Vienna House, 1974, Softcover, Book Condition: Good Condition, Dust Jacket Condition: No Dust Jacket, Reprint, Illustrated By: Photographic
745 g.; XXII, 558 pages, translators' foreword, editors' preface, list of illustrations, introduction by Edward Sackville-West, appendix and index. Black-and-white photographic frontispiece of Richard Strauss and Hugo von Hofmannsthal. The text is illustrated with four black-and-white photographs within the text. Plain text cover with brown titles to the front panel and backstrip. Creasing to the book corners and rubbing to all book edges. Heavy rubbing to the front and back book panels and fading to the backstrip. Translated from the German by Hanns Hammelmann and Ewald Osers. Richard Strauss and Hugo von Hofmannsthal had a 25 year working partnership. In that period of time they wrote such operas as Elektra, Der Rosenkavalier and Die Frau ohne Schatten, among other masterworks. This book of letters gives a look into the mechanism and method in the collaboration, of two men from wild lead the separate backgrounds -- the poet and the composer. Size: Standard Paperback. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Photographic. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Art & Design; Music ; Letters ; ISBN: 0844300500. ISBN/EAN: 9780844300504. Inventory No: 0108379.