Department of Music, School of Languages, Cultures, Art History and Music

College of Arts and Law


Code 17940

Level of study Second Year

Credit value 20

Semester 1 and 2

Module description

Wagner is the most important of all Romantic opera composers and his operas and associated dramatic theories had a profound influence reaching far into the twentieth century. The course will give a general overview of Wagner's achievements but focus in more detail on the operas from 'Das Rheingold' to 'Parsifal'.