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Penetrating Wagner"s Ring

Penetrating Wagner"s Ring

an anthology

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Published by Fairleigh Dickinson University Press in Rutherford, [N. J.] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Wagner, Richard, -- 1813-1883.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementedited by John Louis DiGaetani.
    ContributionsDi Gaetani, John Louis.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination453p.
    Number of Pages453
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL20364559M

    Der Ring des Nibelungen, or the Ring cycle, is an unsurpassed exaltation of German heritage and mythology. In places, Wagner tells the story with the orchestra, using leitmotifs—fragments of melody that convey emotions and themes as they recur in varying contexts. It is even possible for the orchestra to convey ideas that are hidden from the. The Met Revives Wagner’s Majestic ‘Ring’ Operas With Changes to Its Contentious Set By James Jorden • 03/04/19 am Gods ascend to their castle Valhalla in Wagner’s ‘Ring’ at the : James Jorden.

    Wagner's Ring cycle - "The Ring of the Niebelung" - has been described as one of the most enduring of operatic spectacles. This collection has brought together writings on the Ring and includes articles by George Bernard Shaw, Georg Solti and Andrew Porter, excerpts from Wagner's own letters and works and discourses by over 30 other writers.3/5(2). Wagner’s “Ring” begins with a demonstration: from one deep note, wave upon wave of majestic harmony flows. The C-minor triad, however, has a more obscure connection to “natural” sound. The middle.

    All the best: Wagner’s Ring A round-up of the finest recordings of Wagner’s ‘Ring’, as the opera world prepares to celebrate the composer’s bicentenary next year.   Gods And Monsters: 5 Unforgettable Wagner Moments: Deceptive Cadence For the anniversary of Richard Wagner's birth, William Berger, author of Wagner .


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Penetrating Wagner's Ring (Da Capo Paperback) Paperback – Ma by John Louis Digaetani (Author)Cited by: 3. Penetrating Wagner's Ring: An anthology Hardcover – January 1, by John L. DiGaetani (Editor)/5(8). PENETRATING WAGNER'S RING (WAGNER RING OF THE NIBELUNG) Paperback – January 1, by JOHN L.

GAETANI (Editor)Manufacturer: DA CAPO PRESS. Wagner's Ring cycle - The Ring of the Niebelung - has been described as one of the most enduring of operatic spectacles. This collection has brought together writings on the Penetrating Wagners Ring book and includes articles by George Bernard Shaw, Georg Solti and Andrew Porter, excerpts from Wagner's own letters and works and discourses by over 30 other writers.3/5.

The book is a collection of essays from a wide variety of writers who wrote about the Ring Cycle over the first century of its existence. It includes essays by Bryan Magee, Robert Donington, George Bernard Shaw, Charles Fletcher-Cooke, George G.

Windell, W.J. Henderson, Georg Solti, and quite a few more/5. Wagner's Ring cycle - The Ring of the Niebelung - has been described as one Penetrating Wagners Ring book the most enduring of operatic spectacles. This collection has brought together writings on the Ring and includes articles by George Bernard Shaw, Georg Solti and Andrew Porter, excerpts from Wagner's own letters and works and discourses by over 30 other writers.

Really, who thought "Penetrating Wagner's Ring" was a good title for a book. The reviews are great: As implied by the title, this collection probes deeply into Wagner's vast Ring piece. Accusations of anti-semitism make Wagner's Ring a sensitive area today, but it continues to offer pleasure to many.

Well Ive found Wagners Ring very hard to get into, but someones written a book to help people get to the bottom of this seminal piece Amazon Linky. Penetrating Wagner's "Ring" (Da Capo Paperback) Paperback – 21 Mar. by John L. DiGaetani (Editor)/5(36). Buy Penetrating Wagner's "Ring" by John L.

DiGaetani (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(34). Wagner's Ring cycle--"The Ring of Nibelung"--has proven to be one of the most enduring of operatic spectacles, and the best writing on the subject has here been brought together in a collection that includes article by George Bernard Shaw, Georg Solti, and Andrew Porter; excerpts from Wagner's own letter's and works and discourses by over thirty other writers.

ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: Reprint. Originally published: Rutherford, N.J.: Fairleigh Dickinson University Press, ©   Penetrating Wagner's Ring was, I had presumed, such a book. I was sweating with anticipation when I ripped open the Amazon packaging, eager for my fill of Jack's memoires.

I was slightly moist at the thought of tales from the set of Melrose Place and maybe even the bonus of a diversion into his all-too-brief singing career/5. quality program year-round while also offering Wagner performances with a special touch – inviting Valery Gergiev and his Mariinsky Ensemble, for example, for a Russian Ring des Nibelungen (the first ever!).

Another milestone – though just one of many – was Parsifal under the baton of Kent Nagano. With Stewart Spencer he has published Selected Letters of Richard Wagner, Wagner's 'Ring of the Nibelung': A Companion and Wagner in Performance.

ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: pages: illustrations ; 24 cm: Contents: The theory: Wagner's theory of opera / Bryan Magee --Priests of art, poets of light / James Burdick.A total interpretation: The Rhine gold / George Bernard Shaw --Myth and music / Robert Donington --The Freudian view of the ring / Robert L.

Jacobs --Counsel's opinion: The ring and. Cambridge Core - Opera - Wagner's Ring Cycle and the Greeks - by Daniel H. Foster Skip to main content Accessibility help We use cookies to distinguish you from other users and to provide you with a better experience on our by: 5. Your first choice is Richard Wagner: A Biography by Derek Watson.

Yes, this is a very handy book. It’s the most convenient one-volume biography on Richard Wagner in English that I know. Watson writes about Wagner’s relationship with his second wife Cosima particularly well, but I think it’s all very good.

Richard Wagner's vast Der Ring des Nibelungen cycle comprises four full-length operas (Das Rheingold, Die Walkure, Siegfried and Gotterdammerung) and is arguably the most extraordinary achievement in the history of opera. His own libretto to the operas, translated by Andrew Porter, is an intricate system of metric patterns, imaginative metaphors and alliteration, combining to produce the music in by: book titled Penetrating Wagner’s Ring: An Anthology.

Currently, he is working on another book on Richard Wagner titled Inside the Ring: Essays on Wagner’s Opera Cycle, which will be published in spring Professor DiGaetani is of Italian descent and, as such, he was originally drawn to Italian opera.

The first time he visited Europe, howev. Books to be Purchased. Wagner by Barry Millington (pgs.) An Introduction to Richard Wagner’s Der Ring des Nibelungen: A Handbook by William Cord () The Perfect Wagnerite by George Bernard Shaw () Wagner’s Ring: Turning the Sky Round by Owen Lee (98) Handouts “Planning Bayreuth” from Ernest Newman biography of.Der Ring des Nibelungen (The Ring of the Nibelung), is a cycle of four German-language epic music dramas composed by Richard Wagner.

The works are based loosely on characters from the Norse sagas and the re: As a cycle: 13 August Das. The Ring Cycle may represent Wagner at his most ambitious, but his opera Tristan und Isolde is perhaps his most influential.

"You can write books just about the first four notes, called the.