Ring Motives By Number

 

Abbreviations: R = das Rheingold; W = die Walküre; S = Siegfried; G = Götterdämmerung. After opera abbreviation comes scene (R) or act (W, S, G). P = prologue.

 

http://www.utexas.edu/courses/wagner/1.mp3           W1 Hunding

http://www.utexas.edu/courses/wagner/2.mp3           R2 Golden Apples

http://www.utexas.edu/courses/wagner/3.mp3           R1 Alberich's Threat

http://www.utexas.edu/courses/wagner/4.mp3           S1 Siegfried's Anger

http://www.utexas.edu/courses/wagner/5.mp3           R1 Original Nature Motive

http://www.utexas.edu/courses/wagner/6.mp3           R1 Nature Motive (Definitive)

http://www.utexas.edu/courses/wagner/7.mp3           R1 The Rhine

http://www.utexas.edu/courses/wagner/8.mp3           R4 Erda

http://www.utexas.edu/courses/wagner/9.mp3           R4 Erda (Twilight of the Gods)

http://www.utexas.edu/courses/wagner/10.mp3         R4 Erda (orchestra alone)

http://www.utexas.edu/courses/wagner/11.mp3         G3 The Twilight of the Gods in Götterdämmerung

http://www.utexas.edu/courses/wagner/12.mp3         S1 World Ash Tree

http://www.utexas.edu/courses/wagner/13.mp3         GP The World Ash Tree in Götterdämmerung

http://www.utexas.edu/courses/wagner/14.mp3         S2 Forest Murmurs (embryonic)

http://www.utexas.edu/courses/wagner/15.mp3         S2 Forest Murmurs (intermediate)

http://www.utexas.edu/courses/wagner/16.mp3         S2 Forest Murmurs (definitive)

http://www.utexas.edu/courses/wagner/17.mp3         R1 The Gold

http://www.utexas.edu/courses/wagner/18.mp3         R4 Donner

http://www.utexas.edu/courses/wagner/19.mp3         R4 Rainbow Bridge

http://www.utexas.edu/courses/wagner/20.mp3         G3 Original Nature Motive in Götterdämmerung

http://www.utexas.edu/courses/wagner/21.mp3         S3 The Sword in Siegfried

http://www.utexas.edu/courses/wagner/22.mp3         R1 The Rhinemaidens

http://www.utexas.edu/courses/wagner/23.mp3         S2 The Wood Bird

http://www.utexas.edu/courses/wagner/24.mp3         S2 The Wood Bird (segment)

http://www.utexas.edu/courses/wagner/25.mp3         W3 The Sleeping Brünnhilde

http://www.utexas.edu/courses/wagner/26.mp3         R1 Rhinemaidens' Joy in the Gold

http://www.utexas.edu/courses/wagner/27.mp3         R4 Rhinemaidens' Lament

http://www.utexas.edu/courses/wagner/28.mp3         S2 The Rhinemaidens' Lament in Siegfried

http://www.utexas.edu/courses/wagner/29.mp3         R1 "Heiajaheia!"

http://www.utexas.edu/courses/wagner/30.mp3         R2 "Heiajaheia!" (Loge version)

http://www.utexas.edu/courses/wagner/31.mp3         R2 "Heiajaheia!" Changing to Nibelung

http://www.utexas.edu/courses/wagner/32.mp3         R2/3 Nibelungs

http://www.utexas.edu/courses/wagner/33.mp3         R2 Rhinemaidens' Joy in the Gold (Loge version)

http://www.utexas.edu/courses/wagner/34.mp3         R3 Power of the Ring

http://www.utexas.edu/courses/wagner/35.mp3         R1 Rhinegold

http://www.utexas.edu/courses/wagner/36.mp3         R3 Servitude

http://www.utexas.edu/courses/wagner/37.mp3         S1 Servitude (Mime version)

