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Tristan and Isolda Opera in Three Acts
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Kindle Edition, 46 pages
Published July 8th 2005 by Public Domain Books
(first published January 1st 1958)
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"Tristan and Isolda Opera in Three Acts" is an English translation of the Richard Wagner libretto for his opera "Tristan and Isolde" which was written between 1857 and 1859. The story is not terribly complex. The hero-knight Tristan falls in love with the Irish princess Isolde while bringing her to be bride to his uncle, King Mark. Isolde wishes Tristan dead for various reasons and instructs her attendant, Brangaena to kill him with poison, who exchanges the draught for a love potion, which both ...more
Wilhelm Richard Wagner was a German composer, conductor, theatre director and essayist, primarily known for his operas (or "music dramas", as they were later called). Unlike most other great opera composers, Wagner wrote both the scenario and libretto for his works.More about Richard Wagner...