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The first hundred years of Wagner's Tristan

Author: Elliott Zuckerman
Publisher: New York ; London : Columbia University Press, 1964. ©1964
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Discusses the composition of this musical drama, its first performance, its effect on the people associated with it, its critical and popular reception, its influence and "enshrinement" in this century.
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Music
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Zuckerman, Elliott.
First hundred years of Wagner's Tristan.
New York, Columbia University Press, 1964
(OCoLC)593772295
Named Person: Richard Wagner
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Elliott Zuckerman
OCLC Number: 907512
Description: xiv, 235 pages 24 cm
Contents: Schopenhauer, the myth, and the music. The world as will ; "Opera and drama" revised ; Born of the spirit of music ; "Spectacle dans un fauteuil avec orchestre" ; Harmony ; The unhealthiest Eros ; Wagnerism and Tristanism --
To the first performance (1859-1865). The dangers of "Tristan" ; Renunciation ; Mathilde ; Tristanizing ; Still the music of the future ; Lola Montez the second ; "Tristan" in Munich ; The death of Tristan --
Nietzsche pro Tristan (1868-1888). The pattern of Criticism ; Coming to Triebschen ; The rebirth of tragedy ; Dionysian ; Nothing but the orchestra ; Contra Wagner ; More air! ; Self-mastery and self-denial --
Wagner and Tristan in Paris (1850-1900). Lekeu and Mallarmé ; Preludes and evenings ; "Divertissement par M. Pétipa" ; Correspondences ; Wagnerites ; A Wagnerian review ; Symbolism ; Dans la forêt --
Love and death in Venice (1883-1933. Wagnerizing on the Isle of Wight ; Tristanizing along the Adriatic ; The city of music ; "Tristan" in the sanatorium ; Greatness and suffering --
To the final performance. "Tristan" electrified ; The Wagnerian decade ; The perfect Tristanite in America ; The secret of form ; World-historical music ; "Tristan" at home --
Appendix A, The dates of the first performances of Wagner's music-dramas in major operatic cities --
Appendix B, A note on Swinburne and teh sea --
Appendix C, A note on Joyce and Eliot.
Responsibility: by Elliott Zuckerman.

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Discusses the composition of this musical drama, its first performance, its effect on the people associated with it, its critical and popular reception, its influence and "enshrinement" in this century.

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