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magic flute, masonic opera

Jacques Chailley

magic flute, masonic opera

an interpretation of the libretto and the music

by Jacques Chailley

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Published by A. A. Knopf in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus, 1756-1791,
  • Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus, 1756-1791 -- Symbolism

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Jacques Chailley. Translated from the French by Herbert Weinstock.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsML410.M9 C363
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxii, 336, xi p.
    Number of Pages336
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5698979M
    ISBN 100394434528
    LC Control Number70111248

    Synopsis: The Magic Flute Select a language to update the synopsis text. Composer. Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart. Librettist. Emanuel Schikaneder. Sung In. English. Met titles In. English. Find The Metropolitan Opera on Instagram (opens new window) Find The Metropolitan Opera on Instagram (opens new window). (The Magic Flute, Masonic Opera: An Interpretation of the Libretto and the Music, by Jacques Chailley, a composer as well as an eminent professor of music, provides the well-researched material that does justice to both the music and libretto, illuminating the whole opera with his knowledge of the music of the latter part of the 18th century.

    The Magic Flute was an innovative opera form called singspiel (similar to our Broadway musicals) that incorporated both singing and spoken dialogue. The opera combines comedy, farce, romance, fairy tale, Egyptian mythology, and Masonic elements. Jacques Chailley, The Magic Flute Unveiled: Esoteric Symbolism in Mozart’s Masonic Opera, (Inner Traditions, ) paperbound, pages, ISBN Available on the Internet, new and used, from about $ If you really want to deal with the symbolism in the opera, this is the book you need.

      In April , Minnesota Opera presented a two-week run of The Magic Flute at the Ordway Center for the Performing Arts. But what is The Magic Flute all about? A new video from Classical MPR provides a plot summary of the iconic opera. The Magic Flute is a fairy tale, with themes of love and of good versus evil. The opera is divided into two acts. THE MAGIC FLUTE UNVEILED: ESOTERIC SYMBOLISM IN MOZART’S MASONIC OPERA. By Jacques Chailley. Reviewed by Bro. Michael Adam Neulander. In an earlier book review on Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart () and his Masonic music I mentioned that since childhood my father told me that “music soothes the soul of the savage beast.”.


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Magic flute, masonic opera by Jacques Chailley Download PDF EPUB FB2

Opera lovers have long been in the same position when it comes to The Magic Flute. Both Mozart and the opera's librettist, Emanuel Schikaneder, were devoted Freemasons, at a time when the Masonic. The Magic Flute, Masonic Opera: An Interpretation of the Libretto and the Music.

Littlehampton Book Services Ltd, Condition: Fair. This is an ex-library book and may have the usual library/used-book markings book has hardback covers. In fair condition, suitable as a study copy. Mozart's opera The Magic Flute is.

The opera is an intensely detailed, deep, and metaphorical story that is not easily understood. This book goes through all of the parts, This is an incredibly interesting and detailed look at Mozart's great opera, The Magic Flute, from a Masonic perspective.4/5. The Magic Flute, Masonic Opera: An Interpretation of the Libretto and the Music [Chailley, Jacques] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

The Magic Flute, Masonic Opera: An Interpretation of the Libretto and the MusicCited by: 2. (For an example, take a look at the film Amadeus, in which Mozart is commissioned to write the Magic Flute for a more folk-oriented, Vienna lower class who drank beer and played games on stage while watching the opera, in a nearly circus like environment).Discreetly embellished with Masonic symbolism (the three opening bombastic 5/5(5).

I think the original title of this book -- The Magic Flute: Masonic Opera fits it better, but one recognizes that "unveiling" things has long been a way to steer attention one's own way.

Nonetheless, this is a marvelous book/5(8). A book review of Chailley's "The Magic Flute Unveiled" The Magic Flute Unveiled Esoteric Symbolism in Mozart's Masonic Opera Jacques Chailley. Review by Ed King. I'm a person who enjoys most any kind of music.

Playing or listening, I'm comfortable with marches or reggae. There's one exception: opera. But it was Mozart's last opera, The Magic Flute, which is said to offer the most esoteric Masonic symbolism and meaning.

