Richard Wagner: A Research and Information Guide

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  • Edition: 2nd
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2010-04-20
  • Publisher: Routledge

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Richard Wagner: A Research and Information Guide is an annotated bibliography concerning both the nature of primary sources related to the composer and the scope and significance of the secondary sources which deal with him, his compositions, and his influence as a composer and performer.

Table of Contents

Using this Bookp. xiii
Acknowledgmentsp. xv
Introducing Wagnerp. 1
Wagner in 1,000 Wordsp. 1
Wagner Research, Past and Presentp. 3
Surveying Wagner: Compendia and Other Survey Studiesp. 8
Comprehensive Survey Studiesp. 8
Dictionary and Encyclopedia Entries and Related Publicationsp. 18
Companions, Handbooks, and Readersp. 20
Conference Proceedings and Other Anthologiesp. 21
Programs and Program Bookletsp. 25
Specialized Periodicals, Periodical Issues, and Related Studiesp. 27
Researching Wagner: Reference Works of Various Kindsp. 34
Bibliographies and Related Studiesp. 34
Musical Catalogs and Related Studiesp. 40
Dictionaries, Lexicons, Glossaries, and Checklistsp. 42
Collection and Exhibition Catalogsp. 46
Iconographies and Related Studiesp. 55
Discographies and Related Studiesp. 60
Filmographies and Videographiesp. 64
Timelinesp. 65
Research Reports and Related Studiesp. 65
The Documentary Legacyp. 69
Musical Editions and Related Studiesp. 69
Musical Manuscripts and Related Studiesp. 75
Editions of Literary Works and Related Studiesp. 76
Autobiographies, Curricula Vitae, Diaries, and Related Studiesp. 85
Published Correspondence and Related Studiesp. 91
Memoirs and Reminiscencesp. 108
Additional Sourcesp. 116
Wagner's Life and Characterp. 117
Autobiographies and Related Studiesp. 117
Biographies and Related Studiesp. 118
Chronologies and Other Concise Publicationsp. 127
Specialized Biographical Studiesp. 130
Character Studiesp. 165
Wagner as Composer: Studies in Techniques, Styles, and Influencesp. 170
Surveys of Wagner's Compositions and Stylistic Issuesp. 170
Studies of Wagner's Compositional Development, Methods, and Proceduresp. 172
Studies of Wagner's Musical Relationships and Influencesp. 187
Wagner as Music Dramatist 1: Surveys Studiesp. 215
Wagner as Music Dramatist 2: The Earlier (and Unfinished) Operas and Music Dramasp. 224
Studies of Wagner's Unfinished Operas and Music Dramasp. 224
Studies of Wagner's Early Completed Operasp. 227
Wagner as Music Dramatist 3: Holländer, Lohengrin, and Tannhäuserp. 232
Studies of Der fliegende Holländerp. 232
Studies of Tannhäuser und die Sängerkrieg auf Wartburgp. 238
Studies of Lohengrinp. 245
Wagner as Music Dramatist 4: Meistersinger, Parsifal, Tristan, and the Ringp. 248
Survey Studies of Wagner's Late Music Dramasp. 248
Studies of Der Ring des Nibelungenp. 249
Studies of Tristan und Isoldep. 275
Studies of Die Meistersinger von Nürnbergp. 285
Studies of Parsifalp. 292
Wagner as Instrumental and Vocal Composer and Arrangerp. 301
Studies of Wagner as Instrumental Composerp. 301
Studies of Wagner as Choral and Vocal Composerp. 307
Studies of Wagner as Arrangerp. 308
Miscellaneous Studiesp. 310
Performing Wagner: Studies of Performance Practices, Productions, and Media Issuesp. 311
Survey Studiesp. 311
Studies of Individual Performance Practices and Practitionersp. 313
Studies of Wagner and the Mediap. 324
Wagner as Poet, Prose Writer, Philosopher, and Revolutionaryp. 327
Survey Studiesp. 327
Studies of Wagner as Poetp. 330
Studies of Wagner as Prose Writerp. 333
Studies of Wagner as Philosopherp. 335
Studies of Wagner, Nationalism, and German Culturep. 346
Studies of Wagner as Politician, Polemicist, and Revolutionaryp. 348
Studies of Wagner as Pedagoguep. 351
Studies of Wagner and Other Aspects of Knowledge and Beliefp. 351
Criticizing Wagner: Wagner's Critics and the Wagner Receptionp. 354
Survey Studies and Anthologiesp. 354
Studies of Wagner Criticism and "Wagnerism" in Various Countriesp. 355
Wagner Criticism and the "Wagner Legend"p. 376
Studies Involving Wagner, Modernity, and Leading Modern Wagner Criticsp. 379
Studies Involving Wagner, Postmodernity, and Postmodern Wagner Criticismp. 388
Wagner and Culture, Past and Present: Literature, Psychology, and the Visual Artsp. 391
Survey Studiesp. 391
Studies of Wagner and the Pastp. 394
Studies Involving Wagner and Psychologyp. 400
Wagner in European and American Literaturep. 401
Studies of Wagner and the Visual Artsp. 410
Wagner and Anti-Semitismp. 413
General Studiesp. 413
Specialized Studiesp. 419
After Wagner: Bayreuth, the Festivals, and Wagner's Descendantsp. 424
Wagner and Bayreuthp. 424
The Bayreuth Wagner Festivalsp. 429
Wagner's Immediate Family and their Descendantsp. 434
Notesp. 446
Index of Authors, Editors, and Translatorsp. 448
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