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The Nibelung"s Ring

A Guide to Wagner"s Der Ring des Nibelungen
  • 328 Pages
  • 0.89 MB
  • English
Wakefield Press
Composers & musicians, Opera, Romantic music (c 1830 to c 1900), Music/Songbooks, Music, Genres & Styles - Opera, Music /
The Physical Object
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8633210M
ISBN 10186254624X
ISBN 139781862546240

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See all 2 formats and editions Hide other formats /5(15). Richard Wagner's vast Der Ring des Nibelungen cycle comprises four full-length operas (Das Rheingold, Die Walkure, Siegfried and Gotterdammerung) and is arguably the most extraordinary achievement in the history of own libretto to the operas, translated by Andrew Porter, is an intricate system of metric patterns, imaginative metaphors and alliteration,/5.

"Wagner's Der Ring des Nibelungen is one of the most influential theatrical works ever written. It is a powerful music-drama on a grand scale, a full appreciation of which depends on an understand-ing of exactly what is being sung.

Wagner's German was deliber-ately archaic and romantic; until recently, there has been no singing translation which transmits with genuine 5/5(1). Der Ring des Nibelungen, or the Ring cycle, is an unsurpassed exaltation of German heritage and mythology.

In places, Wagner tells the story with the orchestra, using leitmotifs—fragments of melody that convey emotions and themes as they recur in varying contexts. It is even possible for the orchestra to convey ideas that are hidden from the.

Book I First Adventure: Concerning The Nibelungs In old tales they tell us many wonders of heroes and of high courage, of glad feasting, of wine and of mourning; and herein ye shall read of the marvellous deeds and of the strife of brave men.

There grew up in Burgundy a noble maiden, in no land was a fairer. Kriemhild was her Size: KB. Synopsis of Wagner's Der Ring des Nibelungen Das Rheingold Scene i (at the bottom of the Rhine): The Nibelung, Alberich, steals the gold guarded by the Rhinemaidens, with the intention of fashioning a ring which will give him limitless power.

Nibelungenlied, (German: “Song of the Nibelungs”) Middle High German epic poem written about by an unknown Austrian from the Danube region. It is preserved in three main 13th-century manuscripts, A (now in Munich), B (St.

Gall), and C (Donaueschingen); modern scholarship regards B as the most. The four operas of Richard Wagner's epic opera cycle, the Ring, are among the greatest and most influential works in the genre. While their music has been the subject of lengthy discussion and analysis, there has hitherto been little scrutiny of their libretti, which Wagner wrote himself based on the German Nibelung sagas.

This book reveals the resurgence of interest in saga. The Ring Cycle (at Southbank Centre June - July ) is made up of four fantastical operas that together tell the story of Wagner’s epic music drama.

Here's an animated introduction to the. In The Hobbit is forecast to arrive on the big screen. If you miss tonight’s “Das Rheingold,” you can guarantee your seats to next season’s complete “Ring of the Nibelungs” performances by subscribing to the Met’s season.

When the magic of the rings envelops you, give a thought to an Icelander from long ago.

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Scanned in China. Uploaded by Lotu Tii on December 2, SIMILAR ITEMS (based on metadata) Pages: First off, I'm not the biggest fan of the way Wagner has handled the mythology he used in his four opera Ring cycle. I have read the Saga of the Volsungs, the Eddas and the Song of the Nibelungs, and I don't agree with the writers of the preface that Wagner was the great "Homer" that gave us some sort of definitive version of these stories/5.

I have the Wagner - Der Ring des Nibelungen / Levine, Metropolitan Opera (Complete Ring Cycle) and enjoy watching it periodically. However the after covering the book a couple of times I can enjoy the film without always stopping to read subtitles. I understand some German but am still translating instead of thinking/5(47).

Odin 4. Odin is the leader of the Norse gods and father of Thor, Balder, Tyr, Vidar, Vali, Bragi, Heimdall and Hod. He is married to Frigga, the Viking goddess of beauty, love, and marriage. Ring Of The Nibelungs Ring of the Nibelungs is a fantasy film and mini-series based on the Norse mythology story titled: "the Volsunga Saga" and the German epic poem Nibelungenlied, which tells.

