Certainly nothing in the world is so solemn and impressive and so divinely beautiful as "tannhauser."
Roger knew German and offered to do the French translation of tannhauser.
Queerly enough, he selected a theater where the opera of "tannhauser" was to be performed.
Had tannhauser kept his counsel and married the girl, the opera would have closed at the second act.
tannhauser did not go to a Venusberg, but to a Pleasure City.
After this came the first of his great operas, tannhauser, the story of the struggle of a soul between good and evil.
It is very effective in many operas, as in “The Prophet” and “tannhauser.”
Mrs. Bantam passed out into the kitchen, her voice trailing distantly away like the voices of the Pilgrims in tannhauser.
tannhauser was the next opera, and performed as carefully as Lohengrin.
He also liked to declaim the magnificent recitative of Pilgrimage in the third act of tannhauser.