http://www.utexas.edu/courses/wagner/38.mp3         G2 Hoi-Ho

http://www.utexas.edu/courses/wagner/39.mp3         R1 The Ring (embryonic)

http://www.utexas.edu/courses/wagner/40.mp3         R1 The Ring (intermediate)

http://www.utexas.edu/courses/wagner/41.mp3         R1/2 The Ring (definitive)

http://www.utexas.edu/courses/wagner/42.mp3         R The Ring (harmonic basis)

http://www.utexas.edu/courses/wagner/43.mp3         R The Ring (outline)

http://www.utexas.edu/courses/wagner/44.mp3         S1 Scheming

http://www.utexas.edu/courses/wagner/45.mp3         R The Ring (diminished triad)

http://www.utexas.edu/courses/wagner/46.mp3         R4 Resentment

http://www.utexas.edu/courses/wagner/47.mp3         G1 The Power of the Ring (Hagen form)

http://www.utexas.edu/courses/wagner/48.mp3         G2 Murder

http://www.utexas.edu/courses/wagner/49.mp3         R The Ring (1st four notes)

http://www.utexas.edu/courses/wagner/50.mp3         R4 The Curse

http://www.utexas.edu/courses/wagner/51.mp3         W1 Hunding's Rights

http://www.utexas.edu/courses/wagner/52.mp3         G1 Vow of Atonement

http://www.utexas.edu/courses/wagner/53.mp3         S1 The Hoard

http://www.utexas.edu/courses/wagner/54.mp3         R3 The Dragon

http://www.utexas.edu/courses/wagner/55.mp3         S2 Fafner As Dragon

http://www.utexas.edu/courses/wagner/56.mp3         R1/2 Ring Changing to Valhalla

http://www.utexas.edu/courses/wagner/57.mp3         R2 Valhalla (1st segment)

http://www.utexas.edu/courses/wagner/58.mp3         R2 Valhalla (2nd and 3rd segments)

http://www.utexas.edu/courses/wagner/59.mp3         R2 Valhalla (final segment)

http://www.utexas.edu/courses/wagner/60.mp3         R2 Valhalla (final segment, orchestra alone)

http://www.utexas.edu/courses/wagner/61.mp3         R4 Sword With Valhalla (final segment)

http://www.utexas.edu/courses/wagner/62.mp3         R2 Spear (first version)

http://www.utexas.edu/courses/wagner/63.mp3         R2 Spear (definitive)

http://www.utexas.edu/courses/wagner/64.mp3         R2 Irrevocable Law

http://www.utexas.edu/courses/wagner/65.mp3         R2 Treaty

http://www.utexas.edu/courses/wagner/66.mp3         R2 Power of the Gods (embryonic)

http://www.utexas.edu/courses/wagner/67.mp3         S1 The Power of the Gods (intermediate)

http://www.utexas.edu/courses/wagner/68.mp3         GP the Power of the Gods (definitive)

http://www.utexas.edu/courses/wagner/69.mp3         R2 Spear (1st segment)

http://www.utexas.edu/courses/wagner/70.mp3         W1 Storm

http://www.utexas.edu/courses/wagner/71.mp3         W1 Siegmund

http://www.utexas.edu/courses/wagner/72.mp3         W1 Siegmund and Sieglinde

http://www.utexas.edu/courses/wagner/73.mp3         W2 Wotan's Frustration

http://www.utexas.edu/courses/wagner/74.mp3         G1 Wotan's Frustration (2nd form)

http://www.utexas.edu/courses/wagner/75.mp3         G2 Wotan's Frustration (Hagen form)

http://www.utexas.edu/courses/wagner/76.mp3         W2 Wotan's Revolt

http://www.utexas.edu/courses/wagner/77.mp3         W3 Wotan's Frustration/Brünnhilde's Reproach

http://www.utexas.edu/courses/wagner/78.mp3         W3 Brünnhilde's Reproach

http://www.utexas.edu/courses/wagner/79.mp3         W3 Brünnhilde's Compassionate Love

