Wagner, Richard - Ring of the Nibelung - ( Item 132623 )
Published in London by Folio Society. 2020. First Thus. Fine Hardback. Sealed. No inscriptions or bookplates. Fine slipcase. Illustrated by John Vernon Lord. Edited by Barry Millington and Stewart Spencer. Translated by Stewart Spencer. Commentaries by Barry Millington, Elizabeth Magee, Roger Hollinrake and Warren Darcy. Ring of the Nibelung unlocks the drama of Wagner's epic cycle of gods, giants and heroes, with the acclaimed translation of the original libretto, authoritative commentaries and enchanting illustrations. Based upon characters and storylines from Norse legend and the medieval poem Das Nibelungenlied, the Ring cycle transports the listener to a landscape of gods, giants and dwarfs, tortured heroes and enchanted treasures. In this lavish one-volume edition, The Folio Society presents Stewart Spencer’s definitive translation of Wagner’s original libretto, alongside essays and commentaries by his co-editor Barry Millington and some of the world’s most eminent Wagnerian scholars. The words are beautifully illuminated by the veteran British illustrator John Vernon Lord – himself a man with an intimate understanding of the composer's craft. It is the essential guide to the Ring cycle, and a work that all Wagnerians will want on their bookshelf. Bound in screen-printed and blocked cloth. Set in Bembo. 448 pages. 17 black and white integrated illustrations with gold rules, 8 pages of black and white integrated images. Printed endpapers. Pictorial slipcase. 11½?x 8?.
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