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Opera and Modern Culture: Wagner and Strauss

Lawrence Kramer

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520241732
eISBN:
9780520940840
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520241732.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, Western

Opera is legendary for going to extremes, a tendency that has earned it a reputation for unreality. This book shows the reverse to be true. The book argues that for the past two centuries the ... More


Introduction: (Harmonie et mélodie, Calmann-Lévy, 1899, 1–31)

Roger Nichols

in Camille Saint-Saëns: On Music and Musicians

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195320169
eISBN:
9780199852086
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195320169.003.0001
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This chapter offers some remarks as to why the author, Saint–Saëns, decided to express his views of an artist. The fragments he gathered together, taken here and there from articles he published at ... More


Wagner the Progressive: Another Look at Lohengrin

John Deathridge

in Wagner Beyond Good and Evil

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520254534
eISBN:
9780520934610
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520254534.003.0003
Subject:
Music, History, Western

It is often said that Wagner was uninterested in an analysis of his own music. However, in an open letter to Arigo Boito, Wagner expressed dissatisfaction with performances of Lohengrin he had seen. ... More


Contesting Wagner: The Lohengrin Prelude and Anti—anti-Semitism

Lawrence Kramer

in Opera and Modern Culture: Wagner and Strauss

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520241732
eISBN:
9780520940840
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520241732.003.0003
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This chapter seeks to identify the negative connection between the original anti-Semite essence of Wagner's works and the anti-anti-Semite inference that they are manipulated to complement. This ... More


Wagner, Schumann, and the Lessons of Beethoven's Ninth

Christopher Alan Reynolds

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780520285569
eISBN:
9780520960978
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520285569.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, Western

During 1845–1846 Schumann and Wagner developed more contrapuntal approaches to composition. The extent to which their compositional styles changed in a common direction—toward a style that was both ... More


Wagner, Thematic Dispersion, and Contrary Motion

Christopher Alan Reynolds

in Wagner, Schumann, and the Lessons of Beethoven's Ninth

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780520285569
eISBN:
9780520960978
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520285569.003.0004
Subject:
Music, History, Western

With the conclusion in chapter 2 that Wagner’s systematic use of contrary motion must postdate The Flying Dutchman, chapter 3 examines other works of Wagner to determine when it appeared. In ... More


The Poem: Its Background and Evolution

William Kinderman

in Wagner's Parsifal

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780195366921
eISBN:
9780199344864
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195366921.003.0002
Subject:
Music, Theory, Analysis, Composition, History, Western

The genesis of Wagner’s Parsifal drama has deep roots, as is shown by its affinities with his first opera Die Feen, based on Gozzi’s play La donna serpente. Other sources of inspiration included an ... More


Song and Sign: Poetic-Musical Strategies in Wagner and Strauss

Arnold Whittall

in Singing in Signs: New Semiotic Explorations of Opera

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
June 2020
ISBN:
9780190620622
eISBN:
9780190620653
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190620622.003.0011
Subject:
Music, Opera, Theory, Analysis, Composition

Wagner believed that reducing vocal display and rejecting the convention that the orchestral material remain subordinate to vocal melody would involve listeners more intensively in the drama, and ... More


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