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Audio: An Introduction To The Ring (60 minutes)

Written By The Wagnerian on Tuesday 12 November 2013 | 8:31:00 am

Broadcast two days ago and made available by ABC Radio's "The Music Show. A fine introduction to the Ring cycle from Heath Lees whose 4-part documentary series- Wagner's Ring- A Tale Told in Music is available on DVD.

Emeritus Professor of Music Heath Lees, from the University of Auckland, is also a musicologist and broadcaster, and the founder of the Wagner Society of New Zealand. And he’s giving the pre-concert talks to each audience of The Ring for each of the 3 cycles coming up in Melbourne.

For more information on this broadcast or to download the full program as a podcast click here