Das Rheingold http://tpr.org en At Home With The Gods In The First Part Of Wagner’s Ring Cycle, "Das Rheingold" http://tpr.org/post/home-gods-first-part-wagner-s-ring-cycle-das-rheingold <p>After a decades-long struggle, the patience and slavish commitment of numberless friends, an inspiration that can truly be called superhuman, and a streak of luck that beggars the imagination, Richard Wagner finally finished his epic "Ring."</p><p>Despite the luminaries in attendance over the years - from Hugo Wolf and a who’s who of European royalty, to Tchaikovsky, Bernard Shaw and others - it could never pay its way.</p> Fri, 05 Apr 2013 19:21:44 +0000 Ron Moore 9169 at http://tpr.org At Home With The Gods In The First Part Of Wagner’s Ring Cycle, "Das Rheingold"