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Author May, Thomas (Thomas Robert).

Title Decoding Wagner : an invitation to his world of music drama / Thomas May.

Imprint Pompton Plains, NJ : Amadeus Press, c2004.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Brand Library Non-Fiction    782.1092 WAGN MAY    Available
 GDL Central Library Non-Fiction    782.1092 WAGN MAY    Available
Description xii, 220 p. : ill. ; 23 cm. + 2 sound discs (digital ; 4 3/4 in.)
Series Unlocking the masters series ; no. 1
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. [215]-217).
Contents Introduction : what's all the fuss? -- Setting the stage : Wagner's emergence as an artist -- Navigating a way into Wagner : Der Fliegende Holl©Þnder -- What kind of love to sing? Tannh©Þuser -- Making contact : the tragedy of Lohengrin -- The world's breath : Tristan und Isolde -- A touch of madness : the creative spirit and Die Meistersinger von N©ơrnberg -- Total artistic clarity : an overview of the Ring cycle -- Shimmering enigmas : Das Rheingold -- The heart of the matter : Die Walk©ơre -- Coming of age : Siegfried -- In the end is the beginning : G©œtterd©Þmmerung -- Made wise through compassion : Wagner's swan song Parsifal.
Subject Wagner, Richard, 1813-1883. Operas.
Operas -- Analysis, appreciation.
ISBN 1574670972 (pbk.)

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