When was Das Rheingold written?
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Accordingly, what does Das Rheingold?
Das Rheingold (The Rhinegold) is an opera by Richard Wagner. Das Rheingold is an opera in one act, divided into four scenes. It is a very long act, lasting 2 ½ hours, but it is normally played without an interval as the music is continuous, even between the scenes.
Beside above, why did Wagner write the Ring Cycle? Wagner wanted to have the Ring cycle performed in a special opera house which would be built in the way he wanted. He needed a lot of money for his ideas, and he was very lucky to find someone who adored his music and was happy to give him a lot of money.
In this regard, when did Wagner write the Ring Cycle?
How long is the longest opera?
The longest of commonly performed opera is Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg by (Wilhelm) Richard Wagner (1813–83) of Germany. A normal uncut version as performed by the Sadler's Wells company between 24 August and 19 September 1968 entailed 5 hr 15 min of music.