The July 2014 issue (vol.8, no.2), now available, contains the following feature articles:
• 'Spinning the Yarn: Intertextuality in Wagner's Use and Reuse of his Songs in his Operas' by Malcolm Miller
• 'Richard Wagner and the "Zurich Writings" 1849–51: From Revolution to Ring' by Hilda Meldrum Brown
• ‘Wagner's Acquittal', in which Joachim Köhler retracts his claim that Wagner was a forerunner of the Holocaust
• ‘Reckoning up the Ring: A Mathematician's Diary of Bayreuth 1876' by Patrick Carnegy, discussing the journal kept by Alfred Pringsheim, father-in-law of Thomas Mann, on his 1876 visit to Bayreuth
• Joseph Horowitz on Artur Bodanzky and the golden age of Wagner at the Met
plus reviews of:
Tannhäuser and Parsifal in Berlin
Der fliegende Holländer in Copenhagen
Das Liebesverbot in Leipzig
Guy Cassiers' Milan Ring and the Met Parsifal with Jonas Kaufmann on DVD
new books on Wagner by David Trippett, Eva Rieger, Na'ama Sheffi and Joachim Köhler
Tannhäuser (Peter Seiffert) prostrates himself at the feet of Elisabeth (Ann Petersen) in Sacha Waltz's Berlin production.
Dorella (Magdalena Hinterdobler) makes a point to Luzio (Mark Adler) in the Leipzig production of Das Liebesverbot.
The palatial music room belonging to Alfred Pringsheim, father-in-law of Thomas Mann, whose Bayreuth diary has been published.