Course Outline

This course was previously offered by the Metropolitan Opera Guild. It is now available only through Triangle Wagner Society. If you took it in the past, consider refreshing your knowledge by taking it again!

Wagner’s Music Dramas: Revolution or Evolution?

Building on the information in Victoria Bond’s course on Wagner’s Ring Cycle, this four-part course applies the same deep understanding and analysis to Wagner’s other operas.

  • Section 1 – Introduction: Harmonic Toolbox for These Operas (20 min)
  • Section 2 – Videos and Course Material
    • Part 1 – Wagner’s Early Operas (Die Feen, Rienzi, Der fliegende Holländer) (1 hr)
    • Part 2 – Wagner’s Middle Operas (Tannhäuser, Lohengrin) (45 min)
    • Part 3 – Wagner’s Late Operas (Tristan und Isolde, Die Meistersinger von Nürenberg, Parsifal) (57 min)


Handouts for the course are available after you make your purchase.


After you purchase the course, you can access the different sections one at a time or all at once for six months.


View instructions to purchase the course.

Wagner’s Music Dramas: Evolution or Revolution

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