Decoding Wagner by Thomas May (Includes 2 CDs)

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In this guide to the world of Richard Wagner, author Thomas May takes readers on a tour of his works, discussing the composer's unparalleled achievements and the emotional power inherent in his art. Decoding Wagner presents a fresh look at Wagner's concept of the "artwork of the future."

Two accompanying full-length CDs provide an overview of his development and growth as a composer.

Author: Thomas May

"an approachable guide to appreciating the composer's operatic genius. . . . a generous selection of Wagner's music is included . . ." --

"This book is likely to make neophytes and connoisseurs alike eager to reexperience the Wagner operas on an ongoing basis." -- Opera News, June 2005

  • 220 Pages
  • Softcover

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