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The November 2019 issue (vol.13, no.3) has been published and contains the following feature articles:

‘Knappertsbusch in Bayreuth’ by Hans Rudolf Vaget

‘In Wagner’s Eyes: Casting Light on a Disputed Portrait‘ by Michael Trimble, Dale C. Hesdorffer, Robert Letellier and Gordon Plant

’Ernest Newman in ‘’Naziland‘’: In Search of Otto Strobel‘ by David Cormack

• ‘Report on the Production of Tannhäuser in Paris’ by Richard Wagner (translated by Niall Hoskin)

plus reviews of: Tannhäuser at the Bayreuth Festival, Das Rheingold at Longborough and Grimeborn, Die Meistersinger by Fulham Opera, Die Walküre in Kassel, Götterdämmerung in Würzburg and Lohengrin in Nuremberg; the Bernstein Tristan und Isolde (Munich, 1981) on DVD; CDs of the Hallé Siegfried and of Lise Davidsen in Wagner and Strauss

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Hans Knappertsbusch with the high-ranking Austrian SS officer Otto von Wächter, 1939

Lise Davidsen in the new Bayreuth Tannhäuser

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Bust of Wagner by Arno Breker, in the gardens of the Bayreuth Festspielhaus, clearly showing the composer’s strabismus or squint

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Tannhäuser (Stephen Gould) in clown’sFreia (Marie Arnet) confronts Fasolt
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