159 pages. Softcover. Good condition. MUSIC. Provides deft musicological analyses of Wagner's scores, of his compositional techniques, orchestraion and staging methods, quoting copiously from the music dramas themselves. At the same time, de sets down incisive reflections om Wagner's social character, and on the ideological impulses of his artistic activity. Includes an Index. (Key Words: Richard Wagner, Theodor Adorno, Music, Tgird Reich, Arthur Schopenhauer, Friedrich Nietzsche, Alfred Lorenz, Arnold Schoenberg, Richard Strauss, Ludwig van Beethoven).
New English edition, translated by Rodney Livingstone. First published in 1952 as Versuch uber Wagner. HB. Cloth & dustjacket. 159pp. With photo of Wagner on jacket and of the author on jacket flap. The philosopher Adorno (who first studied music under Berg) analyses Wagner's music and his ideologies. Fine in Very Good protected jacket.
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