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  Item Reference: KCLCAL-1889-1890-390

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386 department for ladies special course of seven lectures on the LATER WORKS OF RICHARD WAGNER by CARL ARMBRUSTER ESQ During the Lent Term of 1890 Wednesdays at 15-5 15 Commencing on The illustrations to each Lecture will be performed by Miss Pauline Cramer and other eminent artists Lecture Lohengrin The Lohengrin legend Wagner's work Points of difference between the customary Grand Opera and Wagner's musical drama Lecture II Tristan and Isolde The master's theory its gradual development few historical facts relating to the composition of Tristan and Isolde Introductory remarks The origin of the Tristan story its various versions Wag- ner's work Outline of the drama Wagner's music leading motives their development and application The composi- tion of Symphonies and that of Musical Dramas Analysis of the Prelude of the work Conclusion Lecture III -The Master singers of Nurnberg Comparisons Converts to Wagner's art-principles through this work comic opera Its character its first performance Funda- mental idea Historical data Outline of Wagner's work Tablature and tones few titles The Nurnberg Guild of Mastersingers its degrees Wagner's sketch of the plot Some details Analysis of the Introduction to Act III The value of the work from various points of view Lecture IV -The Ring of the Niblung The Walkyrie The first performances of The Rhinegold and The Walkyru in 1869 and 1870 Antagonists and opponents on principle Some of the objections raised Neglect of Teutonio or
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