From Library Journal
- Beverly True, Cumberland Regional Lib., Amherst, Nova Scotia
Copyright 1990 Reed Business Information, Inc. --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.
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Beautifully written. Only anomaly is the reference to laser disc technology, with regard to the best recordings of the Ring. Read morePublished 1 month ago by Marshall
This book is a remarkable and insightful work based on Met Opera intermission talks given by the author for the 1989/1990 Wagner Ring cycle. Read morePublished 14 months ago by Kenneth W
Far too basic, It may be that I am just too familiar to Wagner as a forty year subscriber to the Metropolitan Opera and one who has seen his "Ring" in New York and Germany... Read morePublished 14 months ago by Celloteacher
Oh yes! Whether you're new to the Ring or an old hand, you will learn much from this slim volume. The plot summaries are much better than you'll find in a theater program or box... Read morePublished 16 months ago by Frank E. Finkenberg
Succinct series of mini-lectures. Thought-provoking, persuasive and well worth reading. Although I didn't pay full price for this book, I must say that I find $14. Read morePublished 19 months ago by Mr. D. Brown
This is a short survey of the four operas of the Ring, including detailed summaries of the action, as well as some critical commentary on each, and on the total. Read morePublished on December 30, 2013 by Anne Mills
It was a very good read. I have read it cover-to-cover several times. It summarized The Ring of the Nibelung quite nicely.Published on November 2, 2013 by Ralph Brandt
I recommend it to those interested in learning more about Wagner's works and it should be teamed with a DVD.Published on October 29, 2013 by Ann Cook