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Theatrical Thursday

Theatre poster of the week, Der Ring des Nibelungen. From Director Michael Bartlett’s film, House of Last Things.

Lee Moyer

A Ring to keep you thinking: Wagner's Die Walküre, Saffron Opera Group

Usually, a Ring Cycle hits you as a sudden burst of musical and philosophical intensity, its four huge evenings sprawling across one week. In practical terms, your own life ends up on hold for the Ring as a result: real life pauses while the Ring is stolen, forged, wielded, misused, tricked away, traded, hoarded, misunderstood, given as a love token, and finally rescued and returned to Nature. 1,142 more words

Wagner

Siegfried's Funeral March

Siegfried’s Funeral March, Götterdämmerung – Richard Wagner:

Music

Das Rheingold - Vorspiel

Give your ears a free gift for five minutes.

Vorspiel, Das Rheingold – Richard Wagner:

Music

Expecting Someone Taller?

My favourite of the Norse myths is the Saga of the Volsungs, the tale of Odin’s descendants of whom the most famous is Sigurd the Dragon-Slayer. 316 more words

Books

The Ring of the Nibelung 101

Roger stylishly and lucidly outlines the timelessness of The Ring’s significance — especially salient to our troubled current times.

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