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The Wagner operas.

Newman, Ernest

The Wagner operas.

by Newman, Ernest

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Published by Knopf in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Wagner, Richard, 1813-1883.,
  • Wagner, Richard, 1813-1883 -- Stories, plots, etc.,
  • Operas -- Analysis, appreciation.

  • Classifications
    LC ClassificationsMT100.W2 N53 1949
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxii, 724, v p.
    Number of Pages724
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6051066M
    LC Control Number49011607
    OCLC/WorldCa599516

    You can now book tickets for the Bayreuth Festival through their website and pay with a credit card. Tickets may be ordered by clicking HERE. Getting started: The following describes the way that traditionally tickets were requested for the . Lohengrin, is a Romantic opera in three acts composed and written by Richard Wagner, first performed in The story of the eponymous character is taken from medieval German romance, Premiere: 28 August , Deutsches Nationaltheater .

    The foremost authority on Wagner presents in this comprehensive volume all that the opera-goer, radio listener, music-love, and confirmed Wagnerite will wish to know about: The.   The Self-Help Guide To Wagner The mere mention of Richard Wagner's name can be a lightning rod for controversy. Wagner the man was a scoundrel, but his music was far ahead of its time.

    Wagner wove a variety of sources into the opera narrative. According to his autobiography, he was inspired by finding the story in "a Volksbuch (popular book) about the Venusberg", which he claimed Premiere: 19 October , Königliches Hoftheater, . Barry Millington is the author/editor of seven books on Wagner, including The Wagner Compendium; he also wrote the entries on Wagner and his operas for both the New Grove Dictionary of Music and Musicians and the New Grove Dictionary of Opera.


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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 the source background for Wagner's treatment, the history of the writing process and the story of the opera Cited by: Acclaimed as the most complete and intellectually satisfying analysis of the Wagner operas, the book has met In this classic guide, the foremost Wagner expert of our century discusses ten of Wagner's most beloved operas /5(4).

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 Wagner the man, including the magisterial Life of Richard Wagner, of which the fourth and final volume Brand: Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group.

Patrick Carnegy: Wagner and the Art of the Theatre Barry Millington: The New Grove Guide to Wagner and His Operas. One of the most controversial figures in the history of Mark Berry: After Wagner.

This book is both a telling of operatic histories 'after' Richard Wagner. The Wagner Operas In this classic guide, the foremost Wagner expert of our century discusses ten of Wagner’s most beloved operas, illuminates their key themes and the myths and literary sources.

Stories of operas In this classic guide, the foremost Wagner expert of our century discusses ten of Wagner's most beloved operas, illuminates their key themes and the myths and literary sources /5(2). The Wagner Operas by Newman, Ernest and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at - The Wagner Operas by Newman, Ernest - AbeBooks Passion for books.

Millington has completely updated the original pieces and contributed four new chapters on Wagner, including a summary of Wagner productions from to the present day, a suggested listening and viewing gyide, complete chronology of Wagner's operas, and a glossary of terms that will delight any opera 2/5(1).

15 rows  Wagner Operas -- The Operas. This is a list of Richard Wagner's thirteen completed. Stories of the Wagner Opera book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. Guerber, more commonly known as Helene A. Guerber (Helen /5. The Authentic Librettos of the Wagner Operas (complete with English and German parallel texts and music of the principal airs) (English and German Edition) (German) Hardcover – January 1, by Richard Wagner /5(2).

Ten complete operas: Flying Dutchman, Tannhauser, Lohengrin, Tristan&Isolde, Meistersinger, Parsifal; and the series of four Ring operas: Rheingold, Walkure, Siegfried, Gotterdammerung:) /5(3).

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.

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This. 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 the source background for Wagner's treatment, the history of the writing process and the story of the opera Reviews: Richard Wagner's vast Der Ring des Nibelungen cycle comprises four full-length operas (Das Rheingold, Die Walkure, Siegfried and Gotterdammerung) and is arguably the most extraordinary achievement in the history of opera.

His own libretto to the operas Cited by: The Wagner Operas (Book): Newman, Ernest: In this classic guide, the foremost Wagner expert of our century discusses ten of Wagner's most beloved operas, illuminates their key themes and the myths and literary sources behind the librettos, and demonstrates how the composer's style changed from work to work.

Acclaimed as the most complete and intellectually satisfying analysis of the Wagner. This is a complete list of the operas of the German composer Siegfried Wagner (–), the son of Richard Wagner (–).

All the opera libretti were by the composer. List [ edit ]. Richard Wagner's works for the stage, representing more than 50 years of creative life, comprise his 13 completed operas and a similar number of failed or abandoned first effort, begun when he was a prose drama, Leubald, but thereafter all his works were conceived as some form of musical has been suggested that Wagner.

Opera and Drama book. Read 4 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Wilhelm Richard Wagner () was a German composer, conductor, /5. The Wagner Operas: Newman, Ernest: Books - Skip to main content. Try Prime EN Hello, Sign in Account & Lists Sign in Account & Lists Returns & Orders Try Prime Cart.

Books /5(20).Lohengrin: The Story of Wagner's Opera (The Authorized Edition of The Metropolitan Opera Guild, Inc.) by Richard Wagner and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at .Wilhelm Richard Wagner (/ ˈ v ɑː ɡ n ər / VAHG-nər, German: [ˈʁɪçaʁt ˈvaːɡnɐ] (); 22 May – 13 February ) was a German composer, theatre director, polemicist, and conductor who is chiefly known for his operas (or, as some of his mature works were later known, "music dramas").Unlike most opera composers, Wagner .