Monthly Archives: July 2012

New Siegfried Comix — No, Not That Siegfried

Alex Alice has written and illustrated a hardcover comic titled “Siegfried,” recently released in an English language version  While the story notes in certain ways the incidents and characters of Wagner’s drama, “the preferred universe is clearly Northern European, Iceland, etc.” (p. 115)  The first half of the book is a sequential telling of the story […]

Robert Bailey

We note the death of Robert Bailey, scholar, teacher, lecturer and mentor to many.  His studies of Tristan sketches and his critical score of the Prelude and Liebestod are definitive, and his impact on his students enormous.  His teaching positions included Princeton, Yale, Eastman, NYU, Tulane, Berkeley and Juilliard.  His lecture a few years ago at the Wagner […]