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Title The ring of truth : the wisdom of Wagner's Ring of the Nibelung / Roger Scruton.
Author Scruton, Roger, author.
Publication New York, NY : Overlook Press, 2017.
Copyright date ©2016
Description vii, 400 pages : music ; 24 cm
Call # 782.1092 WAGNER S
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 357-369) and index.
Contents 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.
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.
Alt Title Wisdom of Wagner's Ring of the Nibelung
ISBN 1468315498 (hardback) :
9781468315493 (hardback) :

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