Richard Wagner

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Wagner was a revolutionary, influential figure in Western music, expanding harmonic language with extensive chromaticism and a seamless symphonic flow in his operas.
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Composition Highlights

Title Year Avg. Duration Genre
Der fliegende Holländer (The Flying Dutchman), opera, WWV 63 1841 Opera
Die Götterdämmerung (Twilight of the Gods), opera, WWV 86d 1869 Opera
Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg, opera, WWV 96 1862 Opera
Tannhäuser, opera, WWV 70 1843 Opera
Lohengrin, opera, WWV 75 1848 Opera
Tristan und Isolde, opera, WWV 90 1857 Opera
Parsifal, opera, WWV 111 1878 Opera
Siegfried, opera, WWV 86c 1856 Opera
Die Walküre (The Valkyrie), opera, WWV 86b 1854 Opera
Das Rheingold (The Rhine Gold), opera, WWV 86a 1853 Opera
Rienzi, der Letzte der Tribunen, opera, WWV 49 1838 Opera
Siegfried Idyll, for small orchestra in E major, WWV 103 1870 Orchestral
Wesendonk Lieder, songs (5) for voice & piano (or orchestra), WWV 91 1857 Vocal Music
A Faust Overture, for orchestra in D minor, WWV 59 1840 Orchestral
Prelude to Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg, for orchestra 1862 Orchestral
Overture to Der fliegende Holländer (The Flying Dutchman), for orchestra 1841 Orchestral
Der Ring des Nibelungen, opera tetralogy 1853 Opera
Träume ("Sag, welch wunderbare Träume"), song for voice & piano (or orchestra) (Wesendonk Lieder), WWV 91/5 1857 Vocal Music
Der Engel ("In der Kinkheit frühen Tagen"), song for voice & piano (or orchestra) (Wesendonk Lieder), WWV 91/1 1857 Vocal Music
Träume (Dreams) for violin & small orchestra in A flat major (from Wesendonck Lieder No. 5), WWV 91b 1857 Orchestral
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