nobel Prize in Literature,

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