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The Tristan Chord

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ISBN 13 : 9780805071894
Pages : 424 pages
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Download The Tristan Chord PDF Format Full Free by Bryan Magee and published by Macmillan. This book was released on 2002-10 with total page 424 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: A provocative portrait of the master of musical innovation and theatrical brilliance, whose devotees have ranged from Proust to Hitler, delves into the many influences, intellectual pursuits, and philosophical foundations behind his art, revealing the true nature of this great composer. Reprint. 12,500 first printing.


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Richard Wagner

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Villa-Lobos and Modernism

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ISBN 13 : 1666911364
Pages : 393 pages
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Download Villa-Lobos and Modernism PDF Format Full Free by Ricardo Averbach and published by Rowman & Littlefield. This book was released on 2022-07-19 with total page 393 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Ricardo Averbach places Heitor Villa-Lobos as the top exponent of Cultural Cannibalism in music, an aesthetic movement that has been neglected due to traditional Eurocentric views of Modernism. Villa-Lobos and Modernism shows how much our present aesthetics owes to the Modernist ideas introduced by the Brazilian composer.


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The Routledge Companion to Philosophy and Music

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ISBN 13 : 1136821880
Pages : 672 pages
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Wagner and Schopenhauer

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ISBN 13 : 1493189360
Pages : 202 pages
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Download Wagner and Schopenhauer PDF Format Full Free by Milton E. Brener and published by Xlibris Corporation. This book was released on 2014-04-04 with total page 202 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Most who write about Wagner’s operas claim that the works of Arthur Schopenhauer had a huge effect on them. The influence has, Brener believes, been vastly overstated. The most detailed exposition of that alleged influence is by Bryan Magee. In his Tristan Chord, Magee details the bases for what are often, by others, unsupported conclusions. Familiar with both the important writings of Schopenhauer and the works of Wagner, Brener is among the few capable of a thorough analysis and factual response to Magee’s claims. His conclusions, backed with primary sources, stands almost alone in opposition to accepted dogma.


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Richard Wagner: Tristan und Isolde

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Publisher : Cambridge University Press
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ISBN 13 : 0521431387
Pages : 229 pages
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Download Richard Wagner: Tristan und Isolde PDF Format Full Free by Arthur Groos and published by Cambridge University Press. This book was released on 2011-03-31 with total page 229 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Seven leading international writers discuss the genesis, libretto and music, and performance and reception history of Wagner's Tristan.


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ISBN 13 : 0190660074
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Download The Oxford Handbook of Schopenhauer PDF Format Full Free by Robert L. Wicks and published by Oxford University Press. This book was released on 2020-02-27 with total page 544 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: More than two hundred years after the publication of his seminal The World as Will and Representation, Arthur Schopenhauer's influence is still felt in philosophy and beyond. As one of the most readable and central philosophers of the 19th century, his work inspired the most influential thinkers and artists of his time, including Nietzsche, Freud, and Wagner. Though known primarily as a herald of philosophical pessimism, the full range of his contributions is displayed here in a collection of thirty-one essays on the forefront of Schopenhauer scholarship. Essays written by contemporary Schopenhauer scholars explore his central notions, including the will, empirical knowledge, and the sublime, and widens to the interplay of ethics and religion with Schopenhauer's philosophy. Authors confront difficult aspects of Schopenhauer's work and legacy--for example, the extent to which Schopenhauer adopted ideas from his predecessors compared to how much was original and visionary in his central claim that reality is a blind, senseless "will," the effectiveness of his philosophy in the field of scientific explanation and extrasensory phenomena, and the role of beauty and sublimity in his outlook. Essays also challenge prevailing assumptions about Schopenhauer by exploring the fundamental role of compassion in his moral theory, the Hindu, Christian, and Buddhist aspects of his philosophy, and the importance of asceticism in his views on the meaning of life. The collection is an internationally constituted work that reflects upon Schopenhauer's philosophy with authors presently working across the globe. It demonstrates fully the richness of Schopenhauer's work and his lasting impact on philosophy and psychoanalysis, as well as upon music, the visual arts, and literature.


