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Between Birds of Prey #210 – The Ring of the Nibelung

In this episode we celebrate 140 years after the first edition of the Bayreuth festival and the first full performance of Richard Wagner’s “The Ring of the Nibelung”. Richard Wagner – At the bottom of Rhine (Das Rheingold) Richard Wagner – game of the Rhinemaidens (Das Rheingold) Richard Wagner – Schwules Gedunst (Das Rheingold) Richard…


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…


Between Birds of Prey #169 – Tristan und Isolde (part II)

This week we have the second part of the celebration of Wagner’s ‘Tristan und Isolde’ 150 years. You can also listen to the first part of this celebration. Here is the audio and playlist: Richard Wagner – Tristan und Isolde – Act II – Scene 2 – 3. Lausch, Geliebter (Tristan und Isolde) Richard Wagner –…


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….