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Unformatted text preview: Unifies the opera o Bayreuth o Anti-Semitic o Wrote many anti-Semitic texts o Can we see his anti-Semitism in his work? • Judaism in Music o Article that Wagner wrote o Says you can hear jewishness in his modern music • Der Ring des Nibelungen (1848-1874) o Consists of four operas: The Rhinegold, the Valkyrie, Siegfried, and The Twilight of the Gods o Characters: Alberich, who initially steals the gold Wotan, god who is corrupted by the ring Siegmund Sieglinde Siegfried, son of Siegmund and Sieglinde...
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- Spring '08
- Richard Wagner, Der Ring des Nibelungen, Siegmund Sieglinde Siegfried