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A Companion to Wagner's Parsifal

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ISBN 13 : 1571132376
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The Cambridge Companion to Wagner

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ISBN 13 : 1139825941
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Download The Cambridge Companion to Wagner PDF Format Full Free by Thomas S. Grey and published by Cambridge University Press. This book was released on 2008-09-11 with total page pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Richard Wagner is remembered as one of the most influential figures in music and theatre, but his place in history has been marked by a considerable amount of controversy. His attitudes towards the Jews and the appropriation of his operas by the Nazis, for example, have helped to construct a historical persona that sits uncomfortably with modern sensibilities. Yet Wagner's absolutely central position in the operatic canon continues. This volume serves as a timely reminder of his ongoing musical, cultural, and political impact. Contributions by specialists from such varied fields as musical history, German literature and cultural studies, opera production, and political science consider a range of topics, from trends and problems in the history of stage production to the representations of gender and sexuality. With the inclusion of invaluable and reliably up-to-date biographical data, this collection will be of great interest to scholars, students, and enthusiasts.


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Richard Wagner

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ISBN 13 : 1135839522
Pages : 480 pages
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Download Richard Wagner PDF Format Full Free by Michael Saffle and published by Routledge. This book was released on 2010-06-10 with total page 480 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Richard Wagner: A Research and Information Guide is an annotated bibliography concerning both the nature of primary sources related to the composer and the scope and significance of the secondary sources which deal with him, his compositions, and his influence as a composer and performer.


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Religious Experience in the Work of Richard Wagner

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Publisher : CUA Press
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ISBN 13 : 0813227410
Pages : 177 pages
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Download Religious Experience in the Work of Richard Wagner PDF Format Full Free by Marcel Hebert and published by CUA Press. This book was released on 2015 with total page 177 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Philosopher Marcel Hébert developed his Religious Experience in the Work of Richard Wagner (1895) from this background of sustained popular interest in Wagner, an interest that had intensified with the return of his operas to the Paris stage. Newspaper debates about the impact of Wagner's ideas on French society often stressed the links between Wagner and religion. These debates inspired works like Hébert's, intended to explain the complex myth and allegory in Wagner's work and to elucidate it for a new generation of French spectators.


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Death-Devoted Heart

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ISBN 13 : 0199986983
Pages : 248 pages
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Download Death-Devoted Heart PDF Format Full Free by Roger Scruton and published by Oxford University Press. This book was released on 2012-11-01 with total page 248 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: A tale of forbidden love and inevitable death, the medieval legend of Tristan and Isolde recounts the story of two lovers unknowingly drinking a magic potion and ultimately dying in one another's arms. While critics have lauded Wagner's Tristan and Isolde for the originality and subtlety of the music, they have denounced the drama as a "mere trifle"--a rendering of Wagner's forbidden love for Matilde Wesendonck, the wife of a banker who supported him during his exile in Switzerland. Death-Devoted Heart explodes this established interpretation, proving the drama to be more than just a sublimation of the composer's love for Wesendonck or a wistful romantic dream. Scruton boldly attests that Tristan and Isolde has profound religious meaning and remains as relevant today as it was to Wagner's contemporaries. He also offers keen insight into the nature of erotic love, the sacred qualities of human passion, and the peculiar place of the erotic in our culture. His argument touches on the nature of tragedy, the significance of ritual sacrifice, and the meaning of redemption, providing a fresh interpretation of Wagner's masterpiece. Roger Scruton has written an original and provocative account of Wagner's music drama, which blends philosophy, criticism, and musicology in order to show the work's importance in the twenty-first century.


