Wagner Beyond Good and Evil : Beyond Good and Evil.

John Deathridge presents a different and critical view of Richard Wagner based on recent research that does not shy away from some unpalatable truths about this most controversial of composers in the canon of Western music. Deathridge writes authoritatively on what Wagner did, said, and wrote, drawi...

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Main Author: Deathridge, John
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Berkeley : University of California Press, 2008.
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Summary:John Deathridge presents a different and critical view of Richard Wagner based on recent research that does not shy away from some unpalatable truths about this most controversial of composers in the canon of Western music. Deathridge writes authoritatively on what Wagner did, said, and wrote, drawing from abundant material already well known but also from less familiar sources, including hitherto seldom discussed letters and diaries and previously unpublished musical sketches. At the same time, Deathridge suggests that a true estimation of Wagner does not lie in an all too easy condemnation o.
Physical Description:1 online resource (321 pages)
ISBN:9780520934610
052093461X