Wagner’s Ring-in-a-day begins

Das Rheingold begins…A gang of happily insane musicians today embark upon a quest to view all of Wagner’s Ring on DVD in one day. We’ve procured a projector and our hosts have been baking bread since 3 AM. We’ve got fruit, coffee, juice, junk food, veggies.

Episode one is the Gran Teatre del Opera Liceu conducted by Betrand de Billy.

Insane horn writing sets the tone- an immediate span of  two octaves and a third  begins the whole cycle.

The set looks amazing….

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American conductor, composer and cellist Kenneth Woods is Principal Conductor of the English Symphony Orchestra, Artistic Director of the Colorado MahlerFest and cellist of the string trio Ensemble Epomeo. He records for the Avie, Somm, Nimbus, Signum, MSR and Toccata labels.

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