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Wagner"s Musical Prose

Texts and Contexts (New Perspectives in Music History and Criticism)

by Thomas S. Grey

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Published by Cambridge University Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Composers & musicians,
  • Music,
  • Music/Songbooks,
  • Composers & Musicians - Classical Vocalists,
  • History & Criticism - General,
  • Music / General,
  • Music-History & Criticism - General,
  • Wagner, Richard, --1813-1883--Written works W,
  • Wagner, Richard,--1813-1883--Written works,
  • General

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages417
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7714964M
    ISBN 100521033195
    ISBN 109780521033190

    The "poetic-musical period" and the "evolution" of Wagnerian form: Periode and Entwicklung ; "Evolving" period-complexes and Wagner's evolution: three dialogues.   %T Wagner's Musical Prose: Texts and Contexts %A Thomas S. Grey %D %C Cambridge UK %I Cambridge University Press %G ISBN 0 4 ; MLW19 G83 %S New Perspectives in Music History and Criticism %X A study of the prose writings of Richard Wagner and their relevance to an understanding of his music and drama, as well as their.

      The politics of Wagner's Ring As the great conductor Christian Thielemann writes in his recent book on the composer: “I can’t play or conduct a six-four chord to make it sound either anti Author: Matthew D’Ancona. Wagner’s operas, with their deep truths and ambivalent significations, remain as enthralling, provocative and life-enhancing as ever. Here, in chronological order, we explore the ten best known. Click on the title of each opera to find out more.

    The themes chosen are good examples of Wagner's characteristic procedure or representing basic dramatic ideas by specific musical formulae. Tannhäuser In this work, Wagner aimed to unite the two elements which he had developed separately in "Der fliegende Holländer" and "Rienzi" -- to clothe the dramatic idea of redemption in the garments of. Wagner, Richard: Prose Writings [BB] The Diary of Richard Wagner. - The Brown Book. Translated from German by George Bird. Ed. by Joachim Bergfeld. Victor Gollanc Ltd. London, [CWL] Correspondence of Wagner and Liszt. Translated from German by Francis Hueffer. Greenwood Press, Publishers. New York,


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Wagner's Musical Prose Texts and Contexts. Get access. Buy the print book Check if you have access via personal or institutional login. This book is a study of the prose writings of Richard Wagner and their relevance to an understanding of his music and drama, as well as their relation to music criticism and aesthetics in the nineteenth Cited by: Ideas of absolute music “The advocates of an absolute music obviously don't know what they're talking about,” Wagner insisted, somewhat petulantly, in (the open letter “On Franz Liszt's Symphonic Poems”), three years after the appearance of Eduard Hanslick's immediately influential Author: Thomas S.

Grey. This book is a study of the prose writings of Richard Wagner and their relevance to an understanding of his music and drama, as well as their relation to music criticism and aesthetics in Cited by: This book puts Wagner's writings on musical subjects into a broad historical-critical context.

It looks at central themes in his writings, and connects them with analyses of music from his own operas and of works by other composers about whom he wrote.

Get this from a library. Wagner's musical prose: texts and contexts. [Thomas S Grey] -- This book is a study of the prose writings of Richard Wagner and their relevance to an understanding of his music and drama, as well as their relation to music criticism and aesthetics in the. Richard Wagner, in full Wilhelm Richard Wagner, (bornLeipzig [Germany]—died FebruVenice, Italy), 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 his major works are The Flying Dutchman (), Tannhäuser ( Richard Wagner was born to an ethnic German family in Leipzig, who lived at No 3, the Brühl (The House of the Red and White Lions) in the Jewish quarter.

He was baptized at St. Thomas was the ninth child of Carl Friedrich Wagner, who was a clerk in the Leipzig police service, and his wife, Johanna Rosine (née Paetz), the daughter of a baker. The prose catches fire, though, when Grey turns to the music, and the pages devoted to a consideration of Wagner's musical procedures are among the most engaging and stimulating in the entire book.

This may suggest that the author's involvement with the music takes hold at a more visceral level. The Wagners: The Dramas of a Musical Dynasty. By Nike Wagner. Translated by Ewald Osers and Michael Downes.

In this book, not even death escapes a psycholiterary reading. When Nike's father died of a heart tumor combined with lung cancer inshe tells us, "the bodily sources of his creativity, emotion and air, were destroyed.

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's wish to add incidental music to Leubald, in.

Richard Wagner's Prose Works [Richard Wagner] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher.

Not indexed. Not illustrated. edition. Excerpt: their understandable-ness as a work of ArtAuthor: Richard Wagner. Richard Wagner was famous for both his complex operas, such as the four-part, hour Ring Cycle, as well as for his anti-semitic writings, which, posthumously, made him a favorite of Adolf Hitler Born: The Wagners - A Serious Injury Law Firm blog shares Personal Injury stories and opinions relevant to Halifax, Nova Scotia residents.

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Located in La Mesa, La Jolla, San Diego. Our unique, world-class piano lessons take place in a group setting to maximize learning, fun and motivation. Over 40 years of experience makes this piano school the best in San Diego. First musical sketches for Tristan und Isolde, 19 December.

Brief prose sketch for a Buddhist opera, Die Sieger, 16 May. New ending for Götterdämmerung, the Schopenhauer ending. Richard and Minna move into the 'Asyl' in the garden of the Wesendonck's villa, April. Your next book is The Wagner Compendium: A Guide to Wagner’s Life and Music ().

Why have you chosen this. Because it’s compendious. It does have a lot of contributors, edited by Barry Millington. He has some useful things in there, like a very good chapter about mistakes that everybody makes about Wagner, for example, that more books have been written about Wagner than anyone else in.

Addeddate External-identifier urn:imslp_record_id:UmljaGFyZCBXYWduZXIncyBQcm9zZSBXb3JrcyAoV2FnbmVyLCBSaWNoYXJkKQ==. solute" music which reveals the latent unity of musical aesthetics in the nineteenth cen tury'.

An inquiry into the history of the term, however, disrupts that latent unity in the concept. Whereas Dahlhaus's book on the idea of absolute music addressed the question of what absolute music means, as if it were a singular event, I want to trace.

Richard Wagner (rĬkh´ärt väg´nər), –83, German composer, g. Life and Work Wagner was reared in a theatrical family, had a classical education, and began composing at He studied harmony and the works of Beethoven and in became chorus master of the theater at Würzburg, the first of a series of theatrical positions.

The world knows Richard Wagner as a daring musical genius; a few know him as a poet who wrote the poems for his own dramas; fewer still know him as a writer, philosopher and mystic.

His voluminous prose works are being translated into English by Mr. Ashton Ellis, of the London branch of the Wagner Society, and the work will be completed by. In the Proceedings of the Royal Musical Association, Issue 19 (), a very studious and reputable musical journal, in an essay by William Ashton Ellis, ‘Richard Wagner’s Prose’, Ellis records that Wagner, not feeling at ease, or physically well, set off on an at first unsuccessful course of consulting a number of physicians in search of.Dieter Borchmeyer’s book is the first to present an overall picture of these musical dramas from the standpoint of literary and theatrical history.

It extends from the composer’s early works — still largely ignored — to the Ring Cycle and Parsifal, and includes Wagner’s unfinished works and .Richard Wagner's Prose Works Chronological ordering. On German Opera () xhtml ( Kb): PDF: TEI (xml) Pasticcio () xhtml ( Kb): PDF: TEI (xml).