Tristan und Isolde

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Tristan und Isolde. Mus. drama (Handlung, action) in 3 acts by Wagner to his own lib., based on G. von Strassburg's Tristan, c.1210, and ultimately on Arthurian legend. Comp. 1857–9. Prod. Munich 1865, London 1882, NY Met 1886. The Prelude to Act I and Isolde's Liebestod (Love Death) are often perf. as concert item.

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