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HUMMEL MUSEUM

HUMMEL MUSEUM Deep within the Old Town of Bratislava, just off the square dominated by the Primatial Palace, a little architectural pearl is hidden behind an improbable shell of modern …

MONIUSZKO MUSEUM

MONIUSZKO MUSEUM In Poland, no composer bar Chopin is taken more seriously as a national figure than Stanislaw Moniuszko. Composer of the first national Polish opera, Halka, he is commemorated …

HAYDN MUSEUM

HAYDN MUSEUM Even by generous Austrian standards the Haydn brothers, Joseph and Michael, are particularly well served for museums. The thatched-roof farmhouse where they were born five years apart in …

HOFFMANN MUSEUM

HOFFMANN MUSEUM If there is any composer whose commemoration demands imaginative treatment, it is surely E.T.A. Hoffmann. Hoffmann, poet, teller of tales, critic, illustrator and lawyer as well as composer, …

HOLST MUSEUM

HOLST MUSEUM During the 1860s, the Lediard family lived in a pleasant Regency-style terraced house, built in 1832, in the leafy, prosperous Pittville district of Cheltenham, close to the Pump …