Opera And Drama

Author: Richard Wagner
Publisher: U of Nebraska Press
ISBN: 9780803297654
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The expected Wagnerian voltage is here: in his thinking about myths such as Oedipus, his theories about operatic goals and musical possibilities, his contempt for musical politics, his exaltation of feeling and fantasy, his reflections ...

Inside Bluebeard S Castle

Author: Carl S. Leafstedt
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 9780195355055
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This is the first book-length examination of Bart?k's 1911 opera Duke Bluebeard's Castle, one of the twentieth century's enduring operatic works.

Wagner And Beethoven

Author: Klaus Kropfinger
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 9780521342018
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At the time of his Zurich writings on artistic questions, critical discussion was
already being determined by the mistaken idea that in Opera and Drama,
Wagner wanted to sum up in theoretical terms what he had previously achieved
as a composer-dramatist in Tannhauser and Lohengrin. In actual fact, Opera and
Drama was influenced by the works Wagner had in view as much as by his past
projects. (To his credit, Raff observed in 1854 that the Dresden works could not
be judged by ...