Richard Wagner's Prose Works (Wagner, Richard)

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 Volume 1 (The Art-Work of the Future, etc.)
#94177 - 8.10MB, 439 pp. -  7.0/10 2 4 6 8 10 (2- V/V/V - 2446x

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PMLP194194-RWagner Prose Works Vol1.pdf
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William Ashton Ellis (1852–1919)

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London: Kegan Paul, Trench, Trübner & Co., Ltd., 1892.

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See misc. comments at bottom of page for table of contents for all eight volumes.

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 Volume 2 (Opera and Drama)
#94178 - 9.32MB, 436 pp. -  6.0/10 2 4 6 8 10 (1- V/V/V - 1617x

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PMLP194194-RWagner Prose Works Vol2.pdf
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Second Edition (impression).

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William Ashton Ellis (1852–1919)

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London: Kegan Paul, Trench, Trübner & Co., Ltd., 1900.

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 Volume 3 (The Theatre)
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PMLP194194-RWagner Prose Works Vol3.pdf
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William Ashton Ellis (1852–1919)

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London: Kegan Paul, Trench, Trübner & Co., Ltd., 1907. Second Impression.

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 Volume 4 (Art and Politics)
#94182 - 9.26MB, 435 pp. -  0.0/10 2 4 6 8 10 (0- V/V/V - 1221x

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PMLP194194-RWagner Prose Works Vol4.pdf
Translator:

William Ashton Ellis (1852–1919)

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London: Kegan Paul, Trench, Trübner & Co., Ltd., 1895.

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Pages xv to xviii of the preface were torn in Cornell's original so they have been replaced with pages converted to black and white tif files from jpeg2000 color images (Microsoft scans). Unfortunately, the page sizes differ.

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 Volume 5 (Actors and Singers)
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PMLP194194-RWagner Prose Works Vol5.pdf
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William Ashton Ellis (1852–1919)

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London: Kegan Paul, Trench, Trübner & Co., Ltd., 1895.

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New York: Broude Brothers, 1966.

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 Volume 6 (Religion and Art)
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PMLP194194-RWagner Prose Works Vol6.pdf
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William Ashton Ellis (1852–1919)

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London: Kegan Paul, Trench, Trübner & Co., Ltd., 1897.

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 Volume 7 (In Paris and Dresden)
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PMLP194194-RWagner Prose Works Vol7.pdf
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William Ashton Ellis (1852–1919)

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London: Kegan Paul, Trench, Trübner & Co., Ltd., 1898.

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New York: Broude Brothers, 1966.

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 Volume 8 (Posthumous, etc.)
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William Ashton Ellis (1852–1919)

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London: Kegan Paul, Trench, Trübner & Co., Ltd., 1899.

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General Information

Work Title Richard Wagner's Prose Works
Alternative Title
Composer Wagner, Richard
Movements/Sections 8 volumes
Year/Date of Composition 1834-1883 (Wagner's original writings)
First Publication 1892-1899 (Ashton's translation)
Language German (Wagner's original writings) English (Ashton's translation)
Dedication Cosima Wagner
Piece Style Romantic


Misc. Comments

Table of Contents

Volume 1: The Art-Work of the Future, etc.

1. Author's Introduction to the Collected Edition of His Writings
2. Autobiographical Sketch
3. Art and Revolution
4. The Art-Work of the Future
5. Wieland the Smith
6. Art and Climate
7. A Communication to My Friends

Volume 2: Opera and Drama

1. Opera and Drama

Volume 3: The Theatre

1. Author's Introduction
2. On the "Goethe-Stiftung"
3. A Theatre at Zurich
4. On Musical Criticism
5. Judaism in Music
6. Mementoes of Spontini
7. Homage to L. Sphor and W. Fischer
8. Gluck's Overture to "Iphigenia in Aulis"
9. On the Performing of "Tannhäuser"
10. Remarks on Performing "The Flying Dutchman"
11. Explanatory Programmes
i. Beethoven's "Heroic Symphony"
ii. Beethoven's Overture to "Coriolanus"
iii. Overture to "Die fliegende Holländer"
iv. Overture to "Tannhäuser"
v. Prelude to "Lohengrin"
12. On Franz Liszt's Symphonic Poems
13. Epilogue to The "Nibelung's Ring"
14. Preface to The "Ring" Poem
15. A Letter to Hector Berlioz
16. "Zukunftsmusik" ("Music of the Future")
17. The Vienna Opera-House

