Wagner"s opera Lohengrin

containing the German text, with an English translation and the music of all the principal airs.
  • 29 Pages
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Oliver Ditson company, C. H. Ditson & co.; [etc., etc. , Boston, New York
Operas -- Libre
SeriesStandard opera librettos. Ser. 1
LC ClassificationsML50.W14 L52 1890a
The Physical Object
Pagination29 p.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6491520M
LC Control Number45034606

This incredible three-disc release is a must have for collectors. Wagners opera Lohengrin is presented in this live recording from the Bayreuth Festival of Wagnerian conductor Hans Knappertsbusch does a remarkable job bringing out all of the complexities of this work.4/5(25).

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Fans of Wagner have all the elements that make a Wagnerian opera great: powerful music and a mythic plot which tells the story of the Knight Lohengrin, son of Parsifal and Kundry.

For music lovers who find Wagner a bit too off-putting or heavy, it has more of the elements of French and Italian operas than Wagner's later works such as the four 3/5(8). Get this from a library. Lohengrin; the story of Wagner's opera. [Robert Lawrence; Richard Wagner; Metropolitan Opera Guild.] -- Presents the story of Wagner's opera, based on a twelfth-century German legend, in which a mysterious shining knight appears to serve a seriously distressed maiden, his only demand being that she.

Lohengrin represents the most exciting aspects of Romantic opera:in the tradition of Weber’s operas, leaving plenty of room for long periods of singing, for the moulding of the singing, but gradually deploying the orchestral fabric with an expansion of the woodwinds and the assumption of a space in which Wagner’s unique symphonic colour will develop to form his immediately recognisable.

Origins of the story. Lohengrin is a story written by an unknown German author. It is related to other stories that belong to the Knight of the Swan tradition. Wagner’s opera is like a fairy immediately became very popular. The young King Ludwig II of Bavaria built a fairy-tale castle in the south of Germany and called it "Neuschwanstein," meaning: “New Swan Stone”.Genre: Opera in 3 acts.

Lohengrin: The Story of Wagner's Opera (The Authorized Edition of The Metropolitan Opera Guild, Inc.) by Richard Wagner and a great selection of related books.

This is a Wikipedia book, a collection of Wikipedia articles that can be easily saved, Lohengrin Lohengrin discography Tristan und Isolde Opera and Drama () Music of the Future () Lists WWV List of compositions by Richard Wagner.

Illustrated by Alexandre Serebriakoff. Printed cover under jacket identical to jacket picture. Cover mottled, o/w very good; jacket Rating: % positive. I think it is the greatest grand opera finale there is—better than any by Verdi.

Lohengrin is interesting because it shows Wagner’s orchestration becoming completely individual. That’s what defines Lohengrin. The sounds that Wagner makes are just utterly different from what anybody else had ever done. 50+ videos Play all Mix - Wagner Wedding March Lohengrin YouTube Prelude & Bridal Chorus - Richard Wagner - Kendlinger - Duration: K&K Philharmonikerviews.

The opera novice: Wagner's Lohengrin At the centre of this ravishing medieval romance lies a fateful question. Sameer Rahim goes in search of some answers.

Get this from a library. Lohengrin: the story of Wagner's opera. [Alan Blyth; Maria Antonietta Gambaro; Richard Wagner] -- Presents the story of Wagner's opera, based on a twelfth-century German legend, in which a mysterious shining knight appears to serve a seriously distressed maiden, his.

In opera: Wagner >Lohengrin ().Tannhäuser again displays some characteristics of grand opera (particularly in the revision that Wagner prepared for a performance in Paris in ).Lohengrin is less spectacular but is still rooted in folklore and Germanic legend and is imbued with allegorical meaning, as are.

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Read More; literary source. This is a list of Richard Wagner's thirteen completed operas. Click on the pictures or the title to read or download information about each work.

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Wagners Brautchor Aus 'lohengrin'-Die 'Wedding-Edition' aus der Reihe 'Power of Voice' besteht aus Chor-Titeln für den schönsten Tag im Leben eines Paares.

Hier der. Editions for Lohengrin: (Paperback published in ), (Paperback published in ), (Paperback published in ), Author: Richard Wagner. Lohengrin is regarded as Wagner's most fairy-story-like opera its plot interweaving motives from the world of legends and medieval history.

