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The March 2019 issue (vol.13, no.1) has been published and contains the following feature articles:

‘’Accompanied by Solemn Songs‘‘: Wagner’s Ring as it might have been‘ by Arnold Whittall

‘Redeeming Senta‘ by Edward A. Bortnichak and Paula M. Bortnichak

‘Ludwig Revisited‘ by Joseph Horowitz

•‘Being Isolde: the Theory and Practice of Anna Bahr-Mildenburg‘ by Karin Martensen

•‘Legend and Reality in Wagners Creativity‘ by Ulrich Drüner

plus reviews of: the Ring at Covent Garden and various venues in Germany, plus Die Meistersinger in Wiesbaden and Mannheim; Barrie Koskys Bayreuth Meistersinger on DVD; Jaap van Zwedens Naxos Götterdämmerung on CD; a new translation of the Ring by John Deathridge, Oswald Bauer's monumental history of the Bayreuth Festival and three heavyweights of German Wagner scholarship

Final tableau from the Covent Garden Götterdämmerung by Keith Warner, the new generation pressing forward to the front of the stage.


Sentas angelic quality is captured in the 1906 illustration of her and the Flying Dutchman by Hugo L. Braune.

Anna Bahr-Mildenburg as Ortrud in
The Venusberg grotto at Linderhof,Photograph from Oswald Bauer‘s history
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