The Life of Richard Wagner by Carl Friedrich Glasenapp

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  • Composers & Musicians - General,
  • Biography & Autobiography,
  • Biography/Autobiography

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Open LibraryOL10540817M
ISBN 10072225573X
ISBN 109780722255735

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Written for Wagner's second wife, Cosima, and his patron, King Ludwig II, "My Life" runs from the composer's birth in up toand presents a sweeping view of Wagner's times and contemporaries, as well as offering a unique perspective on his operas.

This is the translation/5. Monumental both in creativity and egotism, Richard Wagner drafted an autobiography that is amazingly accurate with not too many exaggerations by the author. If one wants the composer's insights on the various encounters he has when bringing his music to life, this is one book you must read/5(5).

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I thought about recommending it but, on the whole, I think it might be too demanding for those new. Ernest Newman's four-volume Life of Wagner, originally published between andremains a classic work of biography. The culmination of forty years' research on the composer and his works (Newman's first Study of Wagner was first published in ), these books present a detailed portrait of perhaps the most influential, the most controversial and the most/5.

The Life of Richard Wagner () Plot. Showing all 2 items Jump to: Summaries (2) Summaries. The story of the great German composer, from his childhood through his great triumphs in orchestral and operatic music. —Jim. This reprint is of the first English paperback edition of Richard Wagner's autobiography.

This is a primary document of enormous importance for all Wagner enthusiasts, being virtually the sole source of information of the composer's childhood and youth. Written for Wagner's second wife, Cosima, Brand: Cambridge University Press.

Early life Wilhelm Richard Wagner was born onin Leipzig, Germany, into a middle-class family. Raised along with eight siblings, his father, Friedrich, died shortly after Richard's birth, and within the year his mother, Johanna, married Ludwig Geyer. Wagner’s life and works, while always keeping the music in the foreground.

Geck discusses not only all the major operas, but also several unfinished operas and even the composer’s early attempts at quasi-Shakespearean d Wagner: A Life in Music is a landmark study ofFile Size: KB.

Richard Wagner (rĬkh´ärt väg´nər), –83, German composer, g. Life and Work Wagner was reared in a theatrical family, had a classical education, and began composing at He studied harmony and the works of Beethoven and in became chorus master of the theater at Würzburg, the first of a series of theatrical positions.

Wilhelm Richard Wagner () was a German composer, conductor, music theorist, and essayist, primarily known for his operas (later called "music dramas"). Wagner's musical style is often considered the epitome of classical music's Romantic period, due to its unprecedented exploration of emotional : Richard Wagner, in full Wilhelm Richard Wagner, (bornLeipzig [Germany]—died FebruVenice, Italy), German dramatic composer and theorist whose operas and music had a revolutionary influence on the course of Western music, either by extension of his discoveries or reaction against his major works are The Flying Dutchman (), Tannhäuser ( Genre/Form: Biographies: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Newman, Ernest, Life of Richard Wagner.

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Johanna and Geyer married in Augustand for the first 14 years of his life, Wagner was known as Wilhelm Richard Geyer. This reprint is of the first English paperback edition of Richard Wagner's autobiography. This is a primary document of enormous importance for all Wagner enthusiasts, being virtually the sole source of information of the composer's childhood and youth.

Written for Wagner's second wife, Cosima, and his patron, King Ludwig II, the autobiography runs from the composer's birth up to the eve of.

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