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Richard Wagner: Der Fliegende Hollander Thomas S. Grey

Richard Wagner: Der Fliegende Hollander

Thomas S. Grey

Published October 12th 2000
ISBN : 9780521582858
Hardcover
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This handbook provides an in-depth account of the origins, style, and performance history of Der fliegende Hollander (The Flying Dutchman), universally acknowledged as Wagners first truly significant, original work. Designed for scholars, performersMoreThis handbook provides an in-depth account of the origins, style, and performance history of Der fliegende Hollander (The Flying Dutchman), universally acknowledged as Wagners first truly significant, original work. Designed for scholars, performers and the opera-going public, the book examines the biographical impulses behind the operas conception, its place in the composers career, its literary sources and production history. There is also a detailed survey of how generations of performers have interpreted the musical score. Rare pictures from important and influential productions complete this invaluable guide.