Pocahontas in the Alps: Masonic Traces in the Stage Works of Franz Christoph Neubauer
Walton, Chris, Musical Times
A SORRY TALE IT IS, with no hint of a happy-ever-after. Inkle, an English merchant, arrives at the shores of North America in the midiooos. The local inhabitants, understandably perturbed, attack him and his companions. But he is found and nursed by a local lass named Yarico, with whom he promptly falls in love. She reciprocates. However, when they set off on a new life together, Inkle succumbs to his natural avarice, selling Yarico into slavery once they reach Barbados. No island in the sun for her, poor girl.
This tale of the kind-hearted, Native American girl Yarico was first related by the English-Barbadian farmer Richard Ligon in his True and exact history of the island of …
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Publication information: Article title: Pocahontas in the Alps: Masonic Traces in the Stage Works of Franz Christoph Neubauer. Contributors: Walton, Chris - Author. Magazine title: Musical Times. Volume: 146. Issue: 1892 Publication date: Autumn 2005. Page number: 43+. © Musical Times Publications, Ltd. Autumn 2008. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All Rights Reserved.
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