The Artwork of the Future
"The Artwork of the Future" (German: Das Kunstwerk der Zukunft) is a long essay written by Richard Wagner, first published in 1849 in Leipzig, in which he sets out some of his ideals on the topics...
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Gettysburg Address
The Gettysburg Address is a speech by U.S. President Abraham Lincoln, one of the best-known in American history. It was delivered by Lincoln during the American Civil War, on the afternoon of Thursday...
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Abraham Lincoln's Peoria speech
Abraham Lincoln's Peoria speech was made in Peoria, Illinois on October 16, 1854. The speech, with its specific arguments against slavery, was an important step in Abraham Lincoln's political ascensi...
Abraham Lincoln's Farewell Address
Lincoln's Farewell Address was a speech made by president-electAbraham Lincoln in Springfield, Illinois on February 11, 1861on his way to his inauguration in Washington, D.C. Several thousand citizens...
Das Judenthum in der Musik
"Das Judenthum in der Musik" (German for "Jewishness in Music", but normally translated Judaism in Music; spelled after its first publications, according to modern German spelling practice, as ‘Judent...
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Opera and Drama
"Opera and Drama" (German: Oper und Drama) is a book-length essay written by Richard Wagner in 1851 setting out his ideas on the ideal characteristics of opera as an art form. It belongs with othe...
Essay on the fingering of the violoncello and on the conduct of the bow
"Essai sur le doigté du violoncelle et sur la conduite de l'archet" ("Essay on the fingering of the violoncello and on the conduct of the bow") is a seminal work of cello technique, by the French cell...