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Autograph letter signed, dated : Berlin, 10 July 1838, to Herr Bauernfeld in Vienna, 1838 July 10.

Author: Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy; Eduard von Bauernfeld; Reden
Edition/Format:   Manuscript   Archival Material : German
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Saying he is indebted to Frau von Goethe for inducing Bauernfeld to send his "höchst erfreulichen Schreiben," thanking him for the poem, saying he is not sure whether they are in agreement on ideas for an opera text, emphasizing that he does not want a "Zauber-Oper," asking that if Bauernfeld recalls ("vorschwebt") a serious historical subject, or one with intrigue, "oder ganz heiterer menschlicher Stoff," to send  Read more...
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Named Person: Ottilie von Goethe; Ottilie von Goethe
Material Type: Manuscript
Document Type: Book, Archival Material
All Authors / Contributors: Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy; Eduard von Bauernfeld; Reden
OCLC Number: 270582181
Description: 1 item (2 pages, with integral address leaf) ; (8vo)

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Saying he is indebted to Frau von Goethe for inducing Bauernfeld to send his "höchst erfreulichen Schreiben," thanking him for the poem, saying he is not sure whether they are in agreement on ideas for an opera text, emphasizing that he does not want a "Zauber-Oper," asking that if Bauernfeld recalls ("vorschwebt") a serious historical subject, or one with intrigue, "oder ganz heiterer menschlicher Stoff," to send it to Mendelssohn, expressing the hope that Bauernfeld might have another text to submit, etc.

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