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Title: Tannhäuser
Otros títulos: Tannhäuser - Paris Version
Intérprete/ Colaborador: Richard Wagner; René Kollo; Christa Ludwig; Hans Sotin; Helga Dernesch; Vienna State Opera Chorus; Vienna Philharmonic; Sir Georg Solti
Código CDU: W.06
Forma Musical: Operas
Abstract: Richard Wagner was one of the most revolutionary figures in the history of music, a composer who made pivotal contributions to the development of harmony and musical drama that reverberate even today. Indeed, though Wagner occasionally produced successful music written on a relatively modest scale, opera—the bigger, the better—was clearly his milieu, and his aesthetic is perhaps the most grandiose that Western music has ever known. Early in his career, Wagner learned both the elements and the practical, political realities of his craft by writing a handful of operas which were unenthusiastically, even angrily, received. Beginning with Rienzi (1838-40) and The Flying Dutchman (1841), however, he enjoyed a string of successes that propelled him to immortality and changed the face of music. His monumental Ring cycle of four operas—Das Rheingold (1853-54), Die Walküre (1854-56), Siegfried (1856-71) and Götterdämmerung (1869-74)—remains the most ambitious and influential contribution by any ...


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