Götterdämmerung is the longest of the four operas. It takes about five hours to perform. It consists of a prologue and three acts. Wagner finished composing the opera in the autumn of 1874. It was first performed on August 17, 1876 as part of the complete Ring cycle.
Siegfried - Wolfgang Windgassen
Brunnhilde - Birgit Nilsson
Hagen - Gottlob Frick
Gunther - Deitrich Fischer-Dieskau
Gutrune - Claire Watson
Sir Georg Solti - conductor
The Vienna Philharmonic