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by alberich00
Wed Dec 19, 2018 11:05 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Financial aid for author of wagnerheim.com?
Replies: 1
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Re: Financial aid for author of wagnerheim.com?

Verily I say unto you
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 Dec 16, 2018 9:44 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Financial aid for author of wagnerheim.com?
Replies: 1
Views: 176

Financial aid for author of wagnerheim.com?

Dear members and friends of the wagnerheim.com discussion forum: Thanks to having sacrificed all or part of 13 years of what would otherwise have been compensated employment, in order to work instead full or part time on completing the first fully vetted and coherent interpretation of the entirety o...
by alberich00
Sun Oct 14, 2018 6:40 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Presently completing Oxford Univ. Press book proposal
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Views: 352

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...
by alberich00
Sun Aug 26, 2018 1:08 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: My book on Wagner's "Ring" ready for publishers
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My book on Wagner's "Ring" ready for publishers

Dear members of, and visitors to, www.wagnerheim.com's discussion forum: I just wanted to let you all know that around 10:30am or so, yesterday (8/25/2018), I completed my final revision of my online book on Wagner's "Ring," "The Wound That Will Never Heal, Volume One, so it's now ready to present t...
by alberich00
Mon Aug 20, 2018 1:15 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: To my Brazilian donor
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Views: 1016

To my Brazilian donor

Dear Brazilian donor: I wanted to protect your privacy so I haven't named you. I tried to email you the following thank-you message, but I got back some kind of a spam detection message which required me to click on this and that, and I can't afford to take the risk, so I just wanted you to know I g...
by alberich00
Fri Jun 29, 2018 2:59 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: In honor of the 5 Capital Gazette staff killed in Annapolis
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In honor of the 5 Capital Gazette staff killed in Annapolis

Dear members of, and visitors to, the http://www.wagnerheim.com discussion forum: In honor of the five staff members/writers of the Capital Gazette of Annapolis, who were shot to death by a harasser who was angry that they were accurately reporting news about him (who does this remind you of?), and ...
by alberich00
Mon Jun 18, 2018 12:13 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Part 1: Parsifal & Wagner's other operas
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Part 1: Parsifal & Wagner's other operas

Dear members of, and visitors to, the www.wagnerheim.com discussion forum: Sir Roger Scruton asked me to look over his first draft of his prospective book on Parsifal, so I responded to everything in it I thought worthy of further commentary or rebuttal, page by page, by typing my commentary into th...
by alberich00
Mon Jun 18, 2018 12:11 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Part 2: Parsifal & Wagner's other operas
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Part 2: Parsifal & Wagner's other operas

There's a specific passage in one of Feuerbach's books (I haven't the energy to try to look it up but you'll find it Appendix II of www.wagnerheim.com) which is a sort of prose poem in praise of the pain and anguish of life in the real world of time and space, which Feuerbach says we mortal humans w...
by alberich00
Mon Jun 18, 2018 12:09 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Part 3: Parsifal & Wagner's other operas
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Part 3: Parsifal & Wagner's other operas

RW often shared with Cosima and with others comparisons between The Flying Dutchman, Tannhaeuser, Lohengrin, Tristan and Isolde, Mastersingers, the Ring, and Parsifal. I can't remember them all off the top of my head but he said that Siegfried might in the end have become like Parsifal and redeemed ...