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The Wagner compendium : a guide to Wagner's life and music

Author: Barry Millington
Publisher: London : Thames & Hudson, 2001.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A comprehensive survey of Wagner's life, times and works. His music and literary style are treated in depth, and his operas, orchestral and choral music analysed together with lesser-known works. There is also a comprehensive list of his writings, speeches, open letters and reviews.
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Named Person: Richard Wagner; Richard Wagner; Richard Wagner
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Barry Millington
ISBN: 0500282749 9780500282748
OCLC Number: 59538580
Notes: Originally published: 1992.
Description: 431 pages ; 26 cm
Contents: Calendar of Wagner's life, works and related events --
Who's who of Wagner's contemporaries --
Historical background --
Intellectual background --
Musical background and influences --
Wagner as an individual --
Myths and legends --
Opinions and outlook --
Sources --
A Wagnerian glossary --
Musical style --
Wagner as librettist --
The music --
The prose works --
Orchestration --
Performance practice --
Wagner in performance --
Reception.
Responsibility: edited by Barry Millington.

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"'Infinitely absorbing...indispensable' - Opera Now 'Invaluable' - Gramophone 'At the forefront of Wagner scholarship' - Guardian"

 
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