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HELDENDIVAS OF WAGNER’S RING DES NIBELUNGEN

HELDENTENORS ARE RENOWNED for their heroic Wagnerian singing. But what about the divas? They’re typically portrayed as plumpish, large-bosomed ladies wearing cow-horned helmets. Tenors, Helden and Otherwise. Nick Slonimsky has … Continue reading

February 22, 2021 · Leave a comment