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Wagner operas

Newman, Ernest

Wagner operas

by Newman, Ernest

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Published by Knopf in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Wagner, Richard, -- 1813-1883.

  • The Physical Object
    Paginationxii, 724, v p.
    Number of Pages724
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14828078M

    Genre/Form: Stories, plots, etc: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Newman, Ernest, Wagner operas. New York: Harper & Row, , © 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 "music dramas", as they were later called).Brand: Seltzer Books.

      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 himself. He Author: Thomas Laqueur. 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. Here, available for the first time in a single paperback volume, is the perfect /5(2).

    Millington has completely updated the original pieces and contributed four new chapterson Wagner, including a summary of Wagner productions from to the present day, a suggested listening and viewing gyide, complete chrinology of Wagner's operas, and a glossary of terms that will delight any opera-goer. 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 Read more.


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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 with comments on its staging and musical Cited by: 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 with comments on its staging and musical /5(19). Your second book choice is The Wagner Operas by Ernest Newman.

Tell me about why you have chosen this. This has also been published under the title Wagner Nights. This book is just extraordinarily good. Some say it’s out of date, but only because some small scale research has improved our knowledge of the precise order in which something has.

List of works for the stage by Wagner - Wikipedia. 15 rows  This is a list of Richard Wagner's thirteen completed operas. Click on the pictures or. 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 greater insight/5(4). 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.

28 rows  Richard Wagner's works for the stage, representing more than 50 years of creative. 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.

Here, available for the first time in a single paperback volume, is the perfect companion for listening to, or attending, The Flying Dutchman, Tannhäuser.

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 was published in Brand: Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group.

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 take notes while you read Wagner Operas.5/5(1). 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 Brand: Princeton University Press.

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 the craft of theatrical staging. This website is. 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 them.

Among his major works are Tristan und Isolde (), Parsifal (), and The Ring of the Nibelung (–76). 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 director, and essayist, in addition to being the composer of so.

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 to whoever is in /5(5). 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 with comments on its staging and musical development/5(18).

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 during his lifetime/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 The Pirates of Penzance; Patience; Princess Ida; The Yeomen of the Guard; London: G.

Bell and Sons, ), by W. Gilbert, illust. by W. 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. 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 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)."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 fiction and non-fiction to forgotten−or yet undiscovered gems−of world literature, we issue the books that need to be : Good Press.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 Born: