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IP301 Richard Wagner’s Music: An Introduction with Nicolas Krusek.
Monday, July 18, 2022, 1:30 PM until 3:30 PM
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Minimum to run this class is 12 people on Zoom.
Instructor: Nicolas Krusek
No class on Monday, August 1st due to the holiday.
Week 1: Wagner’s rapidly maturing style, from his early operas up to his first masterpiece, The Flying Dutchman.
Week 2: The remarkable achievement of Tannhäuser and Lohengrin, and the vexing question of where to go next.
Week 3: Beginning The Ring: crafting the poetry and music for The Rheingold and The Valkyrie.
Week 4: Finishing The Ring: completing the music for Siegfried and The Twilight of the Gods and bringing the massive tetralogy to the stage.
Week 5: The daring innovations of Tristan and Isolde and The Mastersingers of Nuremberg.
Week 6: Wagner’s last and most personal drama, Parsifal; his enduring legacy and influence.
Note: If you don't have access to the Zoom application on a computer, tablet or smart phone, Zoom presentations are also available by dialing in using a landline or cellphone. On the day and time of the course, call 778-907-2071 (within Metro Vancouver) and enter the Meeting ID and Passcode that were given after registering for the course. If you live outside of metro Vancouver, please look up the local phone number for your locationat https://zoom.us/u/akJIpJnoy (The calls are muted when you join the meeting, to unmute yourself, please press *6 - as per instructions on the phone).