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The November 2015 issue (vol.9, no.3), now available, contains the following feature articles:

'Wagner's Spatial Style' by Christopher Wintle

• ' "This Round of Songs": Cyclic Coherence in the Wesendonck Lieder' by Malcolm Miller

'From Wagner to Boulez: a Modernist Trajectory' by Arnold Whittall

A report on the reopened Wahnfried and new archives in Bayreuth by Barry Millington


plus reviews of:

the Ring and new Tristan at Bayreuth, the Ring in Vienna, Parsifal in Karlsruhe, Birmingham and Wuppertal, Tristan at Longborough, Die Meistersinger in Mainz, Lohengrin in Pforzheim and Tannhuser in Tallinn

the new Overture Opera Guide to Die Meistersinger, ed. Gary Kahn, Mark Berry's After Wagner: Histories of Modernist Music Drama from 'Parsifal' to Nono, and Matthew Bribitzer-Stull's Understanding the Leitmotif: From Wagner to Hollywood Film Music


Pierre Boulez as conductor in the early 1970s


The new Richard Wagner Museum adjoining Haus Wahnfried


The knife-wielding King Mark (Georg Zeppenfeld) and the imprisoned Tristan (Stephen Gould) in Katharina Wagner’s Bayreuth production of Tristan und Isolde. Photo Bayreuth Festival/Enrico Nawrath

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