CollectionGB 0231 University of Aberdeen, Special Collections
Ref NoMS 3290/2/15
TitleLetter from Amelia Nyasa Laws to her relatives
Date29 March 1914
Extent4 sheets
DescriptionLetter from Amelia Nyasa Laws, Bergstrasse 33, Dresden, Germany, to her relatives, regarding trying to draw the interior of the Frauenkirche for them; snow and sunshine; Reiter's Requiem to be given at the Frauenkirche on Friday; description of odd shape and layout; good sermon; St. Matthew's Passion to be in Kreuzkirche on Good Friday; choirmaster Herr Richter is ill; Herr Hasse from Osnabrück is to take over; unpopular decision because of his youth; Frau Wedekind frightening and sarcastic; her attitude leading to a quarrel with another musician, as told by Herr Pfannstiehl; Fraulein Albrecht much influenced by her; comparison of singing teachers; Herr Chitz's methods annoying, as he piles on work to make up for his own inefficiency; Herr Pfannstiehl's continued mistreatment of his wife; she should stand up to him; thanking for letters; Mr. Anderson's interesting sermons; Uncle did not go to Sorrento and Amalfi as the wind was too strong; Mr. Davidson has had congestion of the lungs; Irving of Naples may be appointed to Cannes; Uncle is against it as Irving is not suited to France or to invalids.
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