Cinematic Precedence: Wagner – music, drama and musical dramaturgy

Posted in, this is a refurbished extract from the PhD thesis concerning musical dramaturgy. It proposes a different view on the origins of the cinematic impulse.

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  1. of one thread of the cycle – the Siegfried thread – Wagner shows in musical terms how the primordial transgression, the root of the tragedy, is Wotan’s crooked bargain for the building of Valhalla. And although other parts of the drama, in particular the Norns’ scene in the

  2. Richard Wagner was one of the most controversial composers of the h Century. His focus was on opera and he later formed what he called “Music Dramas”.

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