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At The Opera, Wagner: Gotterdammerung (The Twilight of the Gods) October 22, 2016

  

Götterdämmerung is the last in Richard Wagner's cycle of four music dramas titled Der Ring des Nibelungen. It received its premiere at the Bayreuth Festspielhaus on August 17, 1876, as part of the first complete performance of the Ring.

The title is a translation into German of the Old Norse phrase Ragnarök, which in Norse mythology refers to a prophesied war among various beings and gods that ultimately results in the burning, immersion in water, and renewal of the world.

Cast:

Siegfried – Wolfgang Windgassen

Brunnhilde – Astrid Varnay

Bayrueth Festival Orchestra

Clemens Krauss – Condcutor

Live 1953

 

Playlist

8:00pm
8:00pm
Wagner: The Ride of the Valkyries BUY from Ultimate Opera [Box Set]; composed by Wagner
London/Decca 4758366
8:06pm
Richard Wagner: Die Gotterdammerung (Twilight of the Gods) Live 1953 BUY ; Clemens Krauss, conductor

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