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The Resource An introduction to-- Wagner, the ring of the Nibelung, written and read by Stephen Johnson, (electronic resource)

An introduction to-- Wagner, the ring of the Nibelung, written and read by Stephen Johnson, (electronic resource)

Label
An introduction to-- Wagner, the ring of the Nibelung
Title
An introduction to-- Wagner, the ring of the Nibelung
Statement of responsibility
written and read by Stephen Johnson
Title variation
  • Wagner, The ring of the Nibelung
  • Ring of the Nibelung
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • ger
  • eng
Summary
Presents historical background, an explanation of the plots, and a presentation of the main arias and themes from the Ring cycle, interspersed with historical and musicological narration
Member of
Accompanying matter
technical information on music
Cataloging source
NAXOS
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1955-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Johnson, Stephen
Dewey number
782.1
Form of composition
not applicable
Format of music
not applicable
Language note
Vocal excerpts sung in German ; narration in English
LC call number
MT100.W25
LC item number
J64 2007ab
Literary text for sound recordings
other
Music parts
not applicable
PerformerNote
Narrated by David Timson ; excerpts performed by: Staatsoper Stuttgart ; Staatsorchester Stuttgart ; Lothar Zagrosek, conductor ; various vocal soloists
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1942-
  • 1813-1883
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Timson, David
  • Zagrosek, Lothar
  • Wagner, Richard
  • Staatsoper Stuttgart
  • Staatsorchester Stuttgart
Series statement
Opera explained
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Operas
  • Operas
  • Wagner, Richard
Transposition and arrangement
not applicable
Label
An introduction to-- Wagner, the ring of the Nibelung, written and read by Stephen Johnson, (electronic resource)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Includes brief excerpts from the operas taken from Naxos 8.660170-71 (Das Rheingold); 8.660172-74 (Die Walküre); 8.660175-78 (Siegfried); and 8.660179-82 (Götterdämmerung)
Antecedent source
unknown
Capture and storage technique
unknown
Color
not applicable
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Contents
Introduction -- The stuff of legends -- Dark power? -- Revolution in music -- A new kind of song -- The role of the orchestra -- The Leitmotif -- Das Rheingold. Prelude -- Das Rheingold. Scene 1 -- Das Rheingold. Scene 2 -- Das Rheingold. Scene 3 -- Das Rheingold. Scene 4 -- Die Walkure. Background -- Die Walkure. Act I -- Die Walkure. Act II -- Die Walkure. Act II (cont.) -- Die Walkure. Act III -- The final scene. Wotan and Brunnhilde -- Siegfried. Act I -- Siegfried. Act II -- Siegfried. Act III -- Gotterdammerung. Background -- Gotterdammerung. Prologue -- Gotterdammerung. Act I -- Gotterdammerung. Act II -- Gotterdammerung. Act III -- The final scene : the end of everything?
Control code
827937002
Dimensions
  • not applicable
  • unknown
Extent
1 online resource (1 sound file).
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
not applicable
Kind of material
unknown
Level of compression
unknown
Other control number
  • HKI190569801
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Publisher number
8.660179-82
Quality assurance targets
unknown
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Speed
other
System control number
(OCoLC)827937002
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable
Label
An introduction to-- Wagner, the ring of the Nibelung, written and read by Stephen Johnson, (electronic resource)
Publication
Note
Includes brief excerpts from the operas taken from Naxos 8.660170-71 (Das Rheingold); 8.660172-74 (Die Walküre); 8.660175-78 (Siegfried); and 8.660179-82 (Götterdämmerung)
Antecedent source
unknown
Capture and storage technique
unknown
Color
not applicable
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Contents
Introduction -- The stuff of legends -- Dark power? -- Revolution in music -- A new kind of song -- The role of the orchestra -- The Leitmotif -- Das Rheingold. Prelude -- Das Rheingold. Scene 1 -- Das Rheingold. Scene 2 -- Das Rheingold. Scene 3 -- Das Rheingold. Scene 4 -- Die Walkure. Background -- Die Walkure. Act I -- Die Walkure. Act II -- Die Walkure. Act II (cont.) -- Die Walkure. Act III -- The final scene. Wotan and Brunnhilde -- Siegfried. Act I -- Siegfried. Act II -- Siegfried. Act III -- Gotterdammerung. Background -- Gotterdammerung. Prologue -- Gotterdammerung. Act I -- Gotterdammerung. Act II -- Gotterdammerung. Act III -- The final scene : the end of everything?
Control code
827937002
Dimensions
  • not applicable
  • unknown
Extent
1 online resource (1 sound file).
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
not applicable
Kind of material
unknown
Level of compression
unknown
Other control number
  • HKI190569801
  • HKI190569802
  • HKI190569803
  • HKI190569804
  • HKI190569805
  • HKI190569806
  • HKI190569807
  • HKI190569808
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  • HKI190570115
Publisher number
8.660179-82
Quality assurance targets
unknown
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Speed
other
System control number
(OCoLC)827937002
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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