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View Diary: Thursday Classical Music OPUS 20: Wagner's Tristan und Isolde (47 comments)

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  •  That whole wikipedia blurb is weird. (3+ / 0-)

    I think he's basically making a claim of bitonality, with A minor and E minor acting as simultaneous tonic keys: and the Tristan chord pulls us toward that double-tonic.

    Allegedly.

    Saint, n. A dead sinner revised and edited. - Ambrose Bierce

    by pico on Thu Nov 11, 2010 at 06:44:56 PM PST

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