The Valkyrie Author:Robert Lawrence This is the description on the inside of the dustcover: — "The second of the series of THE RING OF THE NIBELUNG. — Wotan, ruler of the gods, sends the beautiful Valkyrie, Brunnhilde, to earth to punish two mortals. But Brunnhilde, filled with sympathy for the lovers, disobeys and protects the unfortunate woman Sieglinde. For this Brunnhilde is sen... more »tenced to slumber within a circle of magic flames, to awake only at the coming of the noble hero.
The four operas which comprise the "Ring" are presented in separate volumes: THE RHINEGOLD, THE VALKYRIE, SIEGFRIED and THE TWILIGHT OF THE GODS.
In dramatic narrative and colorful pictures, enriched by musical quotations from the most famous scenes, these unique little volumes will delight all lovers of opera.
This edition authorized by the Metropolitan Operal Guild, Inc."« less