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Wagner and His Works

Henry Theophilus Finck

Wagner and His Works

The Story of His Life With Critical Comments

by Henry Theophilus Finck

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Published by Library Reprints .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Composers & Musicians - General,
  • Biography & Autobiography,
  • Biography/Autobiography

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9835431M
    ISBN 100722255705
    ISBN 109780722255704

    Poor, frustrated, and angered by the fashion-mongers and mode-purveyors of art, Richard Wagner published The Art-Work of the Future in It marked a turning point in his life: an appraisal of the revolutionary passions of mid-century Europe, his farewell to symphonic music, and his vision of the music to come.4/5. Richard Wagner has books on Goodreads with ratings. Richard Wagner’s most popular book is The Ring of the Nibelung.

    Richard Wagner was a great composer - but also a virulent anti-semite. As the Wagner festival at Bayreuth opens, Adrian Mourby asks whether we can play his .   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.

    Alfred Wegener was born in Berlin on 1 November as the youngest of five children in a clergyman's family. His father, Richard Wegener, was a theologian and teacher of classical languages at the Berlinisches Gymnasium zum Grauen Kloster. In his family purchased a former manor house near Rheinsberg, which they used as a vacation al advisor: Julius Bauschinger. Alfred Wegener, German meteorologist and geophysicist who formulated the first complete statement of the continental drift hypothesis. His theory was rejected by most geologists during his lifetime but was resurrected and made a central feature of modern geology as part of the theory of plate tectonics in the s.


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Wagner and His Works the Story of His LFormat: Unknown Binding. The synopsis of this book leads you to believe that this book is about Wagner. That it will open your eyes to the man, his life, his family, the World around him and how he interacted with it. The chapters that describe these are very well researched and written, drawing you in to his world and giving you insight into the man himself.4/5.

He has written and edited, or co-edited, seven books on Wagner, including The Wagner Compendium (), The Ring of the Nibelung: A Companion (), and the New Grove Guide to Wagner and his Operas ().

In addition to his writing, he has also acted as dramaturgical adviser to several international music festivals/5(49). There aren’t that many biographies of Wagner in English. Most books are about him and his music, with varying degrees of emphasis on the music or the action with just a certain casual reference to the life.

There are other books that are hard to classify like Martin Geck’s Richard Wagner: A Life in Music. Richard Wagner (rĬkh´ärt väg´nər), –83, German composer, b. 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.

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).

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Full text of "Richard Wagner, his life and works;". Wagner's son-in-law Houston Stewart Chamberlain expanded on Wagner and Gobineau's ideas in his book The Foundations of the Nineteenth Century, a racist work extolling the Aryan ideal that later strongly influenced Adolf Hitler's ideas on race.

"Wagner, His Life and Works is one of the first sympathetic biographies of Wagner, written at a time when his revolutionary works were regarded with ridicule and hostility by a majority of his contemporaries. Genre/Form: Biographies Biography: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Finck, Henry Theophilus, Wagner and his works.

New York, Haskell House, Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg (German: [diː ˈmaɪstɐˌzɪŋɐ fɔn ˈnʏʁnbɛʁk]; "The Master-Singers of Nuremberg"), is a music drama (or opera) in three acts, written and composed by Richard is among the longest operas commonly performed, usually taking around four and a half hours.

It was first performed at the Königliches Hof- und National-Theater, today the Premiere: 21 JuneKönigliches Hof. The more closely I approached Wagner's work, taking this idea of expressionist art as my base, the more convinced I became that it was not only a most stimulating but indeed the only practicable standpoint whence to reach an understanding of his personality and art.

Wagner's works, his character, even his writings, usually regarded as a. Genre/Form: Binders (Binding) Pictorial cloth bindings (Binding) Additional Physical Format: Online version: Finck, Henry Theophilus, Wagner and his works.

First works Wagner wrote his first opera, Die Feen (The Fairies), inbut it was not produced until after the composer's death. He was music director of the theater in Magdeburg from towhere his next work, Das Liebesverbot (Forbidden Love), loosely based on William Shakespeare's (–) Measure for Measure was performed in.

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In the summary to his chapter, Dahlhaus, who is the foremost Wagner scholar of our time, restates his position on this question squarely.

Wagner’s writings, he says, should be seen as.