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In his twentieth year, Richard Wagner began his first attempt in opera with The Wedding (Die Hochzeit) whose text he wrote himself, as he would always do thereafter, and began the composition of the first act. The complete libretto was written in Bohemia, Pravonin and Prague in the autumn of 1832 and the musical part in Leipzig during the following winter.
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THE WEDDING (Die Hochzeit), WWV31
by Henri PERRIER
In his twentieth year, Richard Wagner began his first attempt in opera with The Wedding (Die Hochzeit) whose text he wrote himself, as he would always do thereafter, and began the composition of the first act. The complete libretto was written in Bohemia, Pravonin and Prague...
VENICE (places of life, places of creation)
Wagner and Venice, Venice and Wagner...
The names of the most famous German composer and of the most romantic Italian city there is resonated together like an obvious fact…
Tristan's reminiscences with the plaintive singing of the gondoliers in the background and culminating with the death of...
BAYREUTH - Appendix - BAYREUTH... BEFORE RICHARD WAGNER
Bayreuth before Wagner... is it imaginable? Well yes, the little town had its very own story before its destiny and Wagner’s became irremediably bound.
Documents created by Bishop Otto II of Bamberg mentioned for the first time in 1194 the current capital of Upper Franconia; the small town...
(born on May 21. 1978)
Daughter of Wolfgang Wagner and his second wife Gudrun Mack
Stage and opera director
Director of the Bayreuth Festival (since 2007)
Katharina Wagner was born on 21 May, 1978 in Bayreuth. She is the daughter of Wolfgang Wagner and Gudrun Mack. Passionate about staging...
LIVES AND FACES OF RICHARD WAGNER THROUGH ONE HUNDRED YEARS OF CINEMATOGRAPHIC REALISATIONS
by Nicolas CRAPANNE
Richard Wagner’s musical work inspired a colossal number of filmmakers who drew from the immense repertoire of the Master of Bayreuth material to musically illustrate their works.
From the hugely famous "Ride of the Valkyries" in the style of Francis Ford Coppola in...
RICHARD WAGNER'S PARENTS
by Pascal BOUTELDJA
In May 1855, for his birthday, Richard Wagner dedicated to himself the following short poem:
"In the marvellous month of May,
Richard Wagner came out of the egg;
Many who love him would wish
For him to have rather remained there!"
This sarcastic couplet could...