The Magic Flute has been described as “an Enlightenment allegory, veiled in Masonic ritual.” The story, founded on a fable by Wieland, is based upon.

Ouverture - ACT I Zu Hilfe. Zu Hilfe. - Der Vogelfaenger bin ich ja - Dies Bildnis ist bezaubernd schoen - O zittre nicht, mein lieber Sohn. Described as “an Enlightenment allegory, veiled in Masonic ritual,” The Magic Flute was Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart’s final opera.

A prolific composer, Mozart’s portfolio of works included over six hundred pieces of symphonic, chamber, operatic, and choral music. Of all his compositions, The Magic Flute receives a distinctive status due to its critical acclaim and.

The Magic Flute, singspiel in two acts by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, with a German libretto by Austrian actor and theatrical producer Emanuel Schikaneder. The opera, Mozart’s last, premiered at the rustic Theater auf der Wieden near Vienna on Septemnot long before Mozart’s death on.

Mozart and his librettist, Emanuel Schikaneder, created The Magic Flute with an eye toward a popular audience, but the varied tone of the work requires singers who can specialize in several different musical baritone Papageno represents the comic and earthy, the tenor Tamino and the soprano Pamina display true love in its noblest forms, the bass Sarastro.

The Magic Flute' is Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart's final opera, and it contains one of the most well-known arias in music. But what is 'The Magic Flute' all about.

ENO The Magic Flute: production gallery / ENO The Magic Flute: pre-performance talk. Chased by a serpent, Prince Tamino finds himself in an unknown land. He faints and is saved by the Queen of Night’s three Ladies. When Tamino comes to, he is approached by the bird-catcher Papageno.

The Ladies return to give Tamino a portrait of the. Opera lovers have long been in the same position when it comes to The Magic Flute.

Both Mozart and the opera's librettist, Emanuel Schikaneder, were devoted Freemasons. But at the time, the Masonic order was frowned upon by the authorities and mistrusted by the public. Chailley, a professor of music history at the Sorbonne, reveals the coherence of the opera and the hidden significance of its characters and situations.

The author relates each of these elements to the esoteric tradition from which they emanate and. The Magic Flute is a celebrated opera composed in by Wolfgang Amadeus employed a libretto written by his close colleague Emanuel Schikaneder, the director of the Theater auf der Wieden at which the opera premiered in the same year.

(He also played the role of Papageno). Grout and Williams describe the libretto thus: Schikaneder, a kind of literary.

Mozart wrote the Magic Flute in - it was his last opera and a shout out to his free mason brethren with lots of symbols from the free masons. For those without insider masonic knowledge, Mozart's opera, The Magic Flute, relates the age-old tale of the hero's journey: a hero reluctantly answers the call to adventure and leaves the world.

The Magic Flute (German: Die Zauberflöte, K. ) is an opera in two acts with music by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart and a German libretto by Emanuel Schikaneder. It premiered in Vienna on 30 September at Schikaneder's theater, the Freihaus-Theater auf der Wieden.

The story has traditional fairy tale themes and Masonic : Singspiel in 2 acts. The Magic Flute Synopsis ACT ONE Scene One. A young prince named Tamino is being chased by a serpent through a valley. After he falls unconscious, three ladies emerge from a temple and kill the snake. Tamino awakens and assumes the snake was killed by a good-natured bird catcher named Papageno who has just arrived on the scene.

Mozart composed "The Magic Flute" during the last year of his short life, at the instigation of Emanuel Schikaneder, an impresario, theatre poet, as well as actor and singer. In dire financial straits at the time (March, ), Schikaneder appealed to Mozart, who was a Masonic brother of his, asking him to write an opera for which Schikaneder.

There is a book on that subject: "The Magic Flute Unveiled: Esoteric Symbolism in Mozart's Masonic Opera" by Jacques Chailley.

I remember specifically that the opera begins and ends in E-flat major, and E-flat major is the official Masonic key.ISBN: X: OCLC Number: Notes: Translation of: La flûte enchantée. Previously published: The Magic flute, masonic opera.