Eero Tarasti: Lectures on Wagner

A cycle of lectures on Richard Wagner by Eero Tarasti is completely available on YouTube!

University of Helsinki, Oct. 29, 2020

Professor (emeritus) of Musicology Eero Tarasti

Editors of the videos: Felix Siivonen (I) and Aleksi Haukka (II–VII)

I Why Wagner? Background, Sources, Life

II Flying Dutchman, Tannhäuser, Lohengrin

III Nibelungen Ring: Myth and Music, Leitmotifs

IV Rhinegold, Walküre, Siegfried, Götterdämmerung

V Tristan, Mastersingers

VI Parsifal

VII Wagnerism: Germany, France, Finland; semiotics: ’zemic’ analysis – Cosima’s Tagebücher

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