Götterdämmerung

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Götterdämmerung

day of great battle between Teutonic gods and forces of evil. [Ger. Folklore: Leach, 461]

Götterdämmerung

great final battle between Teutonic pantheon and forces of evil. [Ger. Myth.: Leach, 461]
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It is not, however, true that Gotterdammerung as a whole is parodistic (197), let alone that it possesses "unmusicality and conventional insipidness" (Steinberg, quoted with approval on 200).
Gotterdammerung is a cross between the Lord Of The Rings and Hamilton Accies versus Rangers in the third round of the 1987 Scottish Cup.
I have waited for years to see a production of Gotterdammerung in which Siegfried when disguised as Gunther is played onstage by Gunther.
By threatening a strike it was unwilling to prepare for, it converted the possible stoppage into a lethal management weapon, with the studio execs, producers, flacks and even the conservative mayor of Los Angeles enthusiastically branding any shutdown a certain economic Gotterdammerung for the strikers.
2; Jacqueline du Pre sounding quite different in Schumann's Cello Concerto than in her reading with her husband, Daniel Barenboim; and Eileen Farrell and Jess Thomas starring in 80 minutes of positively thrilling, well-recorded scenes from Wagner's Gotterdammerung.
The context in which these critical episodes have happened is, in my opinion, the Gotterdammerung of the age of materialistic science.
On the other hand, if that's true, that means Campbell knew he was leaving when he tried to fire Freivogel, Well and Kingcade, in a kind of Gotterdammerung.
Socialists for their part have been predicting the capitalist Gotterdammerung for too long to be very credible - but when the Bob Rae who once promised Ontarians public automobile insurance now promises endless capitalism the end may be near.
Gotterdammerung ( The Twilight of the Gods, 1876) Siegfried leaves the magic ring with Brunhilde and goes to seek adventure.
Pacific GOTTERDAMMERUNG (Wagner) - New Production With its cataclysmic climax, the Met's new Ring cycle, directed by Robert Lepage, comes to its resolution.
The first opera he saw was Wagner's Die Meistersinger, the second, Gotterdammerung, "and that really did it for me," he says.
Following the end of the final opera Gotterdammerung, the curtain rose to reveal Catherine standing alone on the huge stage and the whole audience rose to its feet shouting 'bravo