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by alberich00
Tue Jul 02, 2019 9:46 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: My answer to John Deathridge's 2 questions
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My answer to John Deathridge's 2 questions

Dear member and visitors to the wagnerheim.com discussion forum: [IMPORTANT NOTE TO READERS OF THE FOLLOWING: The original "Ring" Motif list you find at www.wagnerheim.com, posted since 2011, includes 177 musical motifs. This motif list was created by Dr. Allen Dunning with a foundation in Deryck Co...
by alberich00
Sun Jun 09, 2019 5:56 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: My response to John Deathridge's six page response to my commentary on his "Ring" translation
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My response to John Deathridge's six page response to my commentary on his "Ring" translation

Dear members and visitors to the www.wagnerheim.com discussion forum. After John Deathridge responded to my 16 page commentary on his new translation of Wagner's "Ring" (Penguin - 2018) with 6 pages of answers to my questions and further commentary, I wrote back the following response to help clarif...
by alberich00
Sat Jun 08, 2019 12:14 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: A tribute to wagnerheim's motif guide discovered online
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A tribute to wagnerheim's motif guide discovered online

Dear members and visitors to the www.wagnerheim.com discussion forum: As I so often do, I was browsing the web tonight exploring what references might turn up on the web about our website, www.wagnerheim.com, and lo and behold discovered the following tribute to wagnerheim.com's motif guide to Wagne...
by alberich00
Thu Jun 06, 2019 1:56 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: John Deathridge responds to Paul Heise re Deathridge's "Ring" translation
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John Deathridge responds to Paul Heise re Deathridge's "Ring" translation

Dear members and visitors to the www.wagnerheim.com discussion forum: On 5/6/2019, John Deathridge responded to my 16 page commentary on his new translation of Wagner's "Ring" (published in 2018 by Penguin), already posted just below this posting in two parts, with the following 6 page set of answer...
by alberich00
Mon Apr 15, 2019 11:27 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Part 1: Paul Heise responds to John Deathridge "Ring" translation
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Part 1: Paul Heise responds to John Deathridge "Ring" translation

Dear Members and Visitors to the www.wagnerheim.com discussion forum: A couple of weeks ago I finished reading Dr. John Deathridge's new English translation of Richard Wagner's Ring of the Nibelung , published last year by Penguin, and I must say that in many respects Dr. Deathridge's translation gr...
by alberich00
Mon Apr 15, 2019 11:22 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Part 2: Paul Heise responds to John Deathridge "Ring" translation
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Part 2: Paul Heise responds to John Deathridge "Ring" translation

[P. 493] Who is "they" in the following passage? WOTAN [to Erda] "Regardless of what they do, this god yields in delight to the eternally young man." I note that Bruennhilde described herself as "the eternal part" of Wotan. Both of these passages taken together seem to reference Wagner's remark tha...
by alberich00
Sun Apr 14, 2019 2:13 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Quotes re Paul Heise in Beth Elliott's "Redemption Through Love"
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Quotes re Paul Heise in Beth Elliott's "Redemption Through Love"

Dear Members and Visitors at the discussion forum at www.wagnerheim.com: Beth Elliott of California has written a book entitled "Redemption Through Love - An irreverent guide to getting Wagnerian opera thrills without being a nut," and has been lecturing on it in the USA. I read it a short time ago ...
by alberich00
Fri Mar 15, 2019 5:54 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Book proposal complete: soon to be sent to publishers
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Book proposal complete: soon to be sent to publishers

Dear members and friends of the wagnerheim.com discussion forum: After several months striving to write and rewrite my generic book proposal in the fewest and most persuasive words possible, I finally finished my book proposal based on the template provided by Oxford University Press. I've emailed i...
by alberich00
Wed Dec 19, 2018 11:04 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: A Christmas Carol's musical motif
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A Christmas Carol's musical motif

A passage about the power of music (see below), especially at Christmas time which awakens so many sad-nostalgic-beautiful memories of things past, from Dickens's "A Christmas Carol," which I read every year at this time. Dotti and I watched the 1951 British version with Alastair Sim last night (the...
by alberich00
Sun Oct 14, 2018 6:40 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Presently completing Oxford Univ. Press book proposal
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Presently completing Oxford Univ. Press book proposal

Dear members of, and visitors to, the www.wagnerheim.com discussion forum: I've finally resolved some medical issues in my favor, and, though I'm now doing extensive volunteer work in preparation for the USA's midterm elections, I'm carefully preparing my book proposal for the first university press...