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Tristan and Isolde

by Wagner, Richard, 1813-1883.

Language: English
German
Format: Print Book 1981
Availability: Available at 1 Library 1 of 1 copy
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Location Collection Call #
CLP - Main Library Second Floor - Music - Open Stacks ML50.W14 T62 1981
Location  CLP - Main Library
 
Collection  Second Floor - Music - Open Stacks
 
Call Number  ML50.W14 T62 1981
 
 
Summary
English National Opera Guides are ideal companions to the opera. They provide stimulating introductory articles together with the complete text of each opera in English and the original. "A Landmark in Musical History" is John Luke Rose's title for the introduction to this extraordinary piece of theatre. It belongs to the German tradition of mystical writing and a short note on the poem itself by Martin Swales and Timothy McFarland elucidates some of Wagner's literary techniques. Anthony Negus, who assisted Reginald Goodall on the WNO production of this opera, has contributed a penetrating analysis of the musical structure of the opera, while Patrick Carnegy assesses the remarkable solutions to staging an opera which some argue is best experienced with your back to the performers! In association with English National Opera.
Additional Information
Series English National Opera guide ; 6.
Subjects Wagner, Richard, -- 1813-1883. -- Tristan und Isolde.
Operas -- Librettos.
Publisher London : New York :J. Calder ;1981
Riverrun Press,
Other Titles Tristan und Isolde (Libretto)
Tristan und Isolde (Libretto).
Contributors Porter, Andrew, 1928-2015, translator.
Wagner, Richard, 1813-1883. Tristan und Isolde (Libretto)
Wagner, Richard, 1813-1883. Tristan und Isolde (Libretto).
Language English
German
Notes Includes libretto in German by Richard Wagner, with English translation by Andrew Porter, and commentaries.
Description 96 pages : illustrations, music ; 22 cm.
Bibliography Notes Bibliography: page 96.
Discography: pages 94-95.
ISBN 0714538493 (pbk.)
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