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Wagner's Ring of the Nibelung A Companion

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ISBN-10: 0500281947

ISBN-13: 9780500281949

Edition: 2nd 2000 (Reprint)

Authors: Stewart Spencer, Barry Millington

List price: $29.95
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Description:

This is a literal, word-for-word translation of Wagner's epic masterwork, along with the orginal German text. The translation is reliable and readable, whilst adhering to the verse form of the original.
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Book details

List price: $29.95
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2000
Publisher: Thames & Hudson
Publication date: 10/17/2000
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 384
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.25" long x 1.50" tall
Weight: 1.518

Introduction
Chronology
'Or Strike at Me Now as I Strangle thy Knee': a note on the text and translation
Wagner's revolutionary musical reforms
Thematic Guide
'What shall we do for a Ring?'
In pursuit of the purely human: the 'Ring' and its medieval sources
Illustrations
Epiphany and apocalypse in the 'Ring'
'The World belongs to Alberich!' Wagner's changing attitude towards the 'Ring'
The Ring of the Nibelung translated by Stewart Spencer
Das Rheingold
Die Walkure
Siegfried
Gotterdammerung
Rejected versions
Notes on the translation
Glossary of names
Bibliography
The 'Ring' on compact disc and video
Sources of illustrations
The contributors