The Magic Flute Unveiled
Esoteric Symbolism in Mozart's Masonic Opera : An Interpretation of the Libretto and the Music
ISBN10: 089281358X ISBN13: 9780892813582 Publisher: Inner Traditions Published: Jan 1 1992 Weight: 1.10lbs. Height: 8.50" Width: 5.50" Depth: 1.50" Language: English
Chailley, a professor of music history at the Sorbonne, reveals the coherence of the opera and the hidden significance of its characters and situations. The author relates each of these elements to the esoteric tradition from which they emanate and to Mozart's own involvement with the Masonic brotherhood.