For many years, the autograph library has specialized in the sale of autograph letters and manuscripts. Signed autograph letter to louis barthou.
A page in-4° on blue paper to its figure. "You will find at the same time as this letter three melodies. " Debussy prepares his trip to St.Petersburg, Russia, to promote games, the Russian ballet choreographed by vaslav nijinski, of which he composed the music.Barthu, I came to you this morning in the hope of being able to thank you myself for the kind letter you received from Mr.
This letter will be of valuable support to me near our agents in Russia, but it seems that for the Russian officials it will have no effect. So I'm going to get a regular passport through the usual channels. In order for the passport to become a taboo, he would need a special stamp, including Mr. [Alexandre iswolsky, Russian diplomat at paris] is alone at disposal (sic)!!!
Since I don't want to bother you any longer with my trip, I'll go over it. You will find at the same time that this letter three melodies that I have allowed myself to address to Mrs Louis Barthou. May she please welcome them. Always believe, my dear Mr.
Barthou, in my affectionate dedication. It was during a lunch with diaghilev and nijinsky in June 1912 that the director of the Russian ballets ordered debussy claude for a new ballet for the 1913 season.Debussy accepted this proposal and composed ballet music during the summer of 1912. Is created by the Russian ballets, on May 15, 1913 in the theatre of the fields-elysed, under the direction of monteux stone.
Debussy toured Russia in St.Petersburg at the end of November 1913.
Despite the successes and tributes met, the trip was a test for the composer mined by his cancer diagnosed in 1910. Consult our manuscripts The Autograph Gallery of Centuries specializes in the sale and expertise of autograph letters and manuscripts of the great personalities of past centuries. Purchase / payment methods we accept the following methods of payment: transfers and bank cheques. The prices shown are in euros and are net.
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