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The Music Dramas of Richard Wagner And His Festival Theater in Bayreuth

by Albert Lavignac

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Published by Kessinger Publishing .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Opera,
  • Genres & Styles - Opera,
  • Music,
  • Music/Songbooks

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsEsther Singleton (Translator)
    The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages544
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8459822M
    ISBN 101417902973
    ISBN 109781417902972
    OCLC/WorldCa173165025

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    Get this from a library! The music dramas of Richard Wagner and his Festival Theatre in Bayreuth.. [Albert Lavignac; Esther Singleton]. Music drama, type of serious musical theatre, first advanced by Richard Wagner in his book Oper und Drama (–51; “Opera and Drama”), that was originally referred to as simply “drama.” (Wagner himself never used the term music drama, which was later used by his successors and by critics and scholars.) This new type of work was intended as a return to the Greek drama as Wagner.

    Wilhelm Richard Wagner (/ ˈ v ɑː ɡ n ər / VAHG-nər, German: [ˈʁɪçaʁt ˈvaːɡnɐ] (); 22 May – 13 February ) was a German composer, theatre director, polemicist, and conductor who is chiefly known for his operas (or, as some of his mature works were later known, "music dramas").Unlike most opera composers, Wagner wrote both the libretto and the music for each of his stage. The Bayreuth Festspielhaus or Bayreuth Festival Theatre (German: Bayreuther Festspielhaus, pronounced [baɪˈʁɔʏtɐ ˈfɛstʃpiːlˌhaʊs]) is an opera house north of Bayreuth, Germany, built by the 19th-century German composer Richard Wagner and dedicated solely to the performance of his stage works. It is the venue for the annual Bayreuth Festival, for which it was specifically conceived Architect: after Gottfried Semper.


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Connoisseurs, friends, skeptics – they all come to the green hill every summer to explore his legacy, away from the great centres of culture.

Sincewhen he first performed his “Ring des Nibelungen” as a cycle. Richard Wagner: visionary, utopian – his heritage remains alive here.

At the most exciting musical theatre festival in the. rescued Wagner from financial ruin, encouraged him to complete the Ring; and provided financial assistance for the construction of the Bayreuth Festival Theater, a theater devoted solely to the production of Wagner's music dramas.

This book gives a good background to Wagner's long-cherished dream of a festival of German music-dramas (his own), the struggle to get the festival going, and the very checkered legacy it has left.

The author is especially good in his treatment of the Nazi era in Germany and the partnership between Hitler and by: In writing the thousand and first book on Richard Wagner and his work, I do not pretend to accomplish anything better than has yet been done.

My aim has been something quite different, -- a real practical guide to Bayreuth for the French which will answer the needs and satisfy the curiosity of those of our nation who have not yet taken that little journey, which is so easy and attractive.

The Bayreuth Festival (German: Bayreuther Festspiele) is a music festival held annually in Bayreuth, Germany, at which performances of operas by the 19th-century German composer Richard Wagner are presented. Wagner himself conceived and promoted the idea of a special festival to showcase his own works, in particular his monumental cycle Der Ring des Nibelungen and Parsifal.

In contrast to most books on Richard Wagner, this biography focuses primarily on Wagner as an important figure in the development of the theatre. While his contribution to music history has been exhaustively documented and analyzed, his theatrical ventures, in particular the founding of the Bayreuth Festival, have not been the object of much Format: Paperback.

After Wagner's death, his widow Cosima assumed the management of the the Bayreuth world premieres of Tristan and Isolde (), The Mastersingers of Nuremburg (), Tannhäuser (), Lohengrin () a newly staged Ring () and, finally, The Flying Dutchman(), she built up the Bayreuth repertoire as Wagner had wished (explicitly excluding three early works, The.

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[Albert Lavignac; Esther Singleton]. Editions for The Music Dramas of Richard Wagner and His Festival Theatre in Bayreuth: (Paperback published in ), (Hardcover published in 1. -applies to Wagner's full cast and orchestra operas.-is German for "total art work."-is a term often used in reference to Wagner's music dramas.-is an art form that involves music, poetry, drama, mime, dance, and scenic design.

Program annotator for the Bayreuth Festival where Wagner's music dramas are famously showcased each year, considers the whole range of those works--characters, themes, literary sources, political and ideological contexts--in a straightforward yet exhaustively Cited by:. The Music Dramas of Richard Wagner and His Festival Theater in Bayreuth by Albert Lavignac (, Hardcover) Be the first to write a review About this product Brand new: lowest price.Additional Physical Format: Online version: Lavignac, Albert, Music dramas of Richard Wagner and his Festival theatre in Bayreuth.

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