To Be Twenty. Albert Schweitzer. Compositions and Sketches of Compositions (1893–1895)

Быть двадцатилетним. О композициях Альберта Швейцера 1893–1895 годов

The essay precedes the first publication of the facsimile of young Albert Schweitzer’s piano compositions from the Archives Centrales Albert Schweitzer, in Gunsbach (France) and edited here below by professorThierry Mechler (the first performer) in his textological version. The author of the Essay is widely known Schweiter scholar, poet and philosopher, the translator of Schweitzer’s works into French. He tried to reveal the historical background and to clarify information about the recipients of dedications jf the pieces published here.