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By Burton D. Fisher
A handy and entire pocket-sized advisor to Wagner's the hoop of the NIBELUNG cycle, that includes ancient history, political, social, and monetary forces which nurtured and encouraged the song drama, operatic structural suggestions made by way of Wagner, and the composer's interpretation of the interior that means of the dramas. A better half to the OPERA trips MINI consultant sequence for the person track dramas: THE RHINEGOLD, THE VALKYRIE, SIEGFRIED, and THE TWILIGHT OF THE GODS.
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