Wagner and Myth

In a special edition Samira Ahmed examines the importance of Norse and Greek mythology to Wagner and how the tales of ancient heroism influenced his work and in particular the Ring Cycle, with novelist A.S. Byatt, philosopher Roger Scruton and lecturer in music and European history Mark Berry.

Producer: Allegra McIlroy.

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45 minutes

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Wed 24 Oct 2012 19:50

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