The World of the Ring | Deutsche Grammophon 0735102

The World of the Ring


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Label: Deutsche Grammophon

Cat No: 0735102

Format: Blu-ray

Number of Discs: 2

Genre: Documentary

Release Date: 25th November 2013



This album is a fusion of opera guide and documentary, featuring commentary, expert analysis, and highlights from notable 'Ring' productions. The acclaimed documentary, already released as a Bonus in the “Ring - Thielemann - Box”, is now available in the full length version, and in HD quality in a 2 Blu-ray Disc set.

There are 4 documentaries of 90 minutes in length about Wagner’s Der Ring des Nibelungen, each documentary about one of the operas: Das Rheingold, Die Walküre, Siegfried, Gotterdammerung.

The 4 documentary films were directed by acclaimed producer Eric Schulz, complementing the audio recordings, and providing an introduction, commentary and analysis by experts, including conductor Christian Thielemann. The documentaries also feature political scientist Udo Bermach, literary scholar Dieter Borchmeyer, musicologists Laurence Dreyfus and Stephan Mösch and journalist Elke Heidenreich. Also featuring writer Friedrich Dieckmann and pianist Stefan Mickisch.

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