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Richard Wagner: Parsifal

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In this book Lucy Beckett gives a comprehensive account of Wagner's last and strangest opera. The literary sources of this work, its many links with Wagner's life and thought, its libretto, music and stage history, are all thoroughly examined. There is a full commentary, with extensive quotation, on the work's critical history, and finally, a fresh assessment of its place in the Wagner canon and of its unique quality as a music drama that is both modern and Christian.

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Author(s):
Lucy Beckett
Condition:
Used: very good
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-10:
0521296625
ISBN-13:
9780521296625
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Title:
Richard Wagner: Parsifal

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In this book Lucy Beckett gives a comprehensive account of Wagner's last and strangest opera. The literary sources of this work, its many links with Wagner's life and thought, its libretto, music and stage history, are all thoroughly examined. There is a full commentary, with extensive quotation, on the work's critical history, and finally, a fresh assessment of its place in the Wagner canon and of its unique quality as a music drama that is both modern and Christian.

Slight bending to outer cover and small crease in bottom right corner

Author(s):
Lucy Beckett
Condition:
Used: very good
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-10:
0521296625
ISBN-13:
9780521296625
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Title:
Richard Wagner: Parsifal

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