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By Burton D. Fisher

An entire advisor to Richard Wagner's The Flying Dutchman inclusive of the tale SYNOPSIS, central CHARACTERS within the opera, tale NARRATIVE with ONE-BAR song spotlight EXAMPLES, and an ESSAY offering history in regards to the opera and its composer, research, and insightful observation.

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2, 66–110. See the Compilatio Asssiensis, in Fontes Franciscani, 1471–1690; and in Marino Bigaroni’s edition, Compilatio Assisiensis dagli Scritti di fra Leone e Compagni su S. Francesco d’Assisi dal Ms. 1046 di Perugia, II edizione integrale riveduta e corretta con versione italiana a fronte e varianti (Assisi: Edizioni Porziuncola, 1992). Hereafter CA. Bigaroni’s edition will be adequate for the purposes of this study. It is translated as The Assisi Compilation, in Francis of Assisi: Early Documents, vol.

The Analecta Franciscana edition will be adequate for the purposes of this study. It is translated as The Treatise on the Miracles of Saint Francis, in Francis of Assisi: Early Documents, vol. 2, 397–468. See Dalarun, Vers une résolution de la question franciscaine, 136. music and preaching in the life of st. francis23 influence on several important representations of the life of St. 22 At the general chapter of Rome in 1257, the brothers commissioned Bonaventura to compose a new official life of St.

Francis in the Bardi St. Francis Master Dossal (Franciscan church of Santa Croce in Florence; Fig. 3) vividly illustrates the kind of associations artists and patrons were making between music, preaching, and the Roman Church. Panels like this sometimes force the viewer to set aside chronology—to consider the concept of music within a larger framework, and how this might reflect on the mission of St. Francis and his followers. 8 For this reason, it makes sense to examine the theme of music within the hagiographical program as construed by writers and artists before we proceed, in the following chapters, to the interpretations of theologians, scientists, music theorists, and teachers.

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