Directed by Uli Edel. With Benno Fürmann, Kristanna Loken, Alicia Witt, Julian Sands. The legend of Siegfried and Brunhild, loosely based on characters from the Norse sagas and the pre-Christian Germanic heroic motifs outlined in the Nibelungensaga/10(K).

Book One: The Rhinegold. Richard Wagner's four-opera cycle 'The Ring of the Nibelung' is a classic in the world of opera. Now it becomes a classic in the world of comics in THE RING, an epic story of life, death, love and betrayal.

Der Ring des Nibelungen ("The Ring of the Nibelung") is a cycle of four operas by Richard Wagner (hence the alternative term, the "Ring Cycle," which is sometimes applied to the cycle premiered at the Wagner Festival Theater in Bayreuth, August 14thth,though the first two sections of the work had already appeared at the Munich Court Opera in and.

Ring of the Nibelungs, Movie. likes 1 talking about this. The young blacksmith Siegfried, who, not knowing that he is heir to a conquered kingdom, Followers: As for Wagner, he disliked him and rejected any conexion between his Ring and that of the operas.

The Swedish translator of LotR had written for the book edition that "the Ring is in a certain way 'der Nibelungen Ring".

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Addressing this, Tolkien said (in letter ): Both rings were round, and there the resemblance ceases. It was contended on many sides that a book like "The Ring of the Nibelung" could not be set to music. Certainly it could not be after fashion of an ordinary opera. Perhaps people were so accustomed to the books of nonsense which figured as opera librettos that they thought "The Ring of the Nibelung" was so great a work that its action and.

The Song of the Nibelungs is a German epic from the knight era and it is based on German history. It was even named the German Iliad and the cause of that is that the song contains myths and history. It was discovered by J.H. Obereit in in the castle Hohenems where he found some scriptures.

A retelling of the Ring of the Nibelung following Wagner's version. Dark beige cloth w/black stamping in v.g. cond., d/w w/color illus. on front shows some wear & is chipped at the head of the spine, spine darkened, overall good cond. tho. Seller Inventory # Nibelung (nē′bə-lo͝ong′) n. Mythology 1.

Any of a race of subterranean dwarfs whose hoard of riches and magic ring were taken from them by Siegfried. A follower of Siegfried.

One of the Burgundian kings in the Nibelungenlied. [German, from Middle High German Nibelunc, from Old High German Nibulunc, Nibilung.] Nibelung (ˈniːbəˌlʊŋ.

Book Summary. The Nibelungs are demonic dwarfs and their king Nibelung owns a great treasure. A Burgundy trial was named to be the Nibelungs because they stole the treasure, to be more exact Siegfried stole it. Firstly the epic was made out of two unlinked stories. The first one was based on the death of Siegfried and it was mythical.

The Nibelung's ring, English words to Richard Wagner's Der ring des Nibelungen, in the alliterative verse of the original by Wagner.

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The fuss over the legendary Rhinegold will prove that gold, and the power inherent in it, are the bearers of doom. The precious metal exerts an irresistible pull, a glamour that is also the curse that will be the downfall of humankind.

That is the crucial message the drama of the ring of the Nibelung : Internet-Buchverlag. Giants plot against gods, who in turn tear human lovers apart, while the lives of great warriors are ruined, and murder after murder is committed in the name of love and gold.

Collects The Ring of the Nibelung Volumes 1 and 2. * Includes behind-the-scenes production art, notes by the artist, and scans of original art. Enjoying Wagner’s Ring of the Nibelung, by Spreight Jenkins, HighBridge Audio, A ‑hour guided tour of the Ring, on audiocassette.

Helps you recognize the many “motifs” (themes) that the music is famously built on. These include the invisibility ring used for evil purposes in Plato’s Republic, the invisibility ring in Chrétien de Troyes’ medieval Arthurian romance “The Knight of the Lion,” and various magical rings that grant protection or invulnerability in several medieval romances (for example, the rings in Sir Perceval of Galles, Sir Eglamour.This is the second spring in a row that the Metropolitan Opera has mounted three cycles of Wagner's Der Ring des Nibelungen (the "Nibelungen" in the title is not a plural and does not refer to the tribe of Nibelungs but to one Nibelung, Alberich, who steals the gold in the first scene of the first work in the gigantic tetralogy).Ring of the Nibelung: Book 4 Comic books for sale online.DC Marvel & other comic books for sale.

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