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The Resource My life with Wagner : fairies, rings, and redemption : exploring opera's most enigmatic composer, Christian Thielemann

My life with Wagner : fairies, rings, and redemption : exploring opera's most enigmatic composer, Christian Thielemann

Label
My life with Wagner : fairies, rings, and redemption : exploring opera's most enigmatic composer
Title
My life with Wagner
Title remainder
fairies, rings, and redemption : exploring opera's most enigmatic composer
Statement of responsibility
Christian Thielemann
Creator
Subject
Language
  • eng
  • ger
  • eng
Summary
"This book is based on conversations that took place between August 2010 and July 2011 in Bayreuth, Berlin, Salzburg and on the Attersee"--Acknowledgements (page 252)
Member of
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
BTCTA
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1959-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Thielemann, Christian
Dewey number
  • 782.1092
  • B
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • portraits
  • plates
  • facsimiles
Index
index present
LC call number
ML410.W13
LC item number
T4513 2016
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Wagner, Richard
  • Thielemann, Christian
Label
My life with Wagner : fairies, rings, and redemption : exploring opera's most enigmatic composer, Christian Thielemann
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Originally published in English: London : Weidenfeld & Nicolson, 2015
  • Translated from German: Mein leben mit Wagner. München : C.H. Beck, 2012
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 253-254) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
I. "You haven't been playing the organ, have you?": my way to Wagner -- II. Wagner; s cosmos -- 1. Wagalaweia and Hojotoho!: a first approach to Wagner's music drama -- 2. "If you weren't all such tedious fellows": Wagner and his conductors -- 3. Cobwebs, solemnity, sausage salad: Bayreuth and its Green Hill -- 4. A very German subject: the ideological aspect -- 5. "If we want Wagner, then Wagner is what we want", or: what makes a good performance? -- 6. Money or love: Wagner for beginners -- III. Wagner's music drama -- 1. Die Feen (The Fairies): a first look inside Wagner's botanizing drum -- 2. A sin of Wagner's youth and a hymn to Carnival: Das Liebesverbot oder Die Novize von Palermo (The ban on love, or The novice of Palermo) -- 3. Defeating grand opera with its own weapons: Rienzi, der letzte der Tribunen (Rienzi, the last of the Tribunes) -- 4. Plain, meagre, gloomy?: Der fliegende Holländer, oder der Fluch des Willens (The flying Dutchman, or The curse of the will) -- 5. Tannhäuser und der S̈ngerkrieg auf der Wartburg (Tannhäuser and the singers' contest on the Wartburg): the art of moderation and Wagner's failure to achieve it -- 6. A floodlight on the world beyond, love without regret: Lohengrin -- 7. Tristan und Isolde: the chord of life -- 8. A plea for tolerance: Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg (The mastersingers of Nuremberg) -- 9. Money, power or love? Painting the world in sunset colours: Der Ring des Nibelungen (The ring of the Nibelung) -- 10. An anti-Tristan composed in violet ink: Parsifal
Control code
1664672
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First Pegasus Books hardcover edition.
Extent
xiv, 267 pages, [16] pages of plates
Isbn
9781681771250
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
facsimiles, illustrations, portraits
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1664672
  • (OCoLC)923794429
Label
My life with Wagner : fairies, rings, and redemption : exploring opera's most enigmatic composer, Christian Thielemann
Publication
Note
  • Originally published in English: London : Weidenfeld & Nicolson, 2015
  • Translated from German: Mein leben mit Wagner. München : C.H. Beck, 2012
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 253-254) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
I. "You haven't been playing the organ, have you?": my way to Wagner -- II. Wagner; s cosmos -- 1. Wagalaweia and Hojotoho!: a first approach to Wagner's music drama -- 2. "If you weren't all such tedious fellows": Wagner and his conductors -- 3. Cobwebs, solemnity, sausage salad: Bayreuth and its Green Hill -- 4. A very German subject: the ideological aspect -- 5. "If we want Wagner, then Wagner is what we want", or: what makes a good performance? -- 6. Money or love: Wagner for beginners -- III. Wagner's music drama -- 1. Die Feen (The Fairies): a first look inside Wagner's botanizing drum -- 2. A sin of Wagner's youth and a hymn to Carnival: Das Liebesverbot oder Die Novize von Palermo (The ban on love, or The novice of Palermo) -- 3. Defeating grand opera with its own weapons: Rienzi, der letzte der Tribunen (Rienzi, the last of the Tribunes) -- 4. Plain, meagre, gloomy?: Der fliegende Holländer, oder der Fluch des Willens (The flying Dutchman, or The curse of the will) -- 5. Tannhäuser und der S̈ngerkrieg auf der Wartburg (Tannhäuser and the singers' contest on the Wartburg): the art of moderation and Wagner's failure to achieve it -- 6. A floodlight on the world beyond, love without regret: Lohengrin -- 7. Tristan und Isolde: the chord of life -- 8. A plea for tolerance: Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg (The mastersingers of Nuremberg) -- 9. Money, power or love? Painting the world in sunset colours: Der Ring des Nibelungen (The ring of the Nibelung) -- 10. An anti-Tristan composed in violet ink: Parsifal
Control code
1664672
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First Pegasus Books hardcover edition.
Extent
xiv, 267 pages, [16] pages of plates
Isbn
9781681771250
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
facsimiles, illustrations, portraits
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1664672
  • (OCoLC)923794429

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