Published in conjunction with the Bard Music Festival.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
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Equally celebrated and vilified in his own time, Wagner continues to provoke debate today regarding his political legacy as well as his music and aesthetic theories. Examine his works in dialogue with their intellectual and cultural contexts.
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Essays -- Biographical contexts -- Toward a music of the future: 1840-1860 -- Wagner and Paris -- The Bayreuth era -- The complete program notes of Richard Wagner.