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Author Scruton, Roger, author.

Title The ring of truth : the wisdom of Wagner's Ring of the Nibelung / Roger Scruton.

Publication Info. New York, NY : Overlook Press, 2017.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Brand Library Non-Fiction    782.1092 WAGN RIN    Available
Description vii, 400 pages : music ; 24 cm
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 357-369) and index.
Contents Preface -- Introduction: The Work and the Man -- History and Culture -- The Story -- How the Music Works -- Understanding the Story -- Character and Symbol -- Love and Power -- Siegfried and Other Problems -- Retrospect -- Appendix: Leitmotifs and Musical Examples -- Notes -- Index
Subject Wagner, Richard, 1813-1883 -- Criticism and interpretation.
Wagner, Richard, 1813-1883. Ring des Nibelungen.
Wagner, Richard, 1813-1883. Ring des Nibelungen. Siegfried.
Opera -- Philosophy and aesthetics.
Operas -- Literary themes, motives.
Operas -- Analysis, appreciation.
Music -- History and criticism.
Added Title Wisdom of Wagner's Ring of the Nibelung
ISBN 9781468315493 hardback
1468315498 hardback

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