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The November 2016 issue (vol.10, no.3), now available, contains the following feature articles:

• Daniel Sheridan on the 1850 premiere of Lohengrin and its contribution to Weimar’s cultural heritage

• Eva Rieger on Frida Leider and her controversial career in 1930s Germany

• Jonas Karlsson on little-known Wagnerian iconography in the satirical journal Kladderadatsch,

1914–1944

 

plus reviews of:

the new Parsifal and revived Tristan at Bayreuth, Daniel Kramer's Tristan at ENO, David Bösch's Die Meistersinger in Munich, Graham Vick's Tristan in Berlin, Francesca Zambello's Ring in Washington and Mariame Clément's Das Liebesverbot in Mulhouse

DVD of Katharina Wagner's Bayreuth Tristan

Books: Roger Scruton's The Ring of Truth: The Wisdom of Wagner's 'Ring of the Nibelung'; Barry Emslie's Speculations on German History: Culture and the State;Peter Franklin's Reclaiming Late-Romantic Music: Singing Devils and Distant Sounds; and Ortrun Landmann, Wolfgang Mende and Hans-Günter Ottenberg (ed.), Richard Wagner: Kgl. Kapellmeister in Dresden

Frida Leider as Brünnhilde with Max Lorenz as Siegfried

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'Auf, deutsche Brüder, die Hunnen kommen!', front cover of Kladderadatsch, 9 August 1914

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Gurnemanz (Georg Zeppenfeld) invites Parsifal
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