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By Amanda Glauert

Wolf has been considered as a composer who the fashion and aesthetics of Wagnerian track drama with out query, whereas writing in a style usually noticeable as much less tough than the symphony or opera. This 1999 publication re-examines the facts touching on Wolf's responses to Wagner and Wagnerism and indicates ways that he voiced his feedback via tune, and his one accomplished opera Der Corregidor. This opens up insights into the type of influence Wagner had on these following in his wake, and into the complexity and subtlety of the overdue nineteenth-century Lied. From this angle, Wolf emerges as a persuasive and articulate determine of huge musical and inventive significance.

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