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Richard Wagner

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Publisher : University of Chicago Press
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ISBN 13 : 0226924629
Pages : 416 pages
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Download Richard Wagner PDF Format Full Free by Martin Geck and published by University of Chicago Press. This book was released on 2013-09-18 with total page 416 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Best known for the challenging four-opera cycle The Ring of the Nibelung, Richard Wagner (1813–83) 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 Dutchman, Tannhäuser, and Tristan and Isolde. Though his influence on the development of European music is indisputable, Wagner was also quite outspoken on the politics and culture of his time. His ideas traveled beyond musical circles into philosophy, literature, theater staging, and the visual arts. To befit such a dynamic figure, acclaimed biographer Martin Geck offers here a Wagner biography unlike any other, one that strikes a unique balance between the technical musical aspects of Wagner’s compositions and his overarching understanding of aesthetics. Wagner has always inspired passionate admirers as well as numerous detractors, with the result that he has achieved a mythical stature nearly equal to that of the Valkyries and Viking heroes he popularized. There are few, if any, scholars today who know more about Wagner and his legacy than Geck, who builds upon his extensive research and considerable knowledge as one of the editors of the Complete Works to offer a distinctive appraisal of the composer and the operas. Using a wide range of sources, from contemporary scholars to the composer’s own words, Geck explores key ideas in Wagner’s life and works, while always keeping the music in the foreground. Geck discusses not only all the major operas, but also several unfinished operas and even the composer’s early attempts at quasi-Shakespearean drama. Richard Wagner: A Life in Music is a landmark study of one of music’s most important figures, offering something new to opera enthusiasts, Wagnerians, and anti-Wagnerians alike.


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Wagner and Venice

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Publisher : University Rochester Press
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ISBN 13 : 9781580462884
Pages : 460 pages
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Download Wagner and Venice PDF Format Full Free by John W. Barker and published by University Rochester Press. This book was released on 2008 with total page 460 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Explores Wagner's lengthy stays in Venice, his death there, and the meaning of his works -- and his death -- for that great city and its mystique.


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A Marriage of Philosophy and Music

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ISBN 13 : 1628574119
Pages : 918 pages
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Download A Marriage of Philosophy and Music PDF Format Full Free by Erich Welling and published by Strategic Book Publishing Rights Agency. This book was released on 2014-04 with total page 918 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: How to use philosophy and music to open your horizons and enjoy being yourself, put theory to work, and help you experience personal growth is discussed in A Marriage of Philosophy and Music. It is all about "after." After having a liberal education, you are comfortable in modern culture, and after further education and becoming a specialist in some field, you enjoy using your skills. We learn the ideas and methods of many social cultures and our own chosen specialty, but we often neglect the liberal art of disciplining and enjoying the ideas and methods of our own individuality. This book offers a path toward the education of privacy, with the key words being selection, design, and beauty. The book relates five areas of general human interest: spirituality, philosophy, science, art, and body awareness. The interrelation is accomplished by using personal patterns of experience that are available from philosophy and music. Because of the plurality of subject matters and methods used in philosophy and music, their patterns of discipline are comparable to self-discipline. A Marriage of Philosophy and Music attempts to create a path in this direction, because besides the enjoyment of social culture and personal skills, there is enjoyment in being yourself, which is a neglected liberal art.


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Historical Dictionary of Opera

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Publisher : Scarecrow Press
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ISBN 13 : 0810879433
Pages : 562 pages
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Download Historical Dictionary of Opera PDF Format Full Free by Scott L. Balthazar and published by Scarecrow Press. This book was released on 2013-07-05 with total page 562 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: The information in the Historical Dictionary of Opera will help the reader identify central figures, works, concepts, and trends in the history of opera through selectively chosen entries that provide essential information and integrate that content within broad social or stylistic narratives. This is done through a chronology, an introductory essay, and an extensive bibliography. The dictionary section has over 300 cross-referenced dictionary entries on important persons, composers, individual keystone operas, cities and terms. This book is a vital reference tool for students, teachers, and to all opera lovers, performers, and composers who seek information about the development of the genre.


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Modernity between Wagner and Nietzsche

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Publisher : Lexington Books
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ISBN 13 : 0739193163
Pages : 222 pages
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Download Modernity between Wagner and Nietzsche PDF Format Full Free by Brayton Polka and published by Lexington Books. This book was released on 2015-01-06 with total page 222 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Modernity between Wagner and Nietzsche argues that the operas and writings of Wagner contradict the values that are fundamental to modernity. Analyzing Wagner’s works in contrast to the philosophical thought of Nietzsche, Brayton Polka examines how Wagner breaks with Nietzsche and their common influencer, Schopenhauer.