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The New Grove Guide to Wagner and His Operas (New Grove Composers)

by Barry Millington

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Published by Oxford University Press, USA .
Written in English


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Number of Pages208
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Open LibraryOL7392694M
ISBN 100195305884
ISBN 109780195305883

0 "The New Grove Guide to Wagner and His Operas" by Barry Millington Oxford University Press, pp. $ T he mention of Wagner invariably summons thoughts of long, very long evenings. Hi Wilhelm Richard Wagner (Inaleman nga kaluwas: [ˈʁiçaʁt ˈvaɡnɐ]; Mayo 22 , Leipzig, Alemanya – Pebrero 13 , Venesya, Italya) usa nga Aleman nga kompositor, konduktor, direktor hin teatro ngan ensayista o parag-gumalaysay, nga kilalado hin dako tungod han iya mga opera (o "drama hin musika", nga amo an tawag hini ha urhe nga panahon). Nag-iiba hi Wagner tikang hin kadam-an.

Opera and Modern Culture exposes this process at work in operas by Richard Wagner, who put modernity on the agenda in ways no one after him could ignore, and by the young Richard Strauss. The book continues the initiative of much recent writing in treating opera as a multimedia rather than a primarily musical form. About this Item: Princeton University Press, United States, Paperback. Condition: New. Reprint. Language: English. Brand new Book. 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.

Nietzsche said that Wagner was the latest developing of all the great composers. That may be true, although nowadays people are looking more kindly on his first two operas: Die Feen and Das Liebesverbot. Rienzi, his third opera, is never performed in full because it lasts longer than any other Wagner opera. He panic-strickenly cut it after the. Opera is an art form in which singers and musicians perform a dramatic work (called an opera), which combines a text (called a libretto) and a musical score. Opera is part of the Western classical music tradition. While the scale of opera can be larger or smaller—there are many different genres of opera—performance typically involves different types of artist (singers, instrumentalists and.


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Each entry in this New Grove series of composers and their operas is based on articles in The New Grove Dictionary of Opera, that feature information on the lives of individual composers, their works, their librettists and interpreters, and the places where they unique books compile the meticulously researched articles into organized narratives, designed to make finding Cited by: 2.

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In this fresh and inventive book, James Treadwell lays open the rich possibilites for interpretation offered across the full range of Wagner's art. Focusing on Wagner's music, dramas, and prose writings, rather than on questions of biography or influence, the book carefully traces the tensions and uncertainties embedded within the composer's central themes.

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[Barry Millington] -- One of the most controversial figures in the history of ideas as well as music, Richard Wagner continues to stimulate debate whenever his works are performed.

Drawing upon the scholarship of The New. Richard Wagner () is one of the most influential - and also one of the most controversial - composers in the history of music. Over the course of his long career, he produced a stream of spellbinding works that challenged musical convention through their richness and tonal experimentation, ultimately paving the way for modernism.

This book presents an in-depth but easy-to-read. Wagner and His Operas (New Grove Composers Series) Hardcover – November 1, In many cases, such as Barry Millington's nine-page guide to Tristan und Isolde, it is difficult to imagine how this could be better handled.

The book includes a glossary, an index to names of roles, and a few musical examples. Readers will want much more Author: Stanley Sadie. Mind, Society, And Human Action - Richard Wagner The Aging Networks - Donna Wagner New Grove Guide To Wagner And His Operas New Grove Guide To Wagner And His Operas Richard Wagner For The New.

"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 companion to "Great Operas of Puccini", a similar hardback being published simultaneously. The books are associated with the series of internet guides, "The. Barry Millington is chief music critic for the London Evening Standard and the editor of The Wagner has written and edited, or co-edited, seven books on Wagner, including The Wagner Compendium, The Ring of the Nibelungen: A Companion and the New Grove Guide to Wagner and his Operas.

Get this from a library. The New Grove guide to Mozart and his operas. [Julian Rushton] -- One of the best known and most admired figures in European music was Wolfgang Amadé Mozart.

His short but colorful life is of enduring interest, and his works remain central to the repertories of. The New Grove Guide to Wagner and His Operas (7ew Grove Operas) Barry Millington.

out of 5 stars 1. Paperback. £ Richard Wagner: A Life in Music Martin Geck. out of 5 stars Hardcover. 5 offers from £ Drama and the World of Richard Wagner Dieter Borchmeyer. out of 5 stars s: 2. Mefistofele (Italian pronunciation: [mefiˈstɔːfele]) is an opera in a prologue and five acts, later reduced to four acts and an epilogue, the only completed opera with music by the Italian composer-librettist Arrigo Boito (there are several completed operas for which he was librettist only).

The opera was given its premiere on 5 March at La Scala, Milan, under the baton of the composer. 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.Table of contents for The New Grove guide to Wagner and his operas / Barry Millington.

Bibliographic record and links to related information available from the Library of Congress catalog. Note: Contents data are machine generated based on pre-publication provided by the publisher.The New Grove Guide to Wagner and His Operas By Barry Millington Oxford University Press, Read preview Overview Richard Wagner: His Life in His Work By .