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My Life with Wagner

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Description for My Life with Wagner Paperback. An enchanting account of the great and controversial composer Richard Wagner, by an artist immersed in his music. Num Pages: 288 pages, 2x8pp. BIC Classification: AVGC9; AVH; BGF. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 155 x 234 x 23. Weight in Grams: 424.
'Idiosyncratic, humorous, enlightening and written by one of the finest conductors alive ... This is the book to buy if you are going to see Wagner or listen to him at home' LITERARY REVIEW Over a distinguished career conducting some of the world's finest orchestras, Christian Thielemann has earned a reputation as the leading modern interpreter of Richard Wagner. MY LIFE WITH WAGNER chronicles his ardent personal and professional engagement with the composer whose work has shaped his thinking and feeling from early childhood. Thielemann retraces his journey with Wagner - from Berlin to ... Read more

Product Details

Publisher
Phoenix (an Imprint of The Orion Publishing Group Ltd )
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2017
Condition
New
Number of Pages
288
Place of Publication
London, United Kingdom
ISBN
9781780228372
SKU
V9781780228372
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About Christian Thielemann
Christian Thielemann was born in 1959. In 1988 he became Germany's youngest general music director with his appointment at Nuremberg, before returning to the Deutsche Oper in his hometown of Berlin in 1997. More recently he led the Munich Philharmonic from 2004 to 2011. In addition to his current position in Dresden, Thielemann was appointed artistic director of the Salzburg ... Read more

Reviews for My Life with Wagner
Thielemann's insights into Wagner's operas, together with his career narrative, including the personalities he has met along the way, deepen our fascination with his My Life with Wagner.
Ira Lieberman
WAGNER NOTES, THE WAGNER SOCIETY OF NY
In one broad but illuminating sweep, Mr Thielemann surveys everything from Wagner's distinctive use of orchestration to the schemas of ... Read more

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