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Wagner and Russia

Wagner and Russia

by Rosamund Bartlett
     
 

ISBN-10: 0521440718

ISBN-13: 9780521440714

Pub. Date: 02/24/1995

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

This book explores the immense influence of the composer Richard Wagner on nineteenth- and twentieth-century Russian writers, musicians and artists. It contains a history of the production of Wagner's works in Russia and the Soviet Union (by directors including Meyerhold and Eisenstein), an account of Wagner's visit to Russia in 1863, and a detailed investigation

Overview

This book explores the immense influence of the composer Richard Wagner on nineteenth- and twentieth-century Russian writers, musicians and artists. It contains a history of the production of Wagner's works in Russia and the Soviet Union (by directors including Meyerhold and Eisenstein), an account of Wagner's visit to Russia in 1863, and a detailed investigation of the impact of his music and ideas on the Russian Modernist movement. The last two chapters explore the fate of Wagner's works after the 1917 Revolution, when he was first hailed but then reviled, and finally rehabilitated during the years of glasnost.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521440714
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
02/24/1995
Series:
Cambridge Studies in Russian Literature Series
Pages:
436
Product dimensions:
5.43(w) x 8.50(h) x 1.14(d)

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Table of Contents

List of illustrations; Acknowledgements; Notes on the text; List of abbreviations; Introduction; Part I. Wagner and Nineteenth-Century Russia: 1. Reception and performance history, 1841–1863; 2. Reception and performance history, 1863–1890; Part II. Wagner and Russian Modernism: 3. Reception and performance history, 1890–1917; 4. Wagner and the Russian Symbolists: Vyacheslav Ivanov; 5. Wagner and the Russian Symbolists: Bely, Medtner and Ellis; 6. Wagner and the Russian Symbolists: Aleksandr Blok; Part III. Wagner and Soviet Russia: 7. Reception and performance history, 1917–1941; 8. Reception and performance history, 1941–1991; Appendices; Notes; Select bibliography; Index.

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