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The Wagner Journal, July 2020 Issue

The July 2020 issue (vol.14, no.2) of The Wagner Journal has been published and contains the following feature articles:  ‘The Use of Eastern Concepts in Wagner’s Stage Works‘ by Peter Bassett ‘Wagner and the Ottomans‘ by Emre Aracı ’Gender, Japan and the Takarazuka Revue‘s 1968  Tristan und Isolde’  by Brooke McCorkle Okazaki plus reviews of:  Tristan und Isolde  in Frankfurt,  Die Meistersinger  in Dresden,  Parsifal  in Strasbourg,  Die Walküre  in Singapore and  Siegfried  in London; the ROH  Walküre  under Pappano on DVD; a  Tristan  with Stuart Skelton and Gun-Brit Barkmin, a  Holländer  with Franz Crass under Sawallisch (Bayreuth, 1960) and a  Walküre  under Rattle on CD; Alexander Shapiro‘s  The Consolations of History , Diane V. Silverthorne‘s  Music, Art and Performance from Liszt to Riot Grrrl  and Markus Kiesel et al‘s  Wandrer heißt mich die Welt: Auf Wagners Spuren durch Europa Subscribe here!
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The Wagner Journal: November 2019 Issue

The November 2019 issue (vol.13, no.3) of The Wagner Journal has been published and contains the following feature articles: • ‘Knappertsbusch in Bayreuth’ by Hans Rudolf Vaget • ‘In Wagner’s Eyes: Casting Light on a Disputed Portrait‘ by Michael Trimble, Dale C. Hesdorffer, Robert Letellier and Gordon Plant •’Ernest Newman in ‘’Naziland‘’: In Search of Otto Strobel‘ by David Cormack • ‘Report on the Production of Tannhäuser in Paris’ by Richard Wagner (translated by Niall Hoskin) plus reviews of:  Tannhäuser  at the Bayreuth Festival,  Das Rheingold  at Longborough and Grimeborn,  Die Meistersinger  by Fulham Opera,  Die Walküre  in Kassel,  Götterdämmerung  in Würzburg and  Lohengrin  in Nuremberg; the Bernstein  Tristan und Isolde  (Munich, 1981) on DVD; CDs of the Hallé  Siegfried  and of Lise Davidsen in Wagner and Strauss

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The Wagner Journal - July 2019 Issue

The July 2019 issue (vol.13, no.2) of The Wagner Journal has been published and contains the following feature articles: • Es klang so alt, und war doch so neu. Wagner's Greatest Myth: Musical Historicism in Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg • In ein fernes Land: The Politics of Translation in Wagner‘s Arrangement of Gluck‘s Iphigénie en Aulide • Das, was eigentlich Musik: Richard Wagner's reception of Beethoven‘s Piano Sonata No, 28, Op. 101 by Roger Allen plus reviews of: Tannhäuser in Dresden and Amsterdam, Holländer in Dresden, Die Meistersinger, Rienzi and Parsifal in Berlin; a study of Alexander Ritter by Michael Hofmeister, The Trouble with Wagner by Michael P. Steinberg and Staging Verdi and Wagner, ed. Naomi Matsumoto Order your copy here!