Author Topic: August Walter (1821-1896) Switzerland-based German composer  (Read 3066 times)

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August Walter (1821-1896) Switzerland-based German composer
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The Germans, who make doctrines out of everything, deal with music learnedly; the Italians, being voluptuous, seek in it lively, though fleeting, sensations; the French, more vain than perceptive, manage to speak of it wittily; and the English pay for it . . . - Stendhal

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Re: August Walter (1821-1896) Switzerland-based German composer
« Reply #1 on: August 06, 2014, 05:04:52 AM »

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The Germans, who make doctrines out of everything, deal with music learnedly; the Italians, being voluptuous, seek in it lively, though fleeting, sensations; the French, more vain than perceptive, manage to speak of it wittily; and the English pay for it . . . - Stendhal

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Re: August Walter (1821-1896) Switzerland-based German composer
« Reply #2 on: August 06, 2014, 05:05:36 AM »
Came across his Octet by Consortium Classicum - nice piece.
He's obscure enough not to warrant an entry in the New Grove:(
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The Germans, who make doctrines out of everything, deal with music learnedly; the Italians, being voluptuous, seek in it lively, though fleeting, sensations; the French, more vain than perceptive, manage to speak of it wittily; and the English pay for it . . . - Stendhal