Träume: Richard Wagner's Fünf Gedichte von Mathilde Wesendonk

Selected Bibliography

Aberbach, Alan David, The Ideas of Richard Wagner: An Examination and Analysis
      of his Major Aesthetic, Political, Economic, Social, and Religious Thoughts,      Revised Edition, University Press of America, Lanham, MD, 1988.

Amerongen, Martin van, translated by Stewart Spencer and Dominic Cakebread,
      Wagner a Case History, George Braziller, Inc., New York, NY, 1983.

John N. Burk, ed., Letters of Richard Wagner the Burrell Collection, The Macmillan
      Company, New York, 1950.

Elbert Lenrow (translator and Editor), The Letters of Richard Wagner to Anton
      Pusinelli, Vienna House, New York, 1972.

Gestaltung: H.S. Sanders, Bestell - Nummer 158 (with editorial notes about the songs
      by Heinz Krause-Graumnitz).

Gutman, Robert W., Richard Wagner: The Man, His Mind, and His Music, Time
      Incorporated, New York, 1972.

Wagner, Richard, Fünf Gedichte Für Eine Frauenstimme (Wesendonk-Lieder), Veb
      Deutscher Verlag Für Musik, Leipzig, Germany, 1962.

Wagner, Richard, My Life, [authorized translation], Tudor Publishing Company, New
      York, MXMXXXVI [1936].

Wagner, Richard, Sämtliche Werke, Band 17, Klavierlieder, herausgegeben von Egon
      Voss, B. Schott's Söhne, Mainz, Germany, 1976.

Dr. Jon Robert Cart

Dr. John Robert Cary      Praised for his "thrilling squillo" and "exciting abandon in the Mario del Monaco mold," tenor Jon Robert Cart has sung with the Baltimore Opera, the Harrisburg Opera, Opera Roanoke, Wolf Trap Opera, the Amalfi Coast Festival and the Shaker Mountain Music Festival. With a repertoire ranging from the Baroque opera to the music of Richard Wagner, his primary roles include Siegmund (Die Walküre), Radames (Aïda), Cavaradossi (Tosca), Don José (Carmen), Riccardo (Un Ballo in Maschera), Pinkerton (Madama Butterfly) and Turiddu (Cavalleria Rusticana).

      On the concert stage, Robert has performed as soloist at Carnegie Hall, Alice Tully Hall, the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion, the Mexican Cultural Institute the, Philip's Collection and the White House. He has appeared in concert with such orchestras as the Indianapolis Symphony, the Baltimore Symphony, the Albany Symphony, and the Washington Metropolitan Philharmonic, working with eminent conductors, including Bernstein and Leppard.

      Dr. Cart's discography, found on the Centaur label, includes Serenata Mexicana (released 2006) and Träume: the Songs of Wagner and Strauss (to be released).

      Currently, Dr. Cart is Associate Professor of Music and Associate Dean of the College of Fine and Performing Arts at Rowan University. He has attended the esteemed Britten-Pears School for Advanced Musical Studies in Aldeburgh, England, and holds a D.M.A. from the University of Maryland, an M.M. from Indiana University, and a B.M. from DePauw University. He previously served as Associate Professor of Music and Chair of the Department of Music and Theatre Arts at Shippensburg University in Pennsylvania.

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