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The Tragic and the Ecstatic: The Musical Revolution of Wagner's Tristan and Isolde

The Tragic and the Ecstatic: The Musical Revolution of Wagner's Tristan and Isolde

  • Author: Chafe, Eric

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Contents

  • 1. The Path to Schopenhauer
  • 2. Tristan and Schopenhauer
  • 3. Tristan and Gottfried von Strassburg I: Minne
  • 4. Tristan and Gottfried von Strassburg II: Honor
  • 5. The Desire Music
  • 6. The Prelude: A Musicopoetic View
  • 7. Tragedy and Dramatic Structure
  • 8. The Two Death Motives
  • 9. Musicopoetic Design in Act One
  • 10. Act Two, Scene One: Night and Minne
  • 11. The Love Scene in Act Two: Transition and Periodicity
  • 12. Tristan's Answer to King Mark: Moral and Philosophical Questions
  • 13. Act Three: Musicopoetic Design
  • 14. Love as Fearful Torment
  • 15. The Road to Salvation
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