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Richard Wagner: A Guide to Research

Richard Wagner: A Guide to Research

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780824056957
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 06/28/2002
Series: Routledge Music Bibliographies Series
Pages: 352
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.20(d)

Table of Contents

To Users of This Research Guidexv
Wagner in 1,000 Words1
Concerning the Present Research Guide3
II.Introducing Wagner: Compendia and Other Survey Studies11
Comprehensive Survey Studies11
Dictionary and Encyclopedia Entries and Related Publications20
Companions, Handbooks, and Readers22
Conference Proceedings and Other Anthologies23
Programs and Program Booklets27
Specialized Periodicals, Periodical Issues, and Related Studies28
III.Researching Wagner: Reference Works of Various Kinds35
Bibliographies and Related Studies35
Musical Catalogs and Related Studies41
Dictionaries, Lexicons, Glossaries, and Checklists43
Collection and Exhibition Catalogs47
Iconographies and Related Studies55
Discographies and Related Studies60
Filmographies and Videographies64
Research Reports and Related Studies65
IV.The Documentary Legacy67
Musical Editions and Related Studies67
Editions of Librettos and Texts71
Musical Manuscripts and Related Studies73
Editions of Literary Works and Related Studies74
Autobiographies, Curricula Vitae, Diaries, and Related Studies84
Published Correspondence and Related Studies90
Memoirs and Reminiscences108
Other Documentary Collections114
Additional Sources117
V.Wagner's Life and Character119
Biographies and Related Studies119
Specialized Biographical Studies132
Character Studies166
VI.Wagner as Composer: Studies in Techniques, Styles, and Influences171
Surveys of Wagner's Compositions and Stylistic Issues171
Wagner's Compositional Development, Methods, and Procedures173
Musical Relationships and Influences186
VII.Wagner as Music Dramatist213
Survey Studies213
The Earlier (and Unfinished) Operas and Music Dramas220
Hollander, Lohengrin, and Tannhauser225
Meistersinger, Parsifal, Tristan, and the Ring239
VIII.Wagner as Instrumental and Vocal Composer and Arranger289
Wagner as Instrumental Composer289
Wagner as Choral and Vocal Composer295
Wagner as Arranger296
IX.Performing Wagner: Studies of Performance Practices, Productions, and Media Issues299
Survey Studies299
Studies of Individual Performance Practices and Practitioners301
Studies Dealing with Productions and Producer-Directors303
Wagner and the Media311
X.Wagner as Poet, Prose Writer, and Philosopher313
General Surveys313
Wagner as Poet316
Wagner as Prose Writer319
Wagner as Philosopher321
Wagner, Nationalism, and German Culture331
Wagner as Politician, Polemicist, and Revolutionary333
Wagner as Pedagogue336
Wagner and Other Aspects of Knowledge and Belief337
XI.Criticizing Wagner: Wagner's Critics and the Wagner Reception341
Survey Studies and Anthologies341
Wagner Criticism in Various Countries342
The "Wagner Legend"349
Wagner, Modernity, and Leading Modern Wagner Critics351
Wagner, Postmodernity, and Postmodern Wagner Criticism360
XII.Wagner and Culture, Past and Present363
Survey Studies363
Wagner and the Past365
Wagner and Mythology369
Wagner and Psychology371
Wagner in European and American Literature371
Wagner and "Wagnerisms"380
Wagner and the Visual Arts393
Wagner and Anti-Semitism395
XIII.After Wagner: Bayreuth, the Festivals, and Wagner's Descendents403
Bayreuth and the Wagner Festivals403
Wagner's Family and Descendents: From 1883 to the Present413
Index of Authors, Editors, and Translators425

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