http://www.utexas.edu/courses/wagner/80.mp3         R1 Renunciation of Love

http://www.utexas.edu/courses/wagner/81.mp3         W1 Renunciation of Love (Siegmund version)

http://www.utexas.edu/courses/wagner/82.mp3         R1 Renunciation of Love (2nd phrase)

http://www.utexas.edu/courses/wagner/83.mp3         R2 Renunciation of Love (changing to 2nd form)

http://www.utexas.edu/courses/wagner/84.mp3         R2 Renunciation of Love (2nd form)

http://www.utexas.edu/courses/wagner/85.mp3         W2 Renunciation Motive (2nd form/Wotan)

http://www.utexas.edu/courses/wagner/86.mp3         R2 Freia

http://www.utexas.edu/courses/wagner/87.mp3         R2 Freia (violins)

http://www.utexas.edu/courses/wagner/88.mp3         R2 Freia (1st segment)

http://www.utexas.edu/courses/wagner/89.mp3         R2 Freia (1st segment, definitive)

http://www.utexas.edu/courses/wagner/90.mp3         W1 Freia (1st segment, Siegmund and Sieglinde)

http://www.utexas.edu/courses/wagner/91.mp3         R2 Freia (2nd segment)

http://www.utexas.edu/courses/wagner/92.mp3         W2 Flight

http://www.utexas.edu/courses/wagner/93.mp3         R2 Freia (definitive)

http://www.utexas.edu/courses/wagner/94.mp3         W1 Freia (2nd segment, Siegmund and Sieglinde)

http://www.utexas.edu/courses/wagner/95.mp3         R2/3 Flight in Descent to Nibelheim

http://www.utexas.edu/courses/wagner/96.mp3         R1 Freia (2nd segment, Alberich)

http://www.utexas.edu/courses/wagner/97.mp3         R1 Alberich's Lament

http://www.utexas.edu/courses/wagner/98.mp3         R2/3 Freia (2nd segment, descent to Nibelheim)

http://www.utexas.edu/courses/wagner/99.mp3         R2/3 Freia (2nd segment, slow minor/descent)

http://www.utexas.edu/courses/wagner/100.mp3        W2 Freia (2nd segment, slow minor, Wotan)

http://www.utexas.edu/courses/wagner/101.mp3        W1 Freia (2nd segment, slow minor, Siegmund)

http://www.utexas.edu/courses/wagner/102.mp3        S3 Love's Greeting

http://www.utexas.edu/courses/wagner/103.mp3        S3 Love's Greeting and Freia (2nd segment)

http://www.utexas.edu/courses/wagner/104.mp3        W1 Freia (2nd segment, quick, major)

http://www.utexas.edu/courses/wagner/105.mp3        S3 Love's Resolution

http://www.utexas.edu/courses/wagner/106.mp3        W1 Volsungs' Bond of Sympathy

http://www.utexas.edu/courses/wagner/107.mp3        S3 The Volsungs' Bond of Sympathy (2nd form)

http://www.utexas.edu/courses/wagner/108.mp3        W1 Winterstürme

http://www.utexas.edu/courses/wagner/109.mp3        W3 Wotan's Affection For Brünnhilde

http://www.utexas.edu/courses/wagner/110.mp3        S1 Siegfried's Longing For Love

http://www.utexas.edu/courses/wagner/111.mp3        S3 Love's Ecstasy

http://www.utexas.edu/courses/wagner/112.mp3        S3 Immortal Beloved

http://www.utexas.edu/courses/wagner/113.mp3        S3 The World's Treasure

http://www.utexas.edu/courses/wagner/114.mp3        GP Heroic Love

http://www.utexas.edu/courses/wagner/115.mp3        R Erda (last 3 notes)

http://www.utexas.edu/courses/wagner/116.mp3        W3 The Valkyries

http://www.utexas.edu/courses/wagner