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Between Birds of Prey #208 – Tristan und Isolde

This episode of Between Birds of Prey pays homage to Richard Wagner and his great breakthrough opera ‘Tristan und Isolde’, which was premiered 151 years ago. Richard Wagner – Tristan und Isolde – Act I – Prelude (Tristan und Isolde) Richard Wagner – Tristan und Isolde – Act I – Scene 1. Westwarts schweift der…

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Between Birds of Prey #168 – Tristan und Isolde

Ludwig Schnorr von Carolsfeld and his wife Malwina were Wagner's original Tristan and Isolde in 1865. Joseph Albert/Wikimedia Commons

This episode of Between Birds of Prey pays homage to Richard Wagner and his great breakthrough opera ‘Tristan und Isolde’, which was premiered 150 years ago today. ‘Tristan und Isolde’, a 4-hour meditation in love and death was a musical revolution that, with its famous Tristan Chord, paved way for the atonal music of the early 20th century….

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