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Life of Richard Wagner

by Carl Friedrich Glasenapp

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Published by K. Paul, Trench, Trübner & co., ltd. in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Wagner, Richard, 1813-1883

  • Edition Notes

    Statementbeing an authorised English version by Wm. Ashton Ellis of C. F. Glasenapps̕ "Das leben Richard Wagners̕" ...
    ContributionsEllis, William Ashton, d. 1919.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsML410.W1 G6
    The Physical Object
    Pagination6 v. :
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6550612M
    LC Control Number12032555
    OCLC/WorldCa20469299

    Vol. are translated texts, Vols. with title, "Life of Richard Wagner": by Wm. Ashton Ellis", are entirely the work of Ellis --cf. Preface of Vol. 4. Responsibility: being an authorised English version by Wm. Ashton Ellis of C.F. Glasenapp's "Das leben Richard Wagner's". 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. Richard was only six months old when his father died, and he was.

    Life of Richard Wagner, Volume 1 Ellis (Wm. Ashton) Life of Richard Wagner, vol. 1 - 3 Life of Richard Wagner, Carl Friedrich Glasenapp Volume 1 of Life of Richard Wagner: Being an Authorised English Version by Wm. Ashton Ellis of C.F. Glasenapp's "Das Leben Richard Wagner's", Carl Friedrich Glasenapp: Authors.   Directed by Carl Froelich, William Wauer. With Giuseppe Becce, Olga Engl, Manny Ziener, Ernst Reicher. The story of the great German composer, from his childhood through his great triumphs in orchestral and operatic music/10(87).

    Genre/Form: Biographies: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Newman, Ernest, Life of Richard Wagner. Cambridge ; New York: Cambridge University. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Newman, Ernest, Life of Richard Wagner. New York, Knopf, (OCoLC) Named Person: Richard Wagner.


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If one wants the composer's insights on the various encounters he has when bringing his music to life, this is one book you must read/5(7). My Life. Written for Wagner's second wife, Cosima, and his patron, King Ludwig II, "My Life" runs from the composer's birth in up toand presents a sweeping view of Wagner's times and contemporaries, as well as offering a unique perspective on his operas.

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Volume II carries the story from to /5(8). The Life of Richard Wagner, Vol 3, book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. In the vast literature on Richard Wagner, Ernes /5. Richard Wagner (rĬkh´ärt väg´nər), –83, German composer, b. Leipzig. 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.

Richard Wagner, in full Wilhelm Richard Wagner, (bornLeipzig [Germany]—died FebruVenice, Italy), German dramatic composer and theorist whose operas and music had a revolutionary influence on the course of Western music, either by extension of his discoveries or reaction against them.

Born in Germany onRichard Wagner went on to become one of the world's most influential—and controversial—composers. He is famous for Born: Early life Wilhelm Richard Wagner was born onin Leipzig, Germany, into a middle-class family.

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If you want to know the man first hand this is the place to go/5(8). “Geck brings to his book on Wagner’s ‘life in music’ a rare combination of profound knowledge of Wagner and his work and an unfailingly intelligent capacity to select and to discriminate, so as to produce a clear account of all the operas and music dramas in the context of Wagner’s life and changing by: 3.

The best books about Richard Wagner, composer of the Ring Cycle, as recommended by academic and opera critic Michael Tanner. This reprint is of the first English paperback edition of Richard Wagner's autobiography.

This is a primary document of enormous importance for all Wagner enthusiasts, being virtually the sole source of information of the composer's childhood and youth.

Written for Wagner's second wife, Cosima, Brand: Cambridge University Press. Until his final years, Wagner's life was characterised by political exile, turbulent love affairs, poverty and repeated flight from his creditors. His controversial writings on music, drama and politics have attracted extensive comment, notably, since the late 20th century, where they express antisemitic sentiments.

Newman's masterful 4 volume Wagner biography The Life of Richard Wagner is, at last, finally available once more. Although, we originally mentioned this reprint nearly two years ago, various issues meant that its publication was delayed. Life of Richard Wagner.

New York: Da Capo Press, (OCoLC) Named Person: Richard Wagner; Richard Wagner: Material Type: Biography: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Carl Friedrich Glasenapp; William Ashton Ellis.

Best known for the challenging four-opera cycle The Ring of the Nibelung, Richard Wagner (–83) was a conductor, librettist, theater director, and essayist, in addition to being the composer of some of the most enduring operatic works in history, such as The Flying File Size: KB.

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K. Paul, Trench, Trübner & Company, Limited, 0 Reviews. Preview this book» What people are. About the Author Wilhelm Richard Wagner (22 May - 13 February ) was a German composer, theatre director, polemicist, and conductor who is chiefly known for his operas (or, as some of his later works were later known, "music dramas").

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