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Nibelungs

race of dwarfs who possess a hoard of gold. [Norse Myth.: Payton, 477]
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This is much more faithful to the action of Gotterdammerung (Twilight of the Gods), the final installment of The Ring, which sees Siegfried, under the influence of an evil potion, not only betray Brunnhilde with a very objectionable woman, but also procure her for a most unsavory man; for which Brunnhilde confides to Hagen, the son of the Nibelung Alberich, conceived not in love but in violent lust, how he might kill the nearly invulnerable Siegfried.
The rhythm of a tapping anvil grows as if from primal chaos in the timpani and low winds, while a rising figure in the brassit is the music of the Nibelung hoardbuilds to a climax.
And below, when Dunraven refers to the red gold of the Nibelungs, there is an additional marginal reference, this time to Carlyle, III, 125.
Emslie cites Schopenhauer and Freud is his analysis of The Ring of the Nibelung, Tristan und Isolde, Die Meistersingers and Parsifal.
The entire set consists of enormous rotating panels which shift to represent a variety of worlds in the "Ring" universe, from the highest heavens inhabited by the gods to the fiery depths of the Nibelung dwarves.
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.
The Classic in Wagner: a search for the Ring of the Nibelung in the lliad.
Knepler is referring to the following lines from Wagner's 1848 draft of the Nibelung myth: "Yet the peace by which they have arrived at mastery does not repose on reconcilement: by violence and cunning was it wrought.
it also includes two of the three performances of the Catalan troupe's L'annel del Nibelung (Jun 20-28), a spectacle inspired by the Ring that unfolds on the outside of architect Santiago Calatrava's astonishing Palau de les Arts.
A quarter century ago, the same director and conductor created a new legendary production of Wagner's tetralogy The Ring of the Nibelung at Bayreuth.
The world of Apocalypse Nerd is dark but there is also humor, most of which comes from Bagge's art--his characters look like cartoon doodles, making the mayhem, bloodshed and double-digit body count seem like an episode of the Flintstones, or the Bugs Bunny Ring of the Nibelung episode.
Al matar a dos jefes hermanos de esta familia(a saber, Nibelung y Schilbung), Sigfrido obtuvo su oro (sobre el cual impusieron una maldicion al morir), su espada magica y su capa de invisibilidad.