Volume 4: Art and Politics

1. To the Kingly Friend (Poem)
2. On State and Religion
3. German Art and German Policy
4. Appendices:
i. The Vaterlandsverein Speech
ii. Letter to Von Lüttichau
5. What is German?
6. A Music-School for Munich
7. Ludwig Schnorr of Carolsfeld
8. Notices:
i. Introduction
ii. W. H. Riehl
iii. Ferdinand Hiller
iv. A Remembrance of Rossini
v. Eduard Devrient
9. About Conducting
10. Three Poems
i. Rheingold
ii. On the Completion of Seigfried
iii. August 25th, 1870

Volume 5: Actors and Singers

1. To the German Army before Paris (Poem)
2. A Capitulation
3. Reminiscences of Auger
4. Beethoven
5. The Destiny of Opera
6. Actors and Singers
7. The Rendering of Beethoven's Ninth Symphony
8. Letters and Minor Essays:
i. Letter to an Actor
ii. A Glance at the German Operatic Stage of To-day
iii. Letter to an Italian Friend on the Production of "Lohengrin" at Bologna
iv. To the Burgomaster of Bologna
v. To Friednich Neitzsche
vi. On the Name "Musikdrama"
vii. Prologue to a Reading of "Die Götterdämmerung" before a Select Audience in Berlin
9. Bayreuth
i. Final Report on the Fates and Circumstances that Attended the Execution of the Stage-Festival-Play "Der Ring Des Nibelungen" down to the Founding of Wagner-Societies
ii. The Festival-Playhouse at Bayreuth, with an Account of the Laying of its Foundation-Stone

Volume 6: Religion and Art

1. Spohr's "Jessonda" at Leipzig
2. Minor Bayreuth Papers
i. To the Presidents of Wagner-Vereins
ii. Proposed Bayreuth "School"
iii. Introduction to First Number of the Bayreuther Blätter
iv. Introduction to a Work of Hans Von Wolzogen's
v. Postponement of "Parsifa"
vi. Introduction to the Year 1880
vii. Announcement of "Parsifal" Performance
viii. Introduction to a Work of Count Gobineua's
3. Modern
4. Public and Popularity
5. The Public in Time and Space
6. Retrospect of the Stage-Festivals of 1876
7. Shall We Hope?
8. On Poetry and Composition
9. On Operatic Poetry and Composition
10. On the Application of Music to the Drama
11. Against Vivisection
12. Religion and Art
i. What Boots this Knowledge?
ii. "Know Thyself"
iii. Hero-dom and Christendom
13. End of the Patronat-Verein
14. The Stipendiary Fund
15. "Parsifal" at Bayreuth
16. A Youthful Symphony
17. Letter to H. Von Stein
18. The Human Womanly (Fragment)

Volume 7: In Paris and Dresden

1. Author's Introduction
2. "Das Liebesverbot"
3. A German Musician in Paris
i. A Pilgramage to Beethoven
ii. An End in Paris
iii. A Happy Evening
iv. On German Music
v. Pergolesi's"Stabat Mater"
vi. The Virtuoso and the Artist
vii. Du Métier de Virtuose
viii. The Artist and Publicity
ix. Rossini's "Stabat Mater"
4. On the Overture
5. Der Freischütz in Paris
i. To the Paris Public
ii. Report to Germany
6. Halévy's "Reine de Chypre"
7. Author's Introduction to Vol. II of the Ges. Schr.
8. Weber's Re-interment
i. Report
ii. Speech
9. Beethoven's Choral Symphony at Dresden
i. Report
ii. Programme
10. The Wibelungen
11. The Nibelungen-Myth
12. Tercentenary Toast
13. The German National Theatre

Volume 8: Posthumous, etc.

1. "Seigfried's Death"
2. Discarded
i. On German Opera
ii. Pasticcio
iii. Bellini
iv. Parisian Amusements
v. Parisian Fatalities for the German
vi. Letters from Paris, 1841
vii. Halévy and "La Reine de Chypre"
viii. Jottings on the Ninth Symphony
ix. Artist and Critic
x. Greeting from Saxony to the Viennese
xi. On E. Devrient's "History of German Acting"
xii. Theatre-Reform
xiii. Man and Established Society
xiv. The Revolution
xv. Invitation to the Production of "Tristan in Munich"
3. Posthumous
i. "The Saracen Woman"
ii. Sketch for "The Apostles' Love-Feast"
iii. "Jesus of Nazareth"
iv. Sketches and Fragments
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