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Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg: Politics after

Karol Berger

in Beyond Reason: Wagner contra Nietzsche

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780520292758
eISBN:
9780520966130
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520292758.003.0005
Subject:
Music, Opera

For those unwilling to follow the erotic utopia of Tristan, a new answer had to be found to the political and ethical questions raised in the Ring. And this is precisely what Wagner provided in his ... More


The Gesamtkunstwerk and Its Discontents: The Wounded Voice in (and around) Alexander von Zemlinsky’s The Dwarf

David J. Levin

in The Voice as Something More: Essays toward Materiality

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780226656397
eISBN:
9780226656427
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226656427.003.0011
Subject:
Music, Performing Practice/Studies

This paper explores the dramaturgy of vocality and corporeality in Alexander von Zemlinsky’s one-act opera Der Zwerg (The Dwarf, 1919-1921) via three distinct but interrelated scenes: first, the ... More


Dreams of Transcendence, Fantasies of Control: Gustav Klimt

Kevin C. Karnes

in A Kingdom Not of This World: Wagner, the Arts, and Utopian Visions in Fin-de-Siecle Vienna

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199957927
eISBN:
9780199346011
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199957927.003.0005
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This chapter considers the work of an anomalous Secessionist, Gustav Klimt, whose principal concern was not social reform but psychological or spiritual transformation. It argues that some of Klimt's ... More


Die Meistersinger in the Seventh Symphony

Anna Stoll Knecht

in Mahler's Seventh Symphony

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
November 2019
ISBN:
9780190491116
eISBN:
9780190491130
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190491116.003.0010
Subject:
Music, History, Western

The last chapter offers a reading of the Seventh from the perspective of its association with Wagner’s Meistersinger, which sounds loud and clear in the Finale, and in a more subtle way in other ... More


Beyond Reason: Wagner contra Nietzsche

Karol Berger

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780520292758
eISBN:
9780520966130
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520292758.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Opera

The book centers on the four music dramas (Der Ring des Nibelungen, Tristan und Isolde, Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg, and Parsifal) Wagner created in the second half of his career. Two aims are ... More


Mahler's Seventh Symphony

Anna Stoll Knecht

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
November 2019
ISBN:
9780190491116
eISBN:
9780190491130
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190491116.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, Western

Gustav Mahler’s Seventh Symphony stands out as one of the most provocative symphonic statements of the early twentieth century. This book offers a new interpretation of the Seventh based on a ... More


Premiere and Reception

Anna Stoll Knecht

in Mahler's Seventh Symphony

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
November 2019
ISBN:
9780190491116
eISBN:
9780190491130
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190491116.003.0002
Subject:
Music, History, Western

Chapter 1 retraces the reception history of the Seventh Symphony from its premiere in 1908 in order to determine when the work began to be considered as “problematic,” since early accounts report ... More


Structure, Interpretation, and Genesis

Anna Stoll Knecht

in Mahler's Seventh Symphony

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
November 2019
ISBN:
9780190491116
eISBN:
9780190491130
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190491116.003.0003
Subject:
Music, History, Western

How do genesis, structure, and interpretation relate to each other? This chapter first examines the structure of the Seventh in five movements, beginning with an overview of its tonal trajectory, ... More


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