The Valkyr, first opera of the Rhinegold trilogy

By Richard Wagner

Genre:
Art
Culture
First published in:
1885

About this book

Excerpt from Die Walkure (the Valkyr): First Opera of the Rhinegold Trilogy

Wotan resolves to create beings (the Walkure) who can mitigate the sufferings which the greed of gold the Ring – has brought to those on earth; and so he names his new castle Walhalla.