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Meistersinger von Nürnberg, Die (‘The Mastersingers of Nuremberg’)locked

  • Barry Millington

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Music drama in three acts by Richard Wagner (seeWagner family, (1)) to his own libretto; Munich, Königliches Hof- und Nationaltheater, 21 June 1868.

Wagner conceived Die Meistersinger in 1845 as a comic appendage to Tannhäuser, in the same way that a satyr play followed a Greek tragedy. His first prose draft for the work was written in Marienbad (Mariánské Lázně) in July that year, using Georg Gottfried Gervinus’s ...

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