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News from the Members

The July 2019 edition of the Wagner Journal is now available
With scholarly articles and reviews of performances and new publications, this is an essential read for Wagnerians
The July 2019 issue (vol.13, no.2) of The Wagner Journal has been published and contains the following feature articles: 

• ‘ ‘’Es klang so alt, und war doch so neu.‘’ Wagner's Greatest Myth: Musical Historicism in Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg‘ 
• ‘ ‘’In ein fernes Land‘’: The Politics of Translation in Wagner‘s Arrangement of Gluck‘s Iphigénie en Aulide‘
• ‘ ‘’Das, was eigentlich Musik‘’: Richard Wagner's reception of Beethoven‘s Piano Sonata No, 28, Op. 101‘ by Roger Allen

plus reviews of: Tannhäuser in Dresden and Amsterdam, Holländer in Dresden, Die Meistersinger, Rienzi and Parsifal in Berlin; a study of Alexander Ritter by Michael Hofmeister, The Trouble with Wagner by Michael P. Steinberg and Staging Verdi and Wagner, ed. Naomi Matsumoto

[Illustrations: Cover to The Wagner Journal; The citizens of Nuremberg riot at the end of Act II of Die Meistersinger in the Berlin Staatsoper production, and Parsifal (Brandon Jovanovich) baptises the extras in Act III of the Deutsche Oper production.]