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Richard Wagner
Wilhelm Richard Wagner was a German composer, theatre director, polemicist, and conductor who is primarily known for his operas (or, as some of his later works were later known, "music dramas").
Composer
Lohengrin
Romantic opera from 1848

Lohengrin is a character in German Arthurian literature. The son of Parzival (Percival), he is a knight of the Holy Grail sent in a boat pulled by swans to rescue a maiden who can never ask his identity. His story, ...

August Röckel
Carl August Röckel (1 December 1814 – 18 June 1876) was a German composer and conductor. He was a friend of Richard Wagner and active in the Revolutions of 1848.
Composer
Fünf Gedichte für Eine Frauenstimme (Wesendonck-Lieder)
Romantic song-cycle

Wesendonck Lieder, WWV 91, is the common name of a set of five songs for female voice and piano by Richard Wagner, Fünf Gedichte für eine Frauenstimme (Five Poems for a Female Voice). He set five poems by Mathilde Wesendonck ...

Der Fliegende Holländer
Romantic opera from 1841

The Flying Dutchman (German: Der fliegende Holländer), WWV 63, is a German-language opera, with libretto and music by Richard Wagner. Wagner claimed in his 1870 autobiography Mein Leben that he had been inspired to write the opera following a stormy ...

... Several books about Richard Wagner are reviewed including (among others): (1) Udo Bermbach's ... "Richard Wagner in Deutschland"; and (2) Johanna Dombois and Richard Klein's "Richard Wagner und seine Medien." ...
Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg
Romantic opera from 1867

Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg (German: [diː ˈmaɪ̯stɐˌzɪŋɐ fɔn ˈnʏʁnbɛʁk]; "The Master-Singers of Nuremberg") is a music drama (or opera) in three acts, written and composed by Richard Wagner. It is among the longest operas commonly performed, usually taking around four ...

Die Walküre
Romantic opera from 1856

Die Walküre (The Valkyrie), WWV 86B, is a music drama in three acts by Richard Wagner with a German libretto by the composer. It is the second of the four works that form Wagner's cycle Der Ring des Nibelungen (The ...

WAGNER: arias
American Record Guide (2013) Vol. 76, No. 6, pp. 138-139
Tannhäuser
Romantic opera from 1843

Tannhäuser ([ˈtanhɔʏ̯zɐ]; full title Tannhäuser und der Sängerkrieg auf Wartburg, "Tannhäuser and the Minstrel's Contest at the Wartburg") is an 1845 opera in three acts, music and text by Richard Wagner, based on two German legends; Tannhäuser, the legendary medieval ...

Silent Wagner
Opera News (2012) Vol. 77, No. 4, pp. 62-63
... "Silent Wagner," a DVD recording of "The Life and Works of Richard Wagner," director Carl ... Fröhlich's 1913 silent movie about composer Richard Wagner, is reviewed (TPDVD). ...
Richard Wagner
Die Musikforschung (2014) Vol. 67, No. 2, pp. 183-185
... : Richard Wagner - sein Werk und seine Welt"; and (2) Martin Knust's "Richard Wagner: Ein Leben für die Bühne." ... The following two books about Wagner are reviewed: (1) Barry Millington "Der Magier von Bayreuth ...
Siegfried Idyll
Romantic romance from 1870
... Borchmeyer's "Richard Wagner: Werk - Leben - Zeit"; and (3) Jens Malte Fischer's "Richard Wagner und seine Wirkung." ... The following three books on Wagner are reviewed: (1) Udo Bermbach's "Mythos Wagner"; (2) Dieter ...
... The following two books about Wagner are reviewed: (1) Sven Oliver Müller's "Richard Wagner und ... die Deutschen: Eine Geschichte von Hass und Hingabe"; and (2) Egon Voss' "Richard Wagner." ...
... Conductor Wolfgang Wagner, the grandson of Richard Wagner, died on March 21, 2010, at age 90. His career is highlighted. ...
... Quinn reviews three recordings of organ music by Wagner, featuring various performers. ...
... Gilks reviews a recording of lieder by Richard Strauss and Richard Wagner, sung by soprano ...
... information about the lives of Richard and Cosima Wagner. He notes some information on Cosima's ideology and life. ... Lebrecht comments on how the death of Wolfgang Wagner in March 2010 brought to life more ...