The Lighter Side of Wagner

About this playlist

Despite the image he holds today, Wagner isn't just about big, epic stories and heady philosophical ideas. Among his output are a surprising amount of lighter, stand-alone curiosities – many of which sound quite different to the grand, dramatic music he's famous for. Here are a few highlights – from early symphonies and piano sonatas to lieder, overtures and even marches.

Tracklist

Curated by

Guy Jones

Head of Curation

About this playlist

Despite the image he holds today, Wagner isn't just about big, epic stories and heady philosophical ideas. Among his output are a surprising amount of lighter, stand-alone curiosities – many of which sound quite different to the grand, dramatic music he's famous for. Here are a few highlights – from early symphonies and piano sonatas to lieder, overtures and even marches.

Curated by

Guy Jones

Head of Curation

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