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Cosima Wagner"s Diaries

Cosima Wagner

Cosima Wagner"s Diaries

by Cosima Wagner

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Published by Collins in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Wagner, Richard, -- 1813-1883.,
  • Wagner, Cosima, -- 1837-1930.,
  • Composers -- Germany -- Biography.,
  • Wives -- Germany -- Biography.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and indexes.

    Statementedited and annotated by Martin Gregor-Dellin and Dietrich Mack ; translated and with an introd. by Geoffrey Skelton.
    ContributionsGregor-Dellin, Martin, 1926-, Mack, Dietrich, 1940-, Skelton, Geoffrey.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination2 v. :
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22030433M
    ISBN 100002161303
    OCLC/WorldCa4739492

    Cosima Wagner—A Marriage of Devotion and Coldness I speak now of some aspects of the marriage of Cosima Wagner, which every wife can learn a great deal from. She was the daughter of the great pianist and one of the most passionate and intense composers, Franz Liszt, but felt he was cold to her as he toured Europe.   Cosima revelled in self-abasement, being humiliated and being in the wrong. At the same time, she learned to give as good as she got and it .

    Buy Cosima Wagner: The Lady of Bayreuth Reprint by Hilmes, Oliver, Spencer, Stewart (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low /5(22). The book challenges the assumptions and stereotypes of the "Wagnerian" idea of art. Köhler’s interpretation of Wagner’s dreams, as recorded in Cosima’s diaries, offers astonishing insights into the paranoia and insecurity of a man who was one of the leading composers of his age. David J. Levin Richard Wagner, Fritz Lang, and the.

    Cosima Wagner: The Lady of Bayreuth: Hilmes, Oliver, Spencer, Stewart: Books - (18). Richard Wagner (–) was a German composer known for his mostly complex and lengthy dramatic operas. Though a controversial figure due to his nationalist beliefs and anti-Semitism, he is still considered to be one of the best composers in modern history. Katherine R. Syer is associate professor of musicology.


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Franz Liszt's daughter Cosima began her Cosima Wagners Diaries book on January 1,a few weeks after leaving her husband to live with Richard Wagner. Until Wagner's death in they were rarely parted, and the diaries provide a continuous and intimate picture of the composer's life and work during those fourteen years.

From that day until he died, Cosima (soon to be Cosima Wagner) kept a detailed, daily journal of life with "R" (as Cosima calls him). This book is an abridgment of those complete diaries, and a mere 1/4 the length of the by: 3. Cosima Francesca Gaetana Wagner, née de Flavigny, from Liszt; was the daughter of composer Franz Liszt.

She was first married to pianist and conductor Hans von Bülow, but became famous as the second wife of the German composer Richard Wagner and, after his death, as director of the Bayreuth Festival for 31 years/5.

Cosima Wagner's Diaries Hardcover – January 1, by Cosima.5/5(2). Living with Wagner in a villa near Lake Lucerne, Cosima began these diaries in to explain herself--her unending guilt over Hans, her fateful mission--to her two sets of children.

But the first volume of this faithfully, fulsomely kept diary offers much more than Cosima's self-dramatizing self-justifications. Franz Liszt's daughter Cosima began her diaries on January 1,a few weeks after leaving her husband to live with Richard Wagner. Until Wagner's death in they were rarely parted, and the diaries provide a continuous and intimate picture of the Cosima Wagners Diaries book life and work during those fourteen years.4/5.

Genre/Form: Biographies Diaries Biography: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Wagner, Cosima, Cosima Wagner's diaries. New York:. As translator Skelton notes, this second and final volume from Cosima's diary of life with composer Richard ""has less to record in the way of external events than Volume I"" but is just as long (over pages).

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In the evening read more of Nietzsche's book, which gives R. ever-increasing satisfaction, but we wonder where the public for it is to be found.— R.

ends the day by saying, "My love for you is both Dionysian and Apollonian." Yesterday we read [Nietzsche's] new book, with solemn feelings and with ever-increasing pleasure. According to Cosima's diaries (26 December ) Wagner "did not believe" that Ludwig Geyer was his real father.

At the same time Cosima noted a resemblance between Wagner's son Siegfried and Geyer. The philosopher Friedrich Nietzsche was one of Wagner's closest acolytes, and proof-read Wagner's autobiography Mein Leben (My Life).

This banner text can have markup. web; books; video; audio; software; images; Toggle navigation. Library has: v Includes bibliographical references and indexes.

Contents: v -- v.2 Cosima Wagner's Diaries Vol. II: Edited and annotated by Martin Gregor-Dellin and Dietrich Mack Translated and with an Introduction, Postscript, and Additional Notes by Geoffrey Skelton (New York, NY: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, ).

In addition, the diaries are expected to illuminate the decision of Cosima von Billow, who was the daughter of Franz Liszt, to leave her husband, Hans, and two daughters in to live with Wagner. Cosima Wagner (born Francesca Gaetana Cosima Liszt; 24 December – 1 April ) was the illegitimate daughter of the Hungarian pianist and composer Franz Liszt and Marie d' became the second wife of the German composer Richard Wagner, and with him founded the Bayreuth Festival as a showcase for his stage works; after his death she devoted.

Cosima Wagner, wife of the composer Richard Wagner and director of the Bayreuth Festivals from his death in to Cosima was the illegitimate daughter of the composer-pianist Franz Liszt and the countess Marie d’Agoult, who also bore Liszt two other children.

Liszt later legitimatized their. Author of Tagebücher, Die Briefe Cosima Wagners an Friedrich Nietzsche, Briefwechsel zwischen Cosima Wagner und Fürst Ernst zu Hohenlohe-Langenburg, Briefe, Ein Briefwechsel, Cosima Wagner und Houston Stewart Chamberlain im BriefwechselDie Tagebücher, Franz Liszt: Ein Gedenkblatt, von seiner Tochter.

Wagner, Cosima (–)Daughter of one great musician and wife of another who was instrumental in helping found Bayreuth, the festival featuring her husband's operas, and ensuring its survival as an annual event of worldwide fame.

Source for information on Wagner, Cosima (–): Women in World History: A Biographical Encyclopedia dictionary. Cosima Wagner's Diaries - (Volume One) with Diaries - (Volume Two) New York: Harcourt Brace, First edition. Cloth. Two thick clothbound octavos in dustwrappers. 1, and 1, pages, respectively.

Introduction, Translation and Postscript by Geoffrey Skelton. Your next book is The Wagner Compendium: A Guide to Wagner’s Life and Music (). Why have you chosen this? Because it’s compendious.

It does have a lot of contributors, edited by Barry Millington. He has some useful things in there, like a very good chapter about mistakes that everybody makes about Wagner, for example, that more books have been written about .From Cosima's Diary Diary entry for 17 June letter from a man in Duisburg, wanting to link a study of Parsifal to a study of Wolfram's Parzival, irritates R.

He says, I could just as well have been influenced by my nurse's bedtime story.This book is well-researched and with new material to hand. The translation is excellent and easy to read.

I would strongly recommend this book to anyone who feels that their knowledge of the Wagner clan is not quite complete.

Other books: Winifred Wagner: A Life at the Heart of Hitler's Bayreuth Cosima Wagner's Diaries: An Abridgement/5(18).