The Magic Flute Unveiled (Paperback)

Esoteric Symbolism in Mozart's Masonic Opera

By Jacques Chailley

Inner Traditions, 9780892813582, 368pp.

Publication Date: January 1, 1992

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Description

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.