"The Rhine's pure-gleaming children / Told me of their sorrow" ~ artist Arthur Rackham, from "The Rhinegold and the Valkyries," p.28, pub.1910. Derived from "Das Rheingold," the first of the four operas that constitute Richard Wagner's "Der Ring des Nibelungen." Rackham was a brilliant artist & illustrator. #art #illustration

"The Rhine's pure-gleaming children / Told me of their sorrow" ~ artist Arthur…

Faerie Music    Der Ring des Nibelungen (The Ring of the Nibelung) is a cycle of four epic operas by the German composer Richard Wagner. Wa...

Faerie Music Der Ring des Nibelungen (The Ring of the Nibelung) is a cycle of four epic operas by the German composer Richard Wagner.

" Amongst various other events, the Völva mentions Odin's involvement in the Æsir-Vanir War, the oedipism of Odin's eye at Mímir's Well, the death of his son Baldr. She describes how Odin is slain by the wolf Fenrir at Ragnarök, the subsequent avenging of Odin and death of Fenrir by his son Víðarr, how the world disappears into flames and, yet, how the earth again rises from the sea. She then relates how the surviving Æsir remember the deeds of Odin."

Watch Wagner's epic opera Der Ring des Nibelungen (The Ring of the is a cycle of four epic operas.

Richard Wagner - Der Ring des Nibelungen - YouTube

Richard Wagner - Der Ring des Nibelungen - YouTube

In Richard Wagner's opera "Die Walkure" (from the Cycle "Der Ring des Nibelungen"-"The Ring of the Nibelung"), the VALKYRIES are WOMEN WARRIORS and HEROIC FIGURES banding together in a POWERFUL SISTERHOOD retrieving the dead heroes slain in battle and carrying them to VALHALLA!

In Richard Wagner's opera "Die Walkure" (from the Cycle "Der Ring des Nibelungen"), the Valkyries are women warriors who retrieve dead heroes slain in battle and carry them to Valhalla.

Herbert Von Karajan - Wagner: Der Ring Des Nibelungen (Blu-ray)

Herbert Von Karajan - Wagner: Der Ring Des Nibelungen (Blu-ray)

Der Ring des Nibelungen. Arthur Rakham. ring06

Arthur Rackham ~ The Rhinegold and the Valkyrie ~ William Heinemann ~ 1910 (“The Rhine’s pure-gleaming children told me of their sorrow.

Bayreuth Festival Or - Wagner:Der Ring Des Nibelungen (CD)

Bayreuth Festival Or - Wagner:Der Ring Des Nibelungen (CD)

Bayreuther Festspiel - Wagner:Der Ring Des Nibelungen (CD)

Bayreuther Festspiel - Wagner:Der Ring Des Nibelungen (CD)

Richard Wagner: Der Ring des Nibelungen [Bayreuth 1953] [CD]

Richard Wagner: Der Ring des Nibelungen [Bayreuth 1953] [CD]

Der Ring des Nibelungen – Wikipedia

Der Ring des Nibelungen – Wikipedia

Der Ring des Nibelungen: Highlights [Blu-ray] [2008]

Der Ring des Nibelungen: Highlights [Blu-ray] [2008]

✠ Rheintochter was a German surface-to-air missile developed during World War II. Its name comes from the mythical Rheintöchter (Rhinemaidens) of Richard Wagner's opera series Der Ring des Nibelungen.The project was cancelled on February 6, 1945. ✠

Rheintochter was a German surface-to-air missile developed during World War II. Its name comes from the mythical Rheintöchter (Rhinemaidens) of Richard Wagner's opera series Der Ring des Nibelungen.The project was cancelled on February 1945

The Schwert (Sword) Leitmotive from Wagner's Die Walküre.

The Schwert (Sword) Leitmotive from Wagner's Die Walküre.

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