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Music 30 – History of Opera Young(er) Wagner Early undistinguished operas: [ Die Hochzeit ( The Wedding ) 1832 Die Feen ( The Fairies ) 1833; performed posthumously 1888 Das Liebesverbot ( based on Measure for Measure ) 1836 ] Paris 1839-43: Rienzi 1842 Der Fliegende Holländer (The Flying Dutchman) 1843 Dresden 1943-48: Court Conductor and Composer to the Royal Saxon Court, 1843. Tannhäuser 1845/rev. 1845/47; Paris version (in French) 1861 Lohengrin 1848 *wrote a libretto called Siegfrieds Tod (Siegfried’s Death) 1848 The Dresden uprising, 1848/49: Wagner was forced to flee the German states. He was banished from German territories until the 1860s, when he was pardoned. Prose writings of 1850-52: Opera and Drama 1850-51 On Judaism in Music 1851 (published under a pseudonym) "A Communication to my Friends" 1852 Tannhäuser Act I septet. Characters: Heinrich Tannhäuser (tenor) a sinful knight who has spent time in the Venusberg Wolfram von Eschenbach (baritone): his friend, like Tannhäuser
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This note was uploaded on 04/04/2012 for the course MUSC 030 taught by Professor Carolynabbate during the Spring '12 term at UPenn.

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