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I love Italian opera--it's so reckless. Damn Wagner, and his bellowings at Fate and death. Damn Debussy, and his averted face. I l ...
Well then! Wagner was a revolutionary--he fled the Germans.... As an artist one has no home in Europe outside Paris: the délicate ...
The jazz musician is denied the dignity accorded the composer because not everything he composes is first written down, or, necess ...
I have witnessed, and greatly enjoyed, the first act of everything which Wagner created, but the effect on me has always been so p ...
The world there was the flat world of the ancients; to the east, a cornfield that stretched to daybreak; to the west, a corral tha ...
The ideas of economists and political philosophers, both when they are right and when they are wrong, are more powerful than is co ...
Wagner's art is the most sensational self-portrayal and self- critique of German nature that it is possible to conceive.
It is a pregnant complex, gleaming up from the unconscious, of mother-fixation, sexual desire, and fear.
What was it that drove these thousands into the arms of his art--what but the blissfully sensuous, searing, sense-consuming, intox ...
He was all for catharsis and purification, he dreamed of an aesthetic consecration that should cleanse society of luxury, the gree ...
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