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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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After his first experiences as member of the Opera Studios of the Glimmerglass Opera, Central City Opera, and Des Moines Metro Opera, Whitener moved to Germany, where engagements have taken him to opera houses such as Teatro alla Scala, the Salzburg Festival, Aalto Theater Essen, National Theater Mannheim, Theater Dortmund, Staatstheater Kassel, Staatstheater Darmstadt, Theater Bonn, Landestheater Linz, Landestheater Innsbruck, Musiktheater in Revier Gelsenkirchen, Staatstheater Meiningen, Theater Plauen-Zwickau and Mainfranken Theater Wurzburg.
During this first year of independence from his family, when he moved to Meiningen to serve as assistant to Hans von Billow, he wrote his opus 10 songs, the first works that reveal a sense of musical maturity, predating the famed Don Juan (1889) and Salome (1905).
Also in 2015 he directed Capriccio for the 350 year jubilee of one of Europe's oldest orchestras, the Hofkapelle Meiningen.
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The day's programme ended with a special performance of Pavel Haas' String Quartet No3 at St Paul's Hall performed by the German-based Meiningen Ensemble.
7 He also began to be the recipient of a variety of honours; Ludwig II of Bavaria awarded him the Maximilian Order for Science and Art in 1874, and the music loving Duke George of Meiningen awarded him the Commander's Cross of the Order of the House of Meiningen in which year?
Von Bulow would continue performing and conducting all performances from memory and even experimented with a notation-less orchestra at Meiningen, (38) but ensembles performing from memory would remain a rare exception.