Wagner's Ring cycle - "The Ring of the Niebelung" - has been described as one of the most enduring of operatic spectacles. This collection has brought together writings on the Ring and includes articles by George Bernard Shaw, Georg Solti and Andrew Porter, excerpts from Wagner's own letters and works and discourses by over 30 other writers. Covered is the tetralogy of the Ring - "Das Rheingold", "Die Walkuere", "Siegfried" and "Goetterdaemmerung" - in essays on Wagner's intention, the theory behind it, its interpretation, artistic backgrounds, historical influences, literary sources, musical architecture, modern stagings, the "Ring" in English and various styles of performance. The book is designed to serve as an introduction to the "Ring" as well as a companion to fans and performers of Wagner's operas.
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Book Description Da Capo Pr, 1991. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # SONG0306804379
Book Description Da Capo Press, 1991. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Never used!. Bookseller Inventory # P110306804379
Book Description Da Capo Pr, 1991. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0306804379
Book Description Da Capo Press, 1991. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # M0306804379
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