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Die WalküreOpera by Richard Wagner State Opera Vienna - Wien
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Exhausted from the escape, Siegmund finds a house. Sieglinde, the resident of the house, offers him meals and a shelter. But when her husband, Hunding, comes home, he recognizes Siegmund as the man he previously hunted. Hunding does not want to break the right to hospitality and therefore lets him sleep in his house for one night. However, he has to face him the next day. Sieglinde recognizes the stranger has her own twin brother and tries to save him.
"Die Walküre" is next to "das Rheingold" the first part of the tetralogy and illustrates as the most romantic part the issue of love.
The tetralogy consists of:
Richard Wagner worked on the tetralogy from 1848 - 1874 and "das Rheingold" premiered in 1870, one year after the release of "das Rheingold", at the Munich national theatre. The “Walkürenritt" by Wagner is still one of the most known orchestral pieces today.