Wagner on Conducting by Richard Wagner
(Dover Books on Music)

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Wagner initiated the Romantic image of the conductor as a fiery, omniscient dictator of the podium. This work collects his eloquent essays on role of the conductor, musical interpretation, and many other topics. Originally printed in 1887, it remains an exciting and valid resource for the modern reader.

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Richard Wagner has authored several books, focusing on two very different themes: religion and technology. In the religious genre his books include: The Expeditionary Man, The Myth of Happiness, and several "For Dummies" books designed to make faith "easily approachable for postmodern readers". These books include C.S. Lewis & Narnia For Dummies, Christianity For Dummies, and Christian Prayer For Dummies. On the technology front his books include: Adobe AIR For Dummies, XSLT For Dummies, and Building Facebook Applications For Dummies. Wagner also works as Senior Developer for Maark, a strategic and interactive B2B marketing firm in Boston. He also was the inventor/architect of NetObjects ScriptBuilder. Wagner graduated from Taylor University and went to graduate school at American University.
Published March 1, 1989 by Dover Publications. 128 pages
Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, Humor & Entertainment, Education & Reference, Arts & Photography. Non-fiction