Saturday Morning Cartoons: Wagner Explained in 2.5 Minutes

Saturday, September 21, 2013

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<em>Das Rheingold</em>, cursed ring. Das Rheingold, cursed ring. (The Guardian)

Today at 1 pm, WQXR brings you Richard Wagner’s Das Rheingold from the Royal Opera House.

To warm up for this epic drama, this week's Saturday Morning Cartoon gives you the whole story in an extremely non-Wagnerian length. The cartoon is called, "Wagner’s 15-hour Ring Cycle…in two-and-a-half minutes." Go for the gold!

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Comments [3]

I still prefer Anna Russell's version. Especially when she says, "You're right back where you STARTED!!!"

Sep. 23 2013 12:53 AM
Carol Luparella from Elmwood Park, NJ

Brilliant!

Sep. 21 2013 04:35 PM
Sanford Rothenberg from Brooklyn

This feature was an ideal comment for the WQXR website.It was on topic,civil,and brief.

this was the perfect com

Sep. 21 2013 01:10 AM

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