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Author Barker, John W.

Title Wagner and Venice / John W. Barker.

Imprint Rochester, NY : University of Rochester Press, c2008.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Brand Library Non-Fiction    780.92 Wagner,R BAR    Available
Description xvii, 404 p., [32] p. of plates : ill., ports., music ; 24 cm.
Series Eastman studies in music, 1071-9989
Eastman studies in music.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. [387]-390) and index.
Contents Richard Wagner absorbs Venice. The first encounter ; From visit to vacation ; From residence to mortality ; Venice in Wagner's eyes -- Venice absorbs Richard Wagner. Watching ; Mourning ; Remembering : A German for the Germans ; Remembering : an Italian for the Italians -- The 'Ring' comes to Venice. Italy, Venice, and 'Wagnerism' ; The 'wandering Wagnerians' ; Today the Fenice, tomorrow all Italy ; Venetian assessments -- Wagner and Venice amalgamate. Memory and commemoration ; Surviving significance ; Epilogue : the seal of fiction -- Addenda.
Subject Wagner, Richard, 1813-1883 -- Travel -- Italy -- Venice.
Wagner, Richard, 1813-1883 -- Death and burial.
Opera -- Italy -- Venice -- 19th century.
ISBN 9781580462884 (hardcover : alk. paper)
158046288X (hardcover : alk. paper)

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