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A Happy Wagnerian Christmas

Written By The Wagnerian on Monday 24 December 2018 | 11:16:00 pm

In these trying times our daily chats and communication with our readers, either via email here, or on twitter or facebook, are a constant reminder of how pleasant people that like Wagner are. We may not agree on everything but when we do not agree, we do so in the most civil and pleasant of manner. This remains an unusual occurrence in a century that seems to have lost much of its civility and we thank you all for this. Indeed, it is unlikely that we would continue the Wagnerian if it was otherwise. For this, we would like to thank you all and wish you the most pleasant of holidays. As a way of thanks, we include a little gathering of Wagner miscellanea below. Think of them as a smattering of presents under the tree.  We hope you find something of interest.

Stories From Wagner: J Walker McSpadden. Audio Book

The Perfect Wagnerite: George Bernard Shaw Audio Book

Two photographs, less seen perhaps, from the original Bayreuth Ring:

Die Walküre:  Knappertsbusch, Vickers, Rysanek,  Varney, Hotter. 1958