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Nibelungs

race of dwarfs who possess a hoard of gold. [Norse Myth.: Payton, 477]
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The Nibelung dwarf Mime takes the infant Siegfried from his dying mother Sieglinde, along with the shards of the sword Nothung.
His other grand adventure is with the two sons of the deceased King Nibelung, in Nibelungen-land; these two youths, to whom their father had bequeathed a Hoard or Treasure, beyond all price or computation, Siegfried, "riding by alone," found on the side of a mountain, in a state of great perplexity.
The widowed Krimhild remains in the Burgundian capital, Worms, and seems to be reconciled with Gunther, who covets the treasure of the Nibelungs, a dynasty of giants slain by Sifried.
One enthusiastic reviewer even went so far as to discern in Zambello's use of dark-skinned children in Nibelheim a strong political statement about child labor, apparently unaware that, dwarfs being in short supply for opera, companies have traditionally used children as Nibelungs.
As for Robert Pattinson, he was no stranger to fantasy films when he joined the cast of Goblet Of Fire - he had only recently completed filming a German TV film called Ring Of The Nibelungs.
He had only recently completed filming a German TV film called Ring Of The Nibelungs, based on the Nordic legend that inspired JRR Tolkien to write The Lord Of The Rings.
Warner's production, with designs by Stefanos Lazaridis, is a multi-layered affair with platforms that rise and fall, revealing the different worlds of gods, men, the naughtily naked Rhinemaidens and the Nibelungs.
3) In another letter to the writer he signed himself as "Levitan VII of the Nibelungs," hinting that he was dealing with the stuff of legends.
The book closes with a short discussion of the Klage, viewing it as the earliest record of an irritation among readers which is still apparent today, a testimony that the world of the Nibelungs, and especially the inevitability of its destruction, was strange even for many in its own age.
That same year, I sat on a plane bound for Documenta 7, reading The Song of the Nibelungs.
Ignoring a rose thrown to them by a buxom bridesmaid, the goblins stride on, straight out of Schwind's beer-laden fancies of elves, trolls, water-sprites and Nibelungs, which may be viewed at hilarious length in the Munich Schackgalerie.
The tonal association of B flat minor with the Nibelungs thus begins with the early conception of this Prelude, and it affects not only the opening of the later Siegfried, but also the short scene towards the end of Act II for Alberich and Mime, as well as the initial scene in Act II of Gotterdammerung for Alberich and Hagen, and the central Nibelheim scene in Das Rheingold.