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1 Animals in Wagner's Ring Cycle
Wagner's four-opera cycle "Das Ring des Nibelungen" contains a number of animal characters and references. What do you know about them?
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10 Q
stedman
Sep 06 13
105 plays
2 The "Ring" According to Russell
A quiz on British comedienne Anna Russell's hilarious "analysis" of Wagner's "Ring der Nibelungen" ("I'm not making this up, you know!"). Enjoy & Good Luck!
Average
10 Q
jouen58
Apr 18 04
348 plays
3 Easy peasy "Tannhäuser" quiz
Here's a quiz on Richard Wagner's "Tannhäuser," an opera about a lovelorn minnesinger. References include Wikipedia and the 1982 version of the opera on DVD.
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10 Q
jsusfreak
Jun 24 08
165 plays
4 Wagner's Ring
Wagner's magnum opus, "Der Ring des Nibelungen", is one of the most amazing achievements in operatic history. Here are some questions I hope you will enjoy about this masterpiece.
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20 Q
fdgla
Nov 19 02
585 plays
5 Wagner's Minor Operas
By 'Minor Operas' all other operas than 'The Ring' are meant. Wagner's works are full of complicated symbols. This quiz is limited to a few basic facts.
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10 Q
flem-ish
May 02 02
345 plays
6 Wagner's Ring
"Der Ring des Nibelungen" is a highly complex work. However, if you have basic knowledge on the plot and music of the Ring cycle, you should do well on this quiz (15 multiple choice questions).
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15 Q
Aitrus33
Jun 20 04
393 plays
7 'Tannhauser'
A bit about Tannhauser, an opera by... Well that's the first question so I'm not telling you. It's a tough quiz and I recommend it only to those who have seen the opera. There's a lot of quotes (in German) from the libretto as bonus (sic!) information.
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10 Q
kissaki
Sep 15 00
360 plays
8 The REAL Lord of the Rings...
...is Wagner! If you love his "Ring" cycle and "Tristan" as much as I do - or even if, like Bernstein, you hate them "on your knees" - this one's for you.
Difficult
10 Q
anselm
Sep 15 03
327 plays
9 The REAL Lord of the Rings! (for musicos)
You've met the pupil, Tolkein - now meet the master, Wagner! This one's on my favourites, the "Ring" cycle and "Tristan", and is definitely for those who know their musical Ps and Qs.
Difficult
20 Q
anselm
Sep 17 03
267 plays
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Last Updated May 29 14 4:24 PM

Some sample questions from this category:

* Where is Tannhauser when the opera starts?
* What wakes him up and makes him want to return to Wartburg?
* What is the name of his beloved?
* How is Tannhauser stay with Venus revealed?
* What does Tannhauser do to cleanse himself from his sin?


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