Musical Memories


BY CAMILLE SAINT-SAENS

TRANSLATED BY EDWIN GILE RICH

MEMORIES OF MY CHILDHOOD

 

II  THE OLD CONSERVATOIRE

 

III  VICTOR HUGO

 

IV  THE HISTORY OF AN OPERA-COMIQUE

 

LOUIS GALLET

 

VI  HISTORY AND MYTHOLOGY IN OPERA

 

VII  ART FOR ART’S SAKE

 

VIII  POPULAR SCIENCE AND ART

 

IX  ANARCHY IN MUSIC

 

THE ORGAN

 

XI  JOSEPH HAYDN AND THE “SEVEN WORDS”

 

XII  THE LISZT CENTENARY AT HEIDELBERG (1912)

 

XIII  BERLIOZ’S REQUIEM

 

XIV  PAULINE VIARDOT

 

XV  ORPHEE

 

XVI  DELSARTE

 

XVII  SEGHERS

 

XVIII  ROSSINI

 

XIX  JULES MASSENET

 

XX  MEYERBEER

 

XXI  JACQUES OFFENBACH

 

XXII  THEIR MAJESTIES

 

XXIII  MUSICAL PAINTERS

 

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Original text by Camille Saint-Saens, translated by Edwin Gile Rich [1919], edited and revised by Daniel McAdam.



 

 

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