Richard Wagner

In Lohengrin Wagner links arias with recitatives-unbroken musical continuity is born. In Tristan und Isolde he changes the very role of the orchestra. And in The Ring of the Niebelungen he invents the leitmotif. This program charts the fortunes and innovations of the composer who truly revolutionize... Full description

Corporate Author: Digital Classics (Firm)
Other Authors: Films for the Humanities & Sciences (Firm), Films Media Group.
Language: English
Published: New York, N.Y. : Films Media Group, [2007], c1998.
Series: Harmonics (Princeton, N.J.).
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Online Access: Part of the Films on Demand collection.

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