ARTS 340 Week 4 DQ 2 -
Read the article "Secret Passage." What are some of the musical innovations Wagner used in The Ring Cycle? Ross argues that a number of Wagner's personal views are on full display throughout the Cycle. What are some of them? What insights - if any - do the conversations with conductors and singers add to your understanding of Wagner; his music, in general; and The Ring Cycle, in particular?