New Issue Of The Wagner Journal Now Available. Includes: Wagner & Milton

Written By The Wagnerian on Tuesday, 6 November 2012 | 4:18:00 pm

The November 2012 issue (vol.6, no.3), now available, contains the following feature articles:

• 'Making All Things New: from Paradise Lost to the Ring' by Stella Revard, elucidating resonant parallels between the epics of Milton and Wagner

• 'The Introduction of Nordic Sources from the Nibelung Legend into Germany' by Edward R. Haymes, exploring the process by which the Nibelungenlied came to prominence in 19th-century Germany

• 'German Readings of the Ring' by Udo Bermbach, a survey of the German reception of the Ring in the first three-quarters of the 20th century

plus reviews of:

The new Der fliegende Holländer and other productions at Bayreuth; the Ring at the Bavarian State Opera and at the Met, New York; The Flying Dutchman at ENO;Götterdämmerung at Longborough

DVD recordings of Robert Carsen's Barcelona Tannhäuser and Harry Kupfer's Berlin Parsifal

New recordings of Parsifal and Lohengrin under Marek Janowski and of Die Walküreunder Mark Elder

Barry Millington's Richard Wagner: the Sorcerer of Bayreuth reviewed by Mike Ashman