New Republic. 11/10/62, Vol. 147 Issue 19, p28-29. 2p. 1 Black and White Photograph.
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Reviews several music recordings. Performance of Hugo Wolf's songs in his album "Auf dem gruenen Balkon," by Elena Gerhardt; Recording of Robert Schumann's "Der Nussbaum," done by Rita Streich; George Friderick Handel's "Concerti Grossi Op. 6," recorded by Horst-Tanu Margraf.
The article presents information on the Edinburgh Festival. It started after the second world war and the aim was to help restore morale and civility to Europe by bringing together the best music and theatre that could be found. There were many themes, the link between Schiller and Verdi, the complete songs of Hugo Wolf, the choreography of Hans van Manen, the music of Smetana and of Pierre Boulez, and the Scottish harp in all its forms.
The article reviews the books "Joseph Woelfl. Verzeichnis seiner Werke," by Margit Haider-Dechant, and "Hugo-Wolf- Werkverzeichnis (HWW). Thematisch-chronologisches Verzeichnis der musikalischen Werke Hugo Wolfs," by Margret Jestremski, volume 19 in the "Catalogus Musicus" book series.
New Statesman. 5/12/2003, Vol. 132 Issue 4637, p30. 2/3p.
Mentions people who are thought to have had syphilis. Ludwig van Beethoven; Franz Schubert; Robert Schumann; Arthur Schopenhauer; Gustave Flaubert; Guy de Maupassant; Abraham Lincoln; Hugo Wolf; Alphonse Daudet; Vincent Van Gogh; Friedrich Nietzsche; Oscar Wilde; Karen Blixen; Randolph Churchill; Al Capone; Adolf Hitler.