5 edition of Wagner as I knew him. found in the catalog.
Preface dated 1885.
|Statement||Longmans, Green, and co.|
|Publishers||Longmans, Green, and co.|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xvi, 80 p. :|
|Number of Pages||79|
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Hadow Wagner as I knew him. "I have read many books on Wagner. Hadow this book "was received with great alarm and indignation by the Wagnerians, partly because it fell short of unthinking hero-worship, partly because it gave a full and indiscreet account of the Dresden revolution, Wagner's part in which it was a matter of religion to ignore or minimize.
and have come to the conclusion that among contemporary biographies Praeger gives the truest picture. Most of Praeger's account is based on what he was told by Wagner himself; in some cases it is likely that Praeger has misunderstood or that a conversation was less than perfectly remembered. Despite these faults, the book is a fascinating account of Wagner as he was known to one of his friends. " There can be no doubt that Chamberlain's efforts to suppress this book were motivated by the desire to eradicate all knowledge of Wagner's socialist views and of his revolutionary activities, which had become an embarassment to the reactionary "Bayreuth circle".
The German version of the book was suppressed at the instance of H. Hansebooks is editor of the literature on different topic areas such as research and science, travel and expeditions, cooking and nutrition, medicine, and other genres. As a publisher we focus on the preservation of historical literature.
This visit is described in detail, although Praeger might have exaggerated the part he played in the decision to invite Wagner. The mission he felt within him and which he resolutely set himself to accomplish, he unswervingly pursued throughout the varied phases of his eventful career. The serious thinker of threescore, with his soul deep in his work, is the developed school-boy of thirteen lauded by his masters for unusual application and earnestness.
Two years Wagner's junior, like him Praeger grew up in Leipzig but settled in London from 1834.
Hadow concluded: "I have read many books on Wagner. For example, his comment that when writing Lohengrin Wagner composed the third act, then the first and second, is a misunderstanding based on examination of the orchestral draft of the score, which was composed in that order, although the earlier draft had been composed from act one to act three. Title: Wagner as I Knew HimAlternative title:Wagner, wie ich ihn kannte German translation Author s : Ferdinand Christian Wilhelm Praeger First publication:1885 Publication date: 2001, 2003 Wagner as I knew him.
Place published: Honolulu Publisher s : University Press of the Pacific; Best Books ISBN: 1 4102 0771 4 pbk0 7222 5598 5 hbk LOC call number: ML410. Hansebooks newly publishes these books and contributes to the preservation of literature which has become rare and historical knowledge for the future. No great individuality was ever less influenced by misfortune or success in after-life than Wagner.
The German version of the book was suppressed at the instance of H.
Hadow this book "was received with great alarm and indignation by the Wagnerians, partly because it fell short of unthinking hero-worship, partly because it gave a full and indiscreet account of the Dresden revolution, Wagner's part in which it was a matter of religion to ignore or minimize.
A Wagner biography written by some one who knew him and the book H.