Meaning of Ring of the Nibelung, The*

Ring' of the Ni'be•lung The

Pronunciation: (nē'bu-loong"), [key]
  1. Richard Wagner's tetralogy of music dramas:(completed 1869), Die Walküre (completed 1870), Siegfried (completed 1876), and Götterdämmerung (completed 1876): the cycle was first performed at Bayreuth, 1876. Das Rheingold
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