Hugh Reginald Haweis - August, 1876

from My Musical Life, page 511:

Of the spiritual beauty of the "Rainbow scene," which is. pictorially, worthy of TURNER, I can hardly speak. Yet even here the fateful curse that hangs over the Rheingold and all who touch it here, in the hour of joy and god-like splendour there is a hint of the final overthrow of the Walhalla and the "Dusk of the Gods." It is to be seen in the crimson Niebelheim light upon the mighty ramparts and towers …   more >>

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Hugh Reginald Haweis, My Musical Life (London, 1898), p. 511. accessed: 22 July, 2024


Hugh Reginald Haweis
Cleric, Writer

Listening to

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Das Rheingold
written by Richard Wagner

Experience Information

Date/Time August, 1876
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, outdoors, in public

Originally submitted by sp327 on Mon, 27 Jul 2015 11:42:19 +0100
Approved on Mon, 25 Apr 2016 13:26:50 +0100