Die Götterdämmerung

Richard Wagner

Die Götterdämmerung

WWV86d • “Der Ring des Nibelungen”

About this work...

Wagner completed the first draft of Siegfrieds Tod, later renamed Götterdämmerung in October 1848. Realizing that much knowledge of the situation was preassumed, he added a Prologue, and eventually turned the project into a cycle of four operas. He changed the dramatic focus from Siegfried to Wotan, and consequently ha... read more