The opera was premiered at the Weimar Court Theatre on 28 August under the direction. Wagner's opera Lohengrin, containing the German text, with an English translation and the music of all the principal airs by Wagner, Richard, Pages:   Read "Lohengrin Einführung und Kommentar" by Richard Wagner available from Rakuten Kobo.

Diese umfassende Einführung in Wagners Oper "Lohengrin" enthält das vollständige Libretto mit zahlreichen Notenbeispiele Brand: Schott Music. Wagner: Lohengrin free music downloads: mp3s and video. Login | Register. Home Composers Performers Instruments Genres Top Info Links Other Help.

Mp3s Sheetmusic: Richard Wagner WWV 75 Lohengrin Opera Time: ' The best known fragment is the Wedding march, a.k.a. "Here Comes The Bride" or "The Bridal Chorus". At the heart of Lohengrin is the tragedy of Lohengrin and Elsa.

If the protagonists fail to convince, the drama fails. In the youthful Jess Thomas and the year old Anja Silja, the recorded history of this opera reaches its pinnacle.

In pure and translucent tones, these singers convey the vision of this mystical opera/5(16). Opera In his book Opera and Drama,Wagner argued for a number of reforms of the opera, and then proceeded to write operas according to his percepts and, through Bayreuth, presented them in a setting of his design.

His works, and Bayreuth, proved the case to virtually all opera composers who followed him, and there is now almost universal.

Buy Lohengrin by Wagner, Richard (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(5). Richard Wagner, German dramatic composer and theorist whose operas and music had a revolutionary influence on the course of Western music, either by extension of his discoveries or reaction against them.

Among his major works are Tristan und Isolde (), Parsifal (), and The Ring of. “ Lohengrin ” by Richard Wagner libretto (English German) Enry I, "the Fowler", King of Germany - Bass.

Lohengrin - Tenor. Elsa of Brabant - Sopran. Duke Gottfried (Godfrey), her brother. Friedrich (Frederick) von Telramund, a Brabantine count - Baritone. Ortrud, his wife - Sopran.

The King's Herald - Bass. Lohengrin - opera by Richard Wagner; libretto with translations. Contents: Characters; Act One; Act Two; Act Three ACT THREE SCENE ONE (The introductory music depicts the sumptuous splendour of the wedding feast.

the bridal chamber, in the middle background the richly adorned nuptial bed; a low chuch under the open bay window. Wagner's operas continue to be part of the classical opera repertoire a century and a half after his first theatrical success in Dresden in the s.

Wagner today can be experienced not only on the stage, but occasionally also on public television and often heard on public radio. Throughout Jacques Rouché’s direction of the Paris Opera (), the works of Wagner, especially Die Walküre and Lohengrin remained on the bill at France’s premier opera house, where at this period Georges Thill and Germaine Lubin, who sang Isolde for the first time at.

Scene from Wagner's opera, Lohengrin, as performed at its London première on 15 May Source: Illustrated Sporting and Dramatic : Arthur Thiele (). Karl Böhm never made a commercial recording of Lohengrin, a gap in his discography now filled by this broadcast from the Vienna Staatsoper.

Premiering on AugRichard Wagner’s ‘Lohengrin’ is steeped in medieval Christian and Germanic folklore. This tale, drawing upon the tradition of the Holy Grail, enamored King Ludwig II of Bavaria, who would give Wagner the patronage to fund the construction of the Richard-Wagner-Festpielhaus.

Short summary: At a gathering of the Germanic clans held in Brabant, King .The best overall Lohengrin tenor is the incomparable Sandor Konya, but the overall recording of the opera is fairly pedestrian.

The best conducting and marshalling of forces is Karajan's but his tenor, Rene Kollo, strains so much he makes you uncomfortable/5.Paul Schofield, in his provocative book, The Redeemer al as the Fifth Opera of Wagner’s Ring (New York: Amadeus Press, ), affirms that the misunderstanding of basic Buddhist teachings led Schopenhauer to a pessimistic view of human nature and to consider the denying of “the will-to-live,” as an act of renunciation, and as the only way to cease suffering.