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The operas of Wagner

their plots, music, and history

by J. Cuthbert Hadden

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Published by T.C. & E.C. Jack in London, New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementJ. Cuthbert Hadden
ContributionsShaw, Byam, 1872-1919
Classifications
LC ClassificationsML410.W13 H13
The Physical Object
Paginationviii, 245 p., [24] leaves of plates :
Number of Pages245
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24594509M
LC Control Number09008788

The book is titled Richard Wagner: Composer of Operas, and it remains a volatile thing even now. It is less a single narrative and more a counterpoint, a biography on some pages and music critique with 4/5(3). With Richard Wagner, opera reached the apex of German Romanticism. Originally published in , when Wagner was in political exile, Opera and Drama outlines a new, revolutionary type of musical stage work, which would finally materialize as The Ring of the Nibelung. Wagner's music drama, as he called it, aimed at a union of poetry, drama, music, and stagecraft. ø In a rare book 1/5(1).

  "In this startling and original book, exploding beyond doubt all protestations to the contrary, Rose shows that Wagner was a virulent racist With admirable documentation, he goes . "Richard Wagner, Composer of Operas" by John F. Runciman. Published by Good Press. Good Press publishes a wide range of titles that encompasses every genre. From well-known classics & literary Brand: Good Press.

"Great Operas of Wagner" is a hardback compendium of Michael Steen's eGuides (internet guides) to all the operas composed by Richard Wagner, the great German opera composer. The book is a . Borchmeyer uncovers a vast field of cultural and historical cross-references in Wagner’s works. In the first part of the book, he sets out in search of the various archetypal scenes, opening up the composer’s .


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This has also been published under the title Wagner Nights. This book is just. The Wagner Operas by Ernest Newman is an old book that has never been out of print. In it Newman takes the operas and musical drams of Wagner that are part of the standard repertoire and discusses /5(19). 15 rows  This is a list of Richard Wagner's thirteen completed operas.

Click on the pictures or the title. First colored page next to title page, loose. From the Preface: Excerpt from The Operas of Wagner: Their Plots, Music, and History This is frankly and avowedly a book for the musical amateur: for the man or. Wagner's operas can be counted among the most important works of art of the nineteenth century.

But Wagner was a composer around whom violent artistic, political, and literary controversies raged /5. The Ring of the Nibling: Siegfried and the Twilight of the Gods, by Richard Wagner, trans. by Margaret Armour, illust. by Arthur Rackham (HTML at ) Savoy Operas (includes librettos for.

28 rows  Richard Wagner's works for the stage, representing more than 50 years of creative life. Acclaimed as the most complete and intellectually satisfying analysis of the Wagner operas, the book has met with unreserved enthusiasm from specialist and casual music lover alike.

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He lards his treatment of the stories, texts, and music of the operas and music dramas with biographical and historical materials acquired in the process of completing his numerous book on Brand: Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group.

If you want to understand Wagner's operas, this is the perfect book for you. Ernest Newman writes so well about both the musical and literary aspects of Wagner's work that you will come away with much /5. Richard Wagner, German dramatic composer and theorist whose operas and music had a revolutionary influence on the course of Western music, either by extension of his discoveries or reaction against.

Wagner Operas - Ebook written by Ernest Newman. Read this book using Google Play Books app on your PC, android, iOS devices.

Download for offline reading, highlight, bookmark or 5/5(1). And that is an important feature for the ring operas, or for all Wagner operas for that matter, mainly because the orchestra contributes so much to the meaning of what the characters are saying.

I highly recommend this book /5(5). 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.

Welcome to the world of composer Richard Wagner. A towering figure of the 19th century, Wagner is best remembered for the operas he composed; works which changed the course of Western music, and.

Wagner was, as his operas were meant to be, a Gesamtkunstwerk, a total, all-embracing work of art: a great work of his own imagination that he performed endlessly. He could not stop Author: Thomas Laqueur.

According to Wikipedia: "Wilhelm Richard Wagner (22 May 13 February ) was a German composer, conductor, theatre director and essayist, primarily known for his operas (or Brand: Seltzer Books. In The Complete Operas of Richard Wagner, as in the first four volumes of his famous series on the great opera composers, Charles Osborne first describes the composer's life at the time he wrote each opera, thus providing a biographical thread which runs through the book.

The Wagner Operas by Ernest Newman is an old book that has never been out of print. In it Newman takes the operas and musical drams of Wagner that are part of the standard repertoire and discusses /5(18)."In The Complete Operas of Richard Wagner, as in the first four volumes of his famous series on the great opera composers, Charles Osborne first describes the composer's life at the time he wrote each opera, thus providing a biographical thread which runs through the book.Richard Wagner and Wagner operas Sad news: The Bayreuth Festival IS CANCELED.

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