Goethe's Faust and Nineteenth-Century Music: Essays and an Exhibition.

West, Jane.


  • Abstract: This thesis presents an overview of five nineteenth-century musical compositions that are associated in one way or another with Johann Wolfgang von Goethe's Faust. They include Mendelssohn's Die Erste Walpurgisnacht (1842), Berlioz's La Damnation de Faust (1846), Schumann's Szenen aus Goethes Faust (1853), Wagner's Eine Faust Overture (1855), and Liszt's Faust Symphonie (1857). Rare firs... read more
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