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The Operas of Wagner, Their Plots, Music and History

J. Cuthbert Hadden

The Operas of Wagner, Their Plots, Music and History

by J. Cuthbert Hadden

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Published by Library Reprints .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • General,
  • Music

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages246
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL10540819M
    ISBN 100722255764
    ISBN 109780722255766

    COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle .   Opera Plot Summaries, etc. A Book of Operas: Their Histories, Their Plots, and Their Music (English) by Krehbiel, Henry Edward, A Second Book of Operas (English) by Krehbiel, Henry Edward, Operas Every Child Should Know: Descriptions of the Text and Music of Some of the Most Famous Masterpieces (English).

    Operatic terminology. The words of an opera are known as the libretto (literally "small book"). Some composers, notably Wagner, have written their own libretti; others have worked in close collaboration with their librettists, e.g. Mozart with Lorenzo Da ional opera, often referred to as "number opera", consists of two modes of singing: recitative, the plot-driving . Wagner was a significant influence on the music world, particularly for composers Gustav Mahler, Anton Bruckner, Jules Massenet and Richard Strauss—whose operas Salome and Der Rosenkavalier, characterized by their virtuosity in orchestral writing and tone color, are steeped in Wagner’s late-Romantic style.

    Get this from a library! The ring and the fire: stories from Wagner's Nibelung operas. [Clyde Robert Bulla; Clare Romano; John Ross] -- These tales are based on Norse and German mythology and are magical and mysterious, yet portray human emotions that motivate life. 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 .


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Cuthbert Hadden, Byam Shaw. Author: By Hadden, Cuthbert. The Operas of Wagner: Their Plots Music and History. This is frankly and avowedly a book for the musical amateur: for the man or woman who wants to hear a Wagner music-drama, and wants to know, first and chiefly, "what it is all about.".

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A Book of Operas: Their Histories, Their Plots, and Their Music # in Music History & Criticism (Books) # in Opera Music (Books) # in Opera (Books) Would you like to tell us about a lower /5(4). Page 31 - Stentorian lungs, the effect was electricity itself, for the whole of the performers on the stage, and those in the orchestra, as if actuated by one feeling of delight, vociferated Bravo.

Bravo. Maestro. Viva, viva, grande Mozart. Those in the orchestra I thought would never have ceased applauding, by beating the bows of their violins against the music desks. "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. The whole thing about vocal gymnastics, which is really what it comes down to, in Rossini or Donizetti, makes me feel that this should really be in the Olympics, not in the opera house. Wagner went back to the old line of dramma per musica, the original thing: drama through the music, opera as drama.

That is the only idea that matters. Tannhäuser (German: [ˈtanˌhɔʏ̯zɐ]; full title Tannhäuser und der Sängerkrieg auf Wartburg, "Tannhäuser and the Minnesingers' Contest at Wartburg") is an opera in three acts, music and text by Richard Wagner, (WWV 70 in the catalogue of the composer's works) based on two German legends: Tannhäuser, the mythologized medieval German Minnesänger and poet.

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Cuthbert (James. 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 ().

Wilhelm Richard Wagner (/ ˈ v ɑː ɡ n ər / VAHG-nər, German: [ˈʁɪçaʁt ˈvaːɡnɐ] (); 22 May – 13 February ) was a German composer, theatre director, polemicist, and conductor who is chiefly known for his operas (or, as some of his mature works were later known, "music dramas").Unlike most opera composers, Wagner wrote both the libretto and the music for.

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Lohengrin, is a Romantic opera in three acts composed and written by Richard Wagner, first performed in The story of the eponymous character is taken from medieval German romance, notably the Parzival of Wolfram von Eschenbach and its sequel Lohengrin, itself inspired by the epic of Garin le is part of the Knight of the Swan legend.

For the plots of their operas, many Romantic composers drew from. The idea that music was the most profound of all the arts.

Wagner's opera The Valkyrie is one of four parts in the larger music drama called. The Nibelung's Ring. Wagner’s operas are sometimes not considered enticing for opera-novices: they are written on a huge scale, and musically and philosophically subtle.

But if you can enter Wagner. Tristan und Isolde, Parsifal & Goetterdammerung should be in the list. Even though considered a different type of opera for Wagner himself, they are essentially operas, and represent the perfection of the genre. About Fidelio is such a beautifull music piece, but a shame over the plot and libretto so it is not worthy of a top ten.

Free 2-day shipping. Buy The Operas of Wagner: Their Plots Music and History () at The Flying Dutchman (German: Der fliegende Holländer), is a German-language opera, with libretto and music by Richard central theme is redemption through love.

Wagner conducted the premiere at the Königliches Hoftheater in Dresden in Wagner claimed in his autobiography Mein Leben that he had been inspired to write the opera.

Opera composers Richard Wagner and Giuseppe Verdi would both be years old this year. We take a crash course in opera appreciation to hear the differences between them. Ernest Newman's study of the major Wagner operas (from Der fliegende Holländer onwards) was originally published in and rapidly achieved the status of a classic opera text, which it retains to this day.

There are plenty of other, differing treatments of the stories of the operas, but none as detailed or as dramatically aware as Newman's magisterial s: Richard Wagner’s (22 May – 13 February ) radical works sent shock waves across nineteenth century Europe.

Each of his mature operas .