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  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (1 video file (approximately 89 min.)) : sound, color
  • Publisher: [United States] : First Run Features : 2012.

Content descriptions

Restrictions on Access Note:
Digital content provided by hoopla.
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Directed by Patrick Mcgrady.
Participant or Performer Note:
Host, Stephen Fry.
Summary, etc.:
Can we (and should we) salvage Richard Wagner's spectacular music from its embrace by Adolf Hitler? In Wagner & Me, English actor and raconteur Stephen Fry attempts to answer this question while exploring his own passion for history's most controversial composer. With the witty and charming Fry as our guide, this surprising film is a provocative yet enjoyable look at Wagner's life - and his 'stained' legacy
Target Audience Note:
Not rated.
System Details Note:
Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Subject: Music and antisemitism > Germany.
National socialism and music.
Music > Moral and ethical aspects.
Opera > Production and direction.
Music > Germany > 19th century > History and criticism.
Antisemitism > Germany > History.

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