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Richard Wagner for the new millennium : essays in music and culture

Author: Matthew Bribitzer-Stull; Alex Lubet; Gottfried Wagner
Publisher: New York ; Basingstoke, England : Palgrave Macmillan, 2007.
Series: Studies in European culture and history.
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A central concern of this study is the relationship between Wagner the artist and Wagner the social phenomenon. Many of the essays within explore the most difficult yet most crucial issue in Wagner  Read more...


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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Named Person: Richard Wagner; Richard Wagner; Richard Wagner
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Matthew Bribitzer-Stull; Alex Lubet; Gottfried Wagner
ISBN: 9781403973214 1403973210
OCLC Number: 85898116
Description: xvi, 216 pages : illustrations, music ; 22 cm.
Contents: Lingering dissonances in Wagner scholarship / Matthew Bribitzer-Stull and Alex Lubet --
On the need to debate Richard Wagner in an open society: how to confront Wagner today beyond glorification and condemnation / Gottfried Wagner --
Tracing Mathilde's A♭major / Robert Gauldin --
Glenn Gould and Richard Wagner / Timothy Maloney --
Subverting the conventions of number opera from within: hierarchical and associational uses of tonality in Act I of Der fliegende Holländer / William Marvin --
Naming Wagner's themes / Matthew Bribitzer-Stull --
In search of C major: tonal structure and tonal design in Act III of Die Meistersinger / Warren Darcy --
Lingering discourses: critics, Jews, and the case of Gottfried Wagner / Marc Weiner --
Wagner's emblematic role: the case of the Holocaust commemoration in Israel / Na'ama Sheffi --
Richard Wagner and disability studies / Alex Lubet --
Anti-Semitism in music: Wagner and the origins of the Holocaust / Paul Lawrence Rose.
Series Title: Studies in European culture and history.
Responsibility: edited by Matthew Bribitzer-Stull, Alex Lubet, and Gottfried Wagner.


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'The promise is great: a 'dissonant' reading of Wagner's operas for the 'New' Millennium.This rich and varied account of Wagner as understood at the beginning of the 21st century summarizes and Read more...

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