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Richard Wagner"s women

Eva Rieger

Richard Wagner"s women

by Eva Rieger

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Published by Boydell Press in Woodbridge, Suffolk .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Women in opera,
  • Women in music,
  • Criticism and interpretation

  • Edition Notes

    StatementEva Rieger ; translated by Chris Walton
    ContributionsWalton, Chris, 1963-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsML410.W13 R52 2011
    The Physical Object
    Pagination239 p. :
    Number of Pages239
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25215508M
    ISBN 101843836858
    ISBN 109781843836858
    LC Control Number2012560055
    OCLC/WorldCa706026301

      Milton E. Brener, a lawyer, writes in “Richard Wagner and the Jews” () that Wagner judged people by their willingness or talent “to help in a great cause, namely, his own.” The New Yorker music critic, Alex Ross, has cleverly said that “There was a Charlie Rose in his head whose topic every night was Wagner.”. Free 2-day shipping. Buy Richard Wagner's Women at nd: Eva Rieger.

    Buy Richard Wagner's Women by Eva Rieger (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders. Richard Wagner was a German composer best known for his operas, primarily the monumental four-opera cycle "Der Ring des Nibelungen". He was born Wilhelm Richard Wagner on , in Leipzig, Germany. He was the ninth child in the family of Carl Wagner, a police clerk.

      Wagner bicentenary: 10 things you didn't know about him Two hundred years after the birth of composer Richard Wagner, Ivan Hewett looks at some of the oddities of his tumultuous life. Art Life and Theories of Richard Wagner, Selected from His Writings and Translated by Edward L. Burlingame; With a Preface, a Catalogue of Wagner's Published Works and Drawings of the Bayreuth Opera H. Richard Wagner $ - $


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Richard Wagner and His Women. Richard Wagner was not only a great and productive composer, he was also an extremely amorous man. In Wagner met Christine Wilhelmine (Minna) Planer, an actress, and in they got married.

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Life and Work Wagner was reared in a theatrical family, had a classical education, and began composing at He studied harmony and the works of Beethoven and in became chorus master of the theater at Würzburg, the first of a series of theatrical positions.

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Richard Wagner's works are as immense as they are influential: the four-part, hour saga Der Ring des Nibelungen is the most analysed opera of all time. And yet, Wagner was arrogant and virulently anti-semitic. Can we separate the musical genius from the man. Opera critic Michael Tanner recommends the best books on Wagner.

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Eva Wagner (also known as Eva Chamberlain Wagner) (), was the daughter of Richard Wagner and Cosima von Bulow, and the wife of infamous writer Houston Stewart Chamberlain (). Book by her husband, signed and inscribed by her, dated by her in Bayreuth in June   This book review says his first divorce from Natalie was brought about when she walked in on him and another guy.

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I was lucky to attend many unforgettable Nilsson. The other feminist critique, most clearly expounded by Eva Rieger in her book Richard Wagner’s Women, is that the music itself sometimes or often denigrates women, while venerating men. You can hear her critique in a lecture she gave here.

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Eva Rieger presents a new picture of the composer, showing how the women at his side inspired him and how closely his life and art :   This book will be most widely read, I suspect, for its account of Wagner's relations with the many women in his life – his two wives and a host of mistresses – and its frank discussion of his.

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