The Influence of Shakespere on Richard Wagner (Studies in the History & Interpretation of Music S. v. 64)

The Influence of Shakespere on Richard Wagner (Studies in the History & Interpretation of Music S. v. 64)

By: Margaret Inwood (author)Hardback

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This text presents the historical evidence of Wagner's own writings, reported conversations about Shakespeare, and the circumstancial evidence of the Shakespearean traits to be found in some of his works, including Das Liebesverbot, Parsifal, and the Ring cycle.

Contents

The influence of Shakespeare on Wagner's early works; a survey of Wagner's writings about Shakespeare's influence in his theory of opera; the use of motifs by Shakespeare and Wagner; Shakespearean features in Wagner's mature works. Conclusion.

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9780773477742
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 228
  • ID: 9780773477742
  • ISBN10: 0773477748

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