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The Composer Chronicles

73 EpisodesProduced by Alexandrian MediaWebsite

Stephen Trygar recounts the stories of composers past and present through the music they write. Historical episodes focus on a particular work by the featured composer and examines their life during the time the piece was written and performed. Additionally, living composers, musicians, industry pro… read more

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Ep. 6: Quest of a Lifetime - Wagner and Parsifal

Wagner's final opera took him nearly 25 years to compose, but in the end it was completely worth the wait. It quickly became one of the most sought after operas to perform, but Wagner, his estate, and the authorities of his opera house, the Bayreuth Festspielhaus, had different plans for it.

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Music for this episode:
Big World for a Minnow by Trevor Kowalski: https://open.spotify.com/track/7b92Ape2dXgpN3t4DVKPNN?si=BXra155NQ9qfEquIYCkjVw
Nocturnal Acquaintance by Howard Harper-Barnes: https://open.spotify.com/track/78scjkonT2s1ublJKnY1y0?si=CqC-_wcCRfmb1PJipHfUyg
One Last Time by Jonathan Mollberg: https://open.spotify.com/track/7ypVFGf2e16mtBRkpUe0lJ?si=PFTm9HcxQ3uJVOBJdyKVww
Changing Outlook by Trevor Kowalski: https://open.spotify.com/track/5ue8ogOGWBVn8ea8AwuMVf?si=_nr4NErnTm-p4z4oIJzVvw
Forever to Run by Howard Harper-Barnes: https://open.spotify.com/track/5bXiznq24KknqkJuWxvPUO?si=By0Feq-rSD2zK7hkZkR-bA
Daydream in Silver by Trevor Kowalski: https://open.spotify.com/track/3YJ1eWImuJhcpDUEIatzy3?si=UMLCKrdZRkS6EFkj_40KGA
Firefly Trail by Trevor Kowalski: https://open.spotify.com/track/4SUPWzR8WY6i83Gtv8pUZG?si=v2W2XrwOSZeJdKFVKCoy-g

Sources for this episode:
My Life - Volume 1 by Richard Wagner: https://www.amazon.com/My-Life-1-Richard-Wagner-ebook/dp/B008471E6U/ref=sr_1_2?dchild=1&keywords=Wagner+My+Life&qid=1594244063&sr=8-2
My Life - Volume 2 by Richard Wagner: https://www.amazon.com/Richard-Wagner-ebook/dp/B004TOSQYU/ref=sr_1_3?dchild=1&keywords=Wagner+My+Life&qid=1594244134&sr=8-3

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