tarnhelm


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tarnhelm

golden helmet that allowed its wearer to assume any form or even become invisible. [Ger. Opera: Wagner The Ring of the Nibelung]
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There were magical moments in the accompaniment of Loge in the first scene, determination in the descent to the Nibelheim, and mystery with the Tarnhelm motif.
Mime raised Siegfried as his foster child and is desperate to possess the Ring and the Tarnhelm. He wants Siegfried to use Nothung to kill Fafner, who has assumed the shape of a dragon and is now watching the stolen Nibelung treasures.
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In the first opera of Wagner's Ring Cycle, Das Rheingold, the gnome Alberich serves as a symbol of the capitalist exploiter--and he forges the Tarnhelm, a cap of invisibility.
A minus is the Tarnhelm, such an important element in the work's theme of transformation and deception, but here looking like a Hallowe'en-mask of Homer Simpson.
Rowling's Harry Potter series), has its roots in ancient Norse mythology as the Tarnhelm. 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.
Damit wurde, als ware nichts zuvor geschehen, einem sehr deutschen Kapitel, das die Uberschrift "Kunst und Politik" tragt, ein Abschnitt hinzugefugt, der der Kunst zu der Macht verhelfen sollte, Alberichs Tarnhelm uber eine unselige Vergangenheit zu stulpen.
Here, Siegfried, concealed in the cave, sang while Gunther mimed (in a robotic way); at the close of the act, when Siegfried has driven Brunnhilde into the cave, he re-emerged as himself, taking off the Tarnhelm.
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