Siegfried

Richard Wagner

Siegfried

WWV86c • “Der Ring des Nibelungen”

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It has been much discussed that Wagner halted composition of Siegfried partway through Act Two (leaving Siegfried under a linden tree) in 1857, and did not begin work on Act Two until 1869, finally reaching completion in 1871. The Ring project had reached a financial crisis, and having moved on mentally to Tristan, Wag... read more

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