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The Ride Of The Walkyries From Die Walkure - Various - Best Of Inspector Morse (CD)

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  1. In Norse mythology, a valkyrie is one in a group of female figures who decide which soldiers die in battle and which live. Die Walküre's best-known excerpt is the "Ride of the Valkyries", which went on to become an iconic piece because of its use in many films, particularly Apocalypse Now.
  2. Part of the "Inspired by " series, The Ride of the Valkyries Bracelet is inspired by the famous music in Act 2 of Richard Wagner’s opera Die Walkure. The Valkyries gather after battle on their way to bring dead heroes to Valhalla for their father. Grey and black beads symbolize the Valkyries’ role as the choosers of the slain.
  3. The Valkyries are Wotan’s daughters (with Erda, the earthy wisdom goddess) and chief among them is his favorite, Brünnhilde. At the beginning of Act III of Die Walküre they are gathered on a mountaintop, collecting slain heroes to take to Valhalla. “The Ride of the Valkyries” on their flying horses is depicted in fiercely martial music of swirling strings and trilling woodwinds, as unison brass blaze .
  4. Mar 06,  · The Ride of the Valkyries (German: Walkürenritt or Ritt der Walküren) is the popular term for the beginning of Act III of Die Walküre, the second of the four operas by Richard Wagner that comprise Der Ring des Nibelungen. The main theme of the ride, the leitmotif labelled Walkürenritt was first written down by the composer on 23 July
  5. Editorial Reviews. Three CD collection of tracks featured in the long-running () British ITV series Inspector Morse starring David Thaw. The theme and some incidental music was written by Barrington Pheloung while much of the rest of the music was classics by many of the genre's finest composers including Wagner, Schubert, Mozart, Elgar and others/5(26).
  6. Shop The Very Best of Inspector Morse [3CD Box Set]. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders. The Ride Of The Walkyries From Die Walkure - London Philharmonic Orchestra/Sir Adrian Boult 7. 'There Was A Mortal Who Is Now Above' From The Dream Of Gerontius - Sir John Barbirolli This three CD box set is extremely good /5(27).
  7. Die Walküre, (The Valkyries) Act 2 Wotan is giving orders to his valkyrie daughter Bruennhilde: she is to protect Siegmund in the fight that will come soon. Just then Fricka arrives and starts to complain: she, as the guardian of the wedlock, is furious at Wotan's latest stunt.
  8. Die Walküre has far more to offer than just 'The Ride of the Valkyries', though. Telling the story of the curse-inflicting Wotan, king of the gods, the opera is a stunningly powerful setting of the Norse mythology with which Wagner was fascinated.

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