Richard Wagner

German Words to Know:

Leitmotif– literally “light theme”. Wagner used to musically distinguish characters in his operas

die Oper– Opera

Festspeilhaus– Wagner's opera house in Bayreuth, Germany. An ampitheatrical auditorium seating almost 2,000. Built to Wagner's specifications, it's remained the same way as to avoid accousitcal interference.

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