Rather than trying to reconcile the horrific anti-Semitism of Wagner's
1851 essay on "Judaism in Music" and the music, by declaring it either beside the point or the key to Wagner's
oeuvre, the author is attuned to the complexity and ambiguity in both.
Faustian Understanding of Beethoven's Ninth, 2.
David Trippett's Wagner's
Melodies: Aesthetics and Materialism in German Musical Identity (Cambridge University Press, 2013) explores "what cultural circumstances allowed Wagner to arrive at his theory of melody as a means of communication" and "what makes [Wagner's
] melodies possible in the form they take" (p.
The reinforced presence in Miami will materially benefit Van Wagner's
Florida-based blimp business, Van Wagner Airship Media, and fixed wing banner-towing business, Van Wagner Aerial Media, the buyer's president Mark Johnston, added.
And in each case public opprobrium put Wagner's
scores back on the shelf.
Since its founding in 1948, Israel has observed an informal ban on Wagner's
music because of its use in Nazi propaganda before and during World War II.
In addition to his creative work as a composer, Wagner's
literary output was astonishing.
lawsuit, the 19-year county employee alleged that her supervisors ignored a hostile work environment in which she endured "ongoing shunning, hostility, gay-bashing and discrimination.
The plan is for historians to produce a report by 2013, the 200th anniversary of Wagner's
comment on the unique importance of Shakespeare (to Cosima, 27 May 1882) is taken in all seriousness by Yvonne Nilges in her book, the first to cover the immense influence of Shakespeare on Wagner, from his earliest compositions (Leubald, Das Liebesverbot) through his theoretical meditations and up to the glories of Meistersinger and beyond.
Well, fear not; all will be clear once you've seen Ian Judge's production of Wagner's
"Tannhauser" at L.
statement that the term "the Whig interpretation of history" was "initially coined" by Asa Briggs in 1961 will surprise readers of Sir Herbert Butterfield's The Whig Interpretation of History (1931).
Becoming a Wagnerian first, allowing oneself to be completely seduced, and inhabiting Wagner's
dreams and mythos will, according to Nietzsche, inoculate one against the Wagnerian "illness" and reveal instead a positive "healthy" approach to the future.
John Sindelar, currently the deputy associate administrator for OGP, will serve as acting associate administrator of the organization in Wagner's
Jonathan Meese Is Mother Parsifal set the young artist alone against the well-over-five hours of Wagner's
slow-moving epic in the vast scenery store-house of Berlin's Staatsoper Unter den Linden.