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Mendelssohn, Goethe, and the Walpurgis Night

The Heathen Muse in European Culture, 1700-1850 (Eastman Studies in Music) (Eastman Studies in Music)

by John Michael Cooper

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Published by University of Rochester Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Classical music (c 1750 to c 1830),
  • Folklore,
  • Social history,
  • Music,
  • Music/Songbooks,
  • Europe,
  • European - German,
  • General,
  • History & Criticism - General,
  • History / Europe,
  • Literary Criticism & Collections / German,
  • Literature: History & Criticism,
  • 1749-1832,
  • 1809-1847,
  • Erste Walpurgisnacht,
  • Faust,
  • Goethe, Johann Wolfgang von,,
  • Mendelssohn-Bartholdy, Felix,,
  • Other (Philosophy)

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages284
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8779880M
    ISBN 101580462529
    ISBN 109781580462525

      Mendelssohn Die erste Walpurgisnacht op Francesco d'Avalos - Philharmonia Orchestra and Chorus. , contralto - , tenore - ls Moore, baritono. THE FIRST WALPURGIS-NIGHT. A DRUID. SWEET smiles the May! The forest gay. From frost and ice is freed; [This fine poem is introduced in the second Book of Wilhelm Meister.] “WHAT tuneful strains salute mine ear Without the Poem THE FIRST WALPURGIS-NIGHT - Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe/5(2).

    Summary and Analysis Part 1: Walpurgis Night's Dream or the Golden Wedding of Oberon and Titania — A Lyrical Intermezzo Summary The play which Faust and Mephistopheles attend has no connection with the rest of the g: Mendelssohn. Walpurgis Night (): No other scene in Goethe's Faust places such difficult demands on the reader for understanding its place and significance in the drama The essential meaning which Goethe wished to convey resides in the "Walpurgis Night" revels themselves, quite apart from any necessary association with Faust and his pact with Mephistopheles.

    Mendelssohn: The First Walpurgis Night Description Goethe’s dramatic ballad Die erste Walpurgisnacht inspired Mendelssohn to compose a magnificent and vivid portrayal of the conflict between an old pagan community and the new aspirations of Christianization, between belief and superstition and the witches’ sabbath, steeped in legend. »» Mendelssohn composed “Die erste Walpurgisnacht,” a cantata for choir and orchestra, based on Goethe’s ballad of the same name (“The First Walpurgis Night,” ). Goethe’s ballad tells a story of trying to practice pagan rituals in the Harz mountains in the face of new and dominating Christian forces.


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Its point of departure is the Walpurgis Night. The Night, also known as Beltane or May Eve, was supposedly an annual witches' Sabbath that centered around the Brocken, the highest peak of the Harz Mountains. "Mendelssohn, Goethe, and the Walpurgis Night is a book about tolerance and acceptance in the face of cultural, political, and religious strife.

Its point of departure is the Walpurgis Night. The Night, also known as Beltane or May Eve, was a legendary annual witches' Sabbath that allegedly centered on the Brocken, the highest peak of the Harz Mountains.". “Walpurgis Night” is a complicated scene for modern readers because it works on several different levels, one of which must be understood in the cultural and intellectual context of Goethe.

Goethe’s dramatic ballad The First Walpurgis Night inspired Mendelssohn to write a magnificent and vivid portrayal of the conflict between an old heathen community and the new aspirations of Christianization, between belief and superstition on both sides.

In Mendelssohn had his ballad premiered, but he decided to make far-reaching revisions before. Get this from a library. Mendelssohn, Goethe, and the Walpurgis night: the heathen muse in European culture, [John Michael Cooper]. Summary.

It has been nearly a year since Valentine's death and Faust has again abandoned Gretchen. Now it is Walpurgis Night (April 30th), the time of the annual gathering of witches and spirits at the top of the Brocken in the Harz Mountains (located in Missing: Mendelssohn.

The earliest of Goethe¿s literary treatments is the one that most overtly sympathizes with the participants of the Walpurgis Night revelries, but it is also the one that became the basis of a complex cantata by Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy (¿47), a devoutly Lutheran composer of Jewish descent and grandson of the Enlightenment¿s most influential philosophical advocate for the assimilation of Europe¿s Jewish and Christian citizenry.

Walpurgis Night (/ v æ l ˈ p ʊər ɡ ɪ s, v ɑː l-,-ˈ p ɜːr-/), an abbreviation of Saint Walpurgis Night (from the German Sankt Walpurgisnacht [saŋkt valˈpʊʁɡɪsˌnaxt]), also known as Saint Walpurga's Eve (alternatively spelled Saint Walburga's Eve), is the eve of the Christian feast day of Saint Walpurga, an 8th-century abbess in Francia, and is celebrated on the night of 30 Celebrations: Bonfires, dancing.

The Walpurgis Night Felix Mendelssohn () It was during his travels in Italy in that Mendelssohn composed the music to Goethe’s poem, "The First Walpurgis Night." The cantata was first publicly performed in Leipzig, February 2, The subject is a very simple one. The witches of the Northern mythology were supposed to hold their.

Felix Mendelssohn, as painted by his brother-in-law Wilhelm Hensel The great poet and polymath Johann Wolfgang von Goethe would famously include an orgiastic Walpurgis Night in Part I of Faust, but he was also intrigued by these revisionist theories.

50+ videos Play all Mix - Mendelssohn: Die erste Walpurgisnacht ∙ hr-Sinfonieorchester ∙ Andrés Orozco-Estrada YouTube Mozart Requiem Sir Colin Davis (multisubs) - Duration: Music.

Walpurgis Night is the eve of the feast day of Saint Walpurgis, a saint of the Roman Catholic Church. Walpurgis Night falls on April 30th and is a traditional holiday celebrated in northern Europe and Scandinavia.

It may surprise you to know this festival has nothing to do with the saint, instead, it is a spring celebration with striking Author: Dhwty. Goethe Vertonungen (Goethe Settings) = MENDELSSOHN: Overture in D, “Calm Sea and Prosperous Voyage”, Op.

27; The First Walpurgis Night, Op. 80; BRAHMS: Alto Rhapsody, Op. 53; SCHUMANN: Requiem for Mignon, Op. 98b – Barbara Holzl, alto/ Christian Elsner, tenor/ Detief Roth, bass/Freiburger Bach Choir/ SWR Symphony Orchestra Baden.

by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe ( - ), "Die erste Walpurgisnacht", written   [author's text checked 1 time against a primary source] Musical settings (art songs, Lieder, mélodies, (etc.), choral pieces, and other vocal works set to this text), listed by composer (not necessarily exhaustive).

Goethe’s Faust – Walpurgis Night while Gretchen suffers. Goethe’s Faust – Walpurgis Night while Gretchen suffers. “Walpurgis Night represents the powers of ennui and indifference in full flight, a restless activity of petty sins, a superficiality and cynicism concerning human affairs that is amusing but corrosive.During the summer ofGoethe wrote his ballad “Die erste Walpurgisnacht” and asked his friend Carl Friedrich Zelter to set the work to music.

Zelter however, felt unable to do this, and so Goethe’s wish was only realised thirty years later by Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy.About. Goethe’s dramatic ballad The First Walpurgis Night inspired Mendelssohn to write a magnificent and vivid portrayal of the conflict between an old heathen community and the new aspirations of Christianization, between belief and superstition on both sides.