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Introducing Wagner free pdf Wagner's operatic works rank with the supreme achievements of western culture. But acceptance of Wagner's musical genius is tempered by feelings of misgiving and many believe the composer's underlying ideas to be indefensible. A self-styled social revolutionary, Wagner thought the world could be redeemed through vegetarianism and Aryan philosophy. Introducing Wagner: A Graphic Guide separates the composer's art from the ideas and the arrogant destructive personal behaviour of the man.

About Michael White

Michael White is an opera critic for the Daily Telegraph and was voted Britain's least boring music critic by listeners of Classic FM. He has made documentaries about Menotti, Britten and Nielsen and once attempted to explain Wagner's Ring Cycle on TV in half an hour. Kevin Scott is an award-winning illustrator based in north London

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Author : Michael White
Publisher : Icon Books Ltd
Data Published : 07 March 2013
ISBN : 1848315090
EAN : 9781848315099
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 176 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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