Richard Wagner: A Controversial Titan of Classical Music

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Published on Oct 18, 2021
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Source/Further reading:

Musical style:
https://eno.org/composers/richard-wagner/
https://danielbarenboim.com/wagner-and-ideology/

Ideology:

https://digitalcommons.cedarville.edu/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?referer=https://www.google.co.uk/&httpsredir=1&article=1062&context=musicalofferings
http://holocaustmusic.ort.org/politics-and-propaganda/third-reich/wagner-richard/
https://www.theguardian.com/music/2016/apr/22/matthew-dancona-the-politics-of-wagners-ring-cycle-opera-north
https://www.spiegel.de/international/zeitgeist/richard-wagner-a-composer-forever-associated-with-hitler-a-892600.html 

Biographies:

http://www.wagneroperas.com/indexwagnerbioportal.html 
https://www.richard-wagner.org/userdata/filegallery/original/106_1707_
wagners_riga_english_translation_1.pdf

Relationship with Nietzsche:
https://www.thoughtco.com/why-did-nietzsche-break-with-wagner-2670457

Uncomfortable legacy:
http://www.wagneroperas.com/indexwagnerbayreuthreich.html
https://www.theguardian.com/music/musicblog/2013/may/08/a-z-wagner-h-hitler

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