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The Ring of the Nibelung


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By Richard Wagner.
GOtterdammerung, Act 3. The final part of Wagner's epic music-drama. The curse of the ring has not yet fully run its course. The old world must be destroyed before the ring is returned to the Rhinemaidens.
To introduce this final act,
Enoch Powell and tenor Robert Tear offer opposing views on Wagner's vision of apocalypse. (soprano) (soprano) (mezzo-soprano) (tenor)(bass) (bass-baritone) (soprano)
Bavarian State Opera Chorus and Orchestra conducted by Wolfgang Sawallisch.
Stage director Nikolaus Lehnhoff BBCtv presentation David Stevens and Donald Sturrock
An NHK (Japan) production


Unknown: Richard Wagner.
Unknown: Enoch Powell
Tenor: Robert Tear
Conducted By: Wolfgang Sawallisch.
Director: Nikolaus Lehnhoff
Unknown: David Stevens
Unknown: Donald Sturrock
Woglinde: Julie Kaufman
Wellgunde: Angela Maria Blasi
Flosshilde: Brigit Calm
Siegfried: Rene Kollo
Hagen: Matti Salminen
Gunther: Hans Günter Nocker
Gutrune: Lisbeth Balslev (soprano)
Brünnhild: Hiidegard Behrens

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