New Issue Of The Wagner Journal Now Available

Written By The Wagnerian on Monday, 30 June 2014 | 12:28:00 am

The July 2014 issue (vol.8, no.2), now available, contains the following feature articles:

• 'Spinning the Yarn: Intertextuality in Wagner's Use and Reuse of his Songs in his Operas' by Malcolm Miller

• 'Richard Wagner and the "Zurich Writings" 1849–51: From Revolution to Ring' by Hilda Meldrum Brown

• ‘Wagner's Acquittal', in which Joachim Köhler retracts his claim that Wagner was a forerunner of the Holocaust (See the Wagnerian's "review" here)

• ‘Reckoning up the Ring: A Mathematician's Diary of Bayreuth 1876' by Patrick Carnegy, discussing the journal kept by Alfred Pringsheim, father-in-law of Thomas Mann, on his 1876 visit to Bayreuth

• Joseph Horowitz on Artur Bodanzky and the golden age of Wagner at the Met

plus reviews of:

Tannhäuser and Parsifal in Berlin

Der fliegende Holländer in Copenhagen

Das Liebesverbot in Leipzig

Guy Cassiers' Milan Ring and the Met Parsifal with Jonas Kaufmann on DVD

Plus, new books on Wagner by David Trippett, Eva Rieger, Na'ama Sheffi and Joachim Köhler