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Meiningen

(mīn`ĭng-ən), city (1994 pop. 24,589), Thuringia, E central Germany, on the Werra River. Manufactures include textiles, paper, and metal products; there is an industry in railway repair. Meiningen was first mentioned in the 10th cent. and passed to the dukes of Saxony in 1583. It was the capital of the duchy of Saxe-MeiningenSaxe-Meiningen
, Ger. Sachsen-Meiningen, former duchy, Thuringia, central Germany. The capital was Meiningen. A possession of the Ernestine branch of the house of Wettin, it became a separate duchy in 1681 under Bernard, third son of Ernest the Pious of Saxe-Gotha.
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 from 1680 to 1918. In the second half of the 19th cent. the ducal theater of Meiningen acquired an international reputation and long set the style for German dramatic performances. The ducal orchestra, conducted (1880–85) by Hans von Bülow, was also famous. The ducal palace in Meiningen dates from the 16th and 17th cent.

Meiningen

 

a city in the south of the German Democratic Republic, in Suhl District, in the upper course of the Werra River. Population, 25,400 (1970). Meiningen’s major industries are machine building, hardware, clothing, woodworking, and paper. A pedagogical institute is located in the city. From 1680 to 1918 the city was the residence of the dukes of Saxe-Meiningen, and the ducal park and castle have been preserved. From the 1860’s to the middle of the 1890’s, Meiningen was a famous center of German theatrical art. A museum of the theater is located there.

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146); and the Meiningen Orchestra performance of Brahms, which surpassed even that of the great Berlin orchestras under Nikisch and Weingartner (p.
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With all but the cellos and basses playing standing in the authentic Meiningen fashion so familiar to Strauss (and to Brahms before him), the musicians wove under Nelsons a web dark walnut in tone, sweet with sad remembrance - and one which looked back to the psychological turmoil of Schoenberg's Verklarte Nacht.
The other eight letters that we can identify are from (in alphabetical order) Max Cacheuse of the Rittergut Berkach uber Meiningen in Thuringia, Germany (dated August 14, 1938); Curt Goldberg of Trieste (dated August 23, 1938); Magdalena Jankowska of Berlin (undated); Louis Livy of Nancy, France (dated November 15, 1938); the wife of Dr.
At Meiningen in Thuringia--which town, when Billow arrived in 1880, dwelt in such soporific circumstances that it had a grand total of five cabs and no restaurants--he took over the local orchestra and turned it from a third-rate ensemble of purely local interest into a stunningly accomplished group that evoked an eighteenth-century British visitor's description of Mannheim's band as "an army of generals.
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Here we find something unexpected: Tredern had been enrolled in the School of Forestry at Dreissigacker, close to Meiningen (a small town southwest of Jena, in Thuringia, Germany), during the years 1808-1809: there he declared his country of origin (Heimatort) to be Estonia (see list of students at Dreissigacker School in Bechstein 1855:417).
51) A report from Meiningen emphasized the institution's religious roots: "Since in our state the organization of the Raiffeisen savings and loan is a child of the Home Mission, it is to be greeted with special thanks that in great numbers the clergymen of the affected parishes have taken on the founding and leadership of these associations.
As Mozart was inspired by the sound of the clarinet, so Brahms was inspired by hearing the Clarinet Concerto of Weber and the Quintet of Mozart at Meiningen in 1891.
The Trust, a registered charity which is building the first new mainline steam locomotive in Britain for over 40 years, has given the boiler order to the Deutsche Bahn Meiningen works.
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5, 98617 Meiningen, Germany; +49 3693 451 300; fax: +49 3693 451 300.