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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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Views: 9346

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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Views: 9401

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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Views: 10002

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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Views: 9771

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: 9282

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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Views: 11127

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...