May contain limited notes, underlining or highlighting that does affect the text. Father Owen Lee chose to skim the bare surface of the very dense story line for the sake of brevity, but I'm not sure that someone could re-tell the story from his bare-bones account. Thoroughly recommended for those already familiar with the Ring cycle, and also as a prompt for those who have not yet dived in, to do so without delay. I've never listened to it in full, and it's been long enough on my list of things to do. Used - Good, Usually ships within 1 - 2 business days, Spine creases, wear to binding and pages from reading.
His admiration stems from the fact that he thinks Wagner was our last dramatist to give us something truly heroic, something involving sacrifice and a sense of the sacred, which Scruton says was lost in the Enlightenment. Gift inscribed on the Fep. The dust jacket shows normal wear and tear. I learned a lot from it! This is a blanket description. Overall, the book is in solid shape. I remember just as vividly hearing this piece as an adolescent and being transfixed by the memory of Joy -- a joy so sublime and transcendent that I had never experienced it before, and quite probably never will, yet I knew it at some deep intuitive level. He is arguably an even more avid admirer of Wagner than is Fr.
The book's title is courtesy of C. Standard turnaround for Customized Books 10 business days from proof approval. At ThriftBooks, our motto is: Read More, Spend Less. The stories in each cycle evolved, along with the music, so that in the end it is suggested that not ev A wonderful summary of the Ring cycle as well as going into more deeper philosophical and metaphysical interpretation of it, including the myths it was based on, the Germanic political conditions at the time it was written, and how the original genesis for Wagner's motivation, changed the wisdom inherent within it to go from being very much of a time, and then later to play on timeless themes. And for such a short book, just about 100 pages, it got the job done more efficiently than other lengthy, exhaustive books. The marvelous thing is that there is always something new to hear or learn about the Ring.
Invoking George Bernard Shaw, Carl Jung, and Joseph Campbell, among many others, in little more than 100 packed pages, Owen Lee sheds much light on the mythi This slim volume by noted Wagner expert, classics scholar, and Catholic priest M. For those dipping their toe into the operas for the first time, or those who want to expand their understanding, this is a great book to get you thinking. What a surprise it was! Now that's quite a mouthful, isn't it? Lee provides 24 examples of thematic motifs in the book's appendix and of course frequently describes musical passages. Spine creases, wear to binding and pages from reading. Both before and after that incredible experience, I have been trying to educate myself. When it arrived in the same order as I laughed at myself and promptly put it aside. I stared round that dusty school-room like a man recovering from unconsciousness.
Lee Owen requires barely a hundred. That is especially true of Wagner's Ring Cycle, when a few years ago I attended Chicago's Lyric Opera presentation of the cycle. Will I also feel like a returning exile when I listen? Light rubbing wear to cover, spine and page edges. First printing; quite clean, tight, square. Pages are clean, tight and bright.
Used - Good, Generalmente spedito in 6-10 giorni lavorativi, Buy with confidence. Ex-Lib with all the Usual Suspects. Ex-Lib with all the Usual Suspects. Lewis who recalls the power of first hearing Wagner's Ring as a child. Ex-Lib with all the Usual Suspects.
But if you like this introductory work, I would definitely recommend Fr. I've noticed that commentary on the Ring cycle tends to stick to a pretty traditional interpretation of the operas: the Ring saga as a metaphor for nineteenth century industrialization. In other words, this is a book, a very short one, that should delight all Wagner fans. First edition; quite clean, tight, square. The Dust-Jacket's original price was previously removed. This was an incredible book, especially for anyone who feels the power of the music of Wagner's Ring. May contain limited notes, underlining or highlighting that does affect the text.
Next, 'the memory of Joy': this of course reminds me of Beethoven and his rapturous Ode to Joy. Spine creases, wear to binding and pages from reading. This was an incredible book, especially for anyone who feels the power of the music of Wagner's Ring. Perhaps, but it makes a point. Overall, the book is in solid shape. For the rest of us, it's valuable a Okay, I admit it: I'm very much ignorant about opera. A wonderful summary of the Ring cycle as well as going into more deeper philosophical and metaphysical interpretation of it, including the myths it was based on, the Germanic political conditions at the time it was written, and how the original genesis for Wagner's motivation, changed the wisdom inherent within it to go from being very much of a time, and then later to play on timeless themes.