Siegfried (Richard Wagner) – dossier

SIEGFRIED

Der Ring des Nibelungen, III

Libretto & music by Richard Wagner

First performed: Bayreuth Festspielhaus, 16 August 1876

My review


ROLES

Siegfried (tenor): Georg Unger

Mime (tenor): Max Schlosser

Der Wanderer (bass): Franz Betz

Alberich (bass): Karl Hill

Fafner (bass): Franz von Reichenberg

Woodbird (soprano): Marie Haupt

Erda (contralto): Luise Jaide

Brünnhilde (soprano): Amalie Materna


STRUCTURE

Act I

A cave in the woods

Set-Design-Siegfried-Act-1

  1. Mime, Siegfried
  2. Mime, Wanderer
  3. Mime, Siegfried

Act II

Deep forest

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  1. Alberich, Wanderer (Fafner’s Voice)
  2. Siegfried, Mime (Fafner)
  3. Mime & Alberich, Siegfried

Act III

Wild area at the foot of a rocky mountain, then: on the summit of “Brünnhildenstein”

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  1. Wanderer, Erda
  2. Wanderer, Siegfried
  3. Siegfried, Brünnhilde