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R3Arts: Night Waves - Wagner & Nietzsche 18 Oct 12

October 18th, 2012

Episode 211 of 1341 episodes

The friendship that developed between Wagner and Nietzsche is documented in a vast collection of letters and writings, reflecting one of the most resonant cultural and philosophical scenes of 19th century Europe. In a special edition Anne McElvoy with Nick Seddon, John Deathridge and Michael Tanner map this intellectual development which informed Wagner's work. With readings by Andrew Fallaize.

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