A collection of 19th and early 20th century Latin Ave Maria settings, edited by Peter Wagner. Includes more than 25 settings by composers including Gounod, Bizet, Bruckner, Dvorak, Faure, Franck, Liszt, Rheinberger, Saint- Saens, Schubert and others. With a preface and biographical notes.
A two-volume handbook of classical and modern organ playing. Includes sixty exercise units, thirty in each volume. The units are progressive and draw upon instructional works and individual etudes by a variety of composers. Each volume contains a preface and basic recommendations in German and…
Settings of Alma Redemptoris Mater --Ave Regina coelorum --Regina coeli --and Ave maris stella. With a preface and biographical notes in German and English. Composers include Haydn, Rheinberger, Gounod, Bruckner, Dvorak, Elgar, and others.
Contents: 12 settings of the Salve Regina text by Lennox Berkeley, Matthias Crudeli, Josef F. Doppelbauer, Faure, Mendelssohn, Rheinberger, Schubert, Suppe, Pietro Terziani and Nicola Zingarelli. With a preface and biographical notes in German and English.
Verdi and Wagner took very different approaches to opera, approaches still debated today. This book asks if it is possible to appreciate both and to find commonalities between them. With an index. 51 illustrations, 24 in color.
Verdi and Wagner took very different approaches to opera, approaches still debated today. This book asks if it is possible to appreciate both and to find commonalities between them. With an index. 51 illustrations, 24 in color. This is the first paperback edition of the book.
The first volume in a series devoted to the writings of the 19th century composer Cornelius. This volume includes letters from 1831-1859, and diaries from 1837 to 1855. With a preface, notes, bibliography, and indices. Plates.
With preface in German and English. Reprint from the Saemtliche Werke, Vol. 6/1-3.
With an editor's introduction. Wagner composed this movement in 1839-1840 for a planned Faust Symphony, which he later abandoned. In 1843-44, Wagner revised the music to become his Faust Overture.
With an editor's introduction. Wagner composed this aria in Riga, to be used in a performance of Carl Blum's opera Marie, Max und Michel.
Second edition of this book, which strives to present a deeper and more complete picture of orchestration than is typically taught in schools. With a preface, appendices and music examples.
With an editor's note. Composed in 1833, this aria was composed to be used in the opera Der Vampyr by Heinrich August Marschner, and sung by the character of Aubry. Wagner conducted the opera that year. His brother sang the part of Aubry, and felt the original aria was not effective enough.
This volume contains source documents relating to the creation of Tannhäuser, as well as drafts and versions of the libretto. With a preface, appendix, indices and plates. If considering a standing order, please inquire about special subscriber pricing.
This work was composed to commorate the end of World War I.
With an editor's introduction. This edition presents Wagner's original version of Act 2, Scene 5 of his early opera, Die Feen.
This volume contains the six scenes of Act II of this early opera by Wagner. It also contains an appendix of an early version of Scene 5. If considering a standing order, please inquire about special subscriber pricing.
This volume contains piano reductions of 29 arias by Gluck, Mozart, Kreutzer, Rossini, Donizetti, Lortzing, Thomas, Wagner, Gounod, Saint-Saens, Bizet, Tchaikovsky, Massenet, Leoncavallo, Puccini, Strauss, Korngold, Ullmann, and Britten. With a foreword, preface and comments on each aria in German…
Critical commentary, sources, revisions. Errata. Two pages of facsimiles.
…Act I: Introduktion -- Szene und Recitativ -- Arie -- Rezitativ und Romanze -- Quartett -- Finale. With a preface in German and English. This was Wagner's first complete opera -- he wrote his own libretto for the work. If considering a standing order, please inquire about special subscriber pricing.
Among the contributors : Peter Roebke, Christoph Richter, Christoph Wagner and others. Preface.
In one movement. With performance notes. Dedicated to Erich Wagner and Peter Veale. A brief but very challenging duet for winds. Printed from manuscript. This edition includes one bound score, and two scores printed on loose-leaf, single-sided pages.
320 letters from the year 1861, in correspondance with Hans von Bülow, Alphonse Royer, Charles Baudelaire, Minna Wagner, Charles Nuttier, Peter Cornelius, and many others. With a foreword, commentary, descriptions of people and places and a bibliography.
Performers: Ernst Haefliger, Maria Stader, Peter Lagger, Richard Holm, Sieglinde Wagner. Bavarian Radio Chorus, Berliner Philharmoniker Chor, Deutschen Staatsopernchor Berlin, Eugen Jochum, conductor.