By Burton D. Fisher
Wagner's TRISTAN AND ISOLDE, that includes tale Synopsis,Principal Characters, tale Narrative with song spotlight Examples, and a finished and insightful research and remark.
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Thus, the Ring’s power conflicts were incontrovertible elements in the world’s evolution, but he was now convinced more than ever that their cause was specifically humanity’s blind exercise of Will. Armed with Schopenhauer’s preaching, Wagner found it necessary to revise his original conception for the conclusion of the Ring, and decided that it was necessary to destroy Wotan and the Gods in the final moments of Twilight of the Gods, instead of a victorious Siegfried ascending to Valhalla. Wagner commented about the fall of the Gods: “The necessity for the downfall of the Gods springs from our innermost feelings, as it does from the innermost feelings of Wotan.
But Schopenhauer added intellectual profundity to Wagner’s vision, and armed with his new philosophy, the composer became more convinced than ever that his music dramas would become a consecrated art form, and more importantly, a transcendent musical experience. In 1854, while Wagner was composing the music to the second act of The Valkyrie, he was deeply engrossed in Wotan’s torment, an agony that was caused by the frustration of the Godhead’s Will. Simultaneously, Wagner became immersed in the spell of Schopenhauer’s philosophy, the idea that all human anxiety and conflict derived from self-imposed desires, or Will.
In The World as Will and Idea (1818), Schopenhauer pitted Eastern mystical conceptions of wisdom against the Enlightenment’s faith in reason, science, and civilization. Although his book remained unread for some 40 years, Europe’s disillusionment after the 1848 Revolutions brought him a new and enthusiastic audience. Schopenhauer directed his radical views about the renunciation of human Will to both Enlightenment and Christian ideology. In his conception, the Enlightenment had created a false optimism through its empty faith in reason and progress.
Tristan and Isolde (Opera Journeys Mini Guide) by Burton D. Fisher