Richard Wagner: Die Meistersinger von Nurnberg

Richard Wagner: Die Meistersinger von Nurnberg


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780521444446
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 02/28/2003
Series: Cambridge Opera Handbooks Series
Pages: 188
Product dimensions: 5.43(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.55(d)

Table of Contents

List of illustrations; General preface; Acknowledgements; Abbreviations; Composition and performance details; 1. The sources and genesis of the text John Warrack; 2. Synopsis John Warrack; 3. Sachs, Beckmesser, and Mastersong John Warrack; 4: Sachs and Schopenhauer Lucy Beckett; 5. Richard Wagner and Hans Sachs Michael Tanner; 6. Die Meistersinger: naive or sentimental art? Lucy Beckett; 7. Wahn, words and music John Warrack; 8. Stage history Patrick Carnegy; Appendices: 1. The Wahn monologue; 2. Sachs's final address; 3. The original Prize Song; Notes; Bibliography; Index.

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