Alberich


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Alberich

king of dwarfs; lives in subterranean palace. [Norse Myth.: Leach, 33; Ger. Lit.: Nibelungenlied]
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From left: Wotan played by Michael Druiett, Alberich by |Nicholas Folwell and Loge by Wolfgang Ablinger-Sperrhacke in Das Rheingold by Wagner
However, Alberich was optimistic about the growth of PV technology in 2012, thanks to the fall off in price making it more attractive to consumers.
With countries like Qatar and Saudi Arabia already leading the solar powered charge in the Middle East, Jose Alberich, vice president of AT Kearney Middle East, has said that he sees a potential upswing in solar power usage, following a sharp drop off in price for photovoltaic panels.
6) In his review of the film, John d'Entremont points out that Das Rheingold's prelude "evokes the moment when the mythical character Alberich, a Nibelung dwarf, steals the river Rhine's golden treasure, renouncing love in favor of wealth and power" (1024).
A small and unlovely creature who is initially no serious threat to anybody, Alberich stumbles across the means of attaining power virtually by accident.
It features in Richard Wagner's Ring Cycle (Der Ring des Nibelungen) in the first of the four operas that comprise the work, Das Rheingold, where it is used by Alberich as a cloak of invisibility.
I can't even tell you why in Part 3 of the saga the dwarf Alberich has suddenly turned into Captain Hook; or what those road signs pointing "Ost" (east) are all about; or why Wagner's forest primeval more closely resembles a soccer stadium.
For example, in Das Nibelungenlied, Siegfried undergoes a heroic initiation in an otherworld where he finds the two princes, Schilbung and Nibelung who give him Nibelung's sword, Balmung as a reward for his help to divide their treasure (Aventiure 3 93), following which he ends up surviving a violent conflict against the princes, twelve giants, seven hundred warriors, and the dwarf Alberich (Aventiure 3 93-96) and consequently gains access to their hoard and the Tarnkappe, the cloak of invisibility.
I witnessed your courage first hand when I saw you ride your first winner, Alberich, at Wolverhampton.
But, for the socialist Bernard Shaw, Alberich symbolizes capitalism.
She explains: "I won the Bathwick Tyres Ladies' Derby at Bath last season on a horse called Alberich.
Alberich is in great form so don't rule him out of completing a hat-trick while Jeremy Noseda's All Business is another worth a second look.