Life of Robert Schumann

 
9780722255186: Life of Robert Schumann

This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1871 edition. Excerpt: ... letters fob 1833-185 2, in chbonological order. "Letters are among the most important memorials which any man can leave."--Goethe. 1. to topkest, at bremen. Leipsic, Good Friday, April 5, 1833.... I am very glad that you know the " Papillons," many of which originated in my happy Heidelberg life with you, since they must give you at least a hint of my feelings. Your review will be very acceptable. If I have room, I will add to it a Viennese one, which pleased me much. You will also find favorable notices of me in the Berlin "Iris." I have written Intermezzi (two parts, longer Papillons) and an Allegro di Bravura, of whose publication I will notify you, for the Easter fair. During the past winter, my time has been occupied by a grand orchestral symphony, which is now finished. Without vanity, I expect the utmost from it iu the future. I play the piano but little now: don't be frightened (I am resigned, and consider it a dispensation of Providence). I have a lame, broken finger on my right hand; from an injury insignificant in itself and neglect, the evil has grown so great, that I can hardly use the hand. Expect full accounts in my next letter of this, and of my present circumstances (which are very pleasant), my reception in the musical world (which could not be more encouraging), my plans for the future, and my quiet life, which, in contrast with... illegible prospects in Heidelberg, is temperate, busy, and orderly. Your letters will always reach me through Wieck. The old teacher is now my oldest friend. You probably have read about Clara: imagine the utmost, and I will subscribe to it. Moscheles has been most kind, both when we met and in regard to his music. Kalkbrenner will be here in three days. I am exchanging friendly letters wi

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