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Wagner opera

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Published by J. Calder, Riverrun Press in London, New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementAudrey Williamson
SeriesIllustrated Calderbook -- CB57
Classifications
LC ClassificationsMT100.W2 W383 1982
The Physical Object
Pagination191 p. :
Number of Pages191
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24391920M
OCLC/WorldCa8366396


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Finally, he goes through the opera /5. With Richard Wagner, opera reached the apex of German Romanticism. Originally published inwhen Wagner was in political exile, Opera and Drama outlines a new, revolutionary type of musical Cited by: This book is Wagner's seminal essay where he fully explains his principles and opinions regarding opera and music.

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Despite the voluminous literature on Wagner's operas, little has been published that does justice to all the elements of their performance. This book, addressed to both specialists and the opera-going public, Reviews: 1. Parsifal (WWV ) is an opera in three acts by German composer Richard is loosely based on Parzival by Wolfram von Eschenbach, a 13th-century epic poem of the Arthurian knight Parzival and his quest for the Holy Grail (12th century).

Wagner conceived the work in Aprilbut did not finish it until 25 years later. It was his last completed opera Based on: Parzival, by Wolfram von Eschenbach. Der Ring des Nibelungen, four music dramas (grand operas) by German composer Richard Wagner, all with German librettos by the composer himself.

The operas were first performed in sequence in. Tristan und Isolde (Tristan and Isolde), is an opera in three acts by Richard Wagner to a German libretto by the composer, based largely on the 12th-century romance Tristan by Gottfried von.

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In view of the effects of the Corona crisis on the operations of the Bayreuth Festival GmbH, the management and the shareholders of the Bayreuth Festival GmbH – the Federal Republic of. THANKS FOR A2A. Richard Wagner: A Life in Music Best known for the challenging four-opera cycle The Ring of the Nibelung, Richard Wagner (–83) was a conductor, librettist, theater.

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