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Complete Operas of Wagner

Osbourne, Charles

ISBN 10: 1856277909 / ISBN 13: 9781856277907
Published by Grange Books, London, 1995
Used Condition: Near Fine Soft cover
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Examines each opera from 4 points of view: Wagner's life at the time of the composition; libretto and librettist; the story, and a thorough musical analysis. 290 pages. Size: 5 1/4 x 8 1/2 ". Bookseller Inventory # 12655

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Title: Complete Operas of Wagner

Publisher: Grange Books, London

Publication Date: 1995

Binding: Trade Paperback

Book Condition:Near Fine

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Wagner's opera can be counted amongst the most important works of art of the 19th century, but he was a composer around whom violent artistic, political and literary controversies raged during his lifetime. Even today, his music and life seem to arouse either blind adulation or extreme antipathy. This review of Wagner's life and work traces his development from his first complete opera, "Die Feen", to his death in Venice in 1883, a year after the first performance of "Parsifal" at Bayreuth. As in his other guides to the operas of major composers, including Mozart, Puccini and Verdi, the author takes each opera in turn and describes the composer's life at the time of composition, discusses the libretto and librettist, outlines the story and gives a detailed musical analysis. The book is intended for the expert and the general music lover alike.

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