Wagner's Ring of the Nibelung : a companion : the full German text / with a new translation by Stewart Spencer and commentaries by Barry Millington ... [et al.].

Author
Wagner, Richard, 1813-1883 [Browse]
Uniform title
Format
Book
Language
  • English
  • German
Published/​Created
New York : Thames and Hudson, 1993.
Description
383 p., [8] p. of plates : ill. ; 24 cm.

Details

Subject(s)
Related name
Library of Congress genre
Librettos [Browse]
Notes
Parallel German and English text.
Bibliographic references
  • Includes bibliographical references (p. 376-381)
  • Discography: p. 382-383.
Contents
'Or strike at me now as I strangle thy knee' : a note on the text and translation / Stewart Spencer -- Wagner's revolutionary musical reforms / Barry Millington -- Thematic guide -- 'What shall we do for a ring?' / Barry Millington -- In pursuit of the purely human : the 'Ring' and its medieval sources / Elizabeth Magee -- Epiphany and apocalypse in the 'Ring' / Roger Hollinrake -- 'The world belongs to Alberich!' : Wagner's changing attitude towards the 'Ring' / Warren Darcy -- The ring of the Nibelung / translated by Stewart Spencer.
ISBN
0500015678 :
LCCN
93060196 /MN
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