Die Walkure http://tpr.org en Video: The Most Famous Horse Ride In All Music In Wagner's 'Die Walkure' http://tpr.org/post/video-most-famous-horse-ride-all-music-wagners-die-walkure <p>The Norse god Wotan - like his counterparts in the south, Zeus and Jupiter - got around as they say. He wasn't named "all-father" for nothing. The second opera of Richard Wagner's Ring cycle is about three of his offspring.</p><p>First, the legitimate daughter Brünnhilde, who is a Valkyrie -a collector of the heroic dead slain in battle - and after whom this opera is named. Then there are the twins Siegmund and Sieglende, their mother is Erda - mother earth.</p> Fri, 12 Apr 2013 19:33:20 +0000 Ron Moore 9560 at http://tpr.org Video: The Most Famous Horse Ride In All Music In Wagner's 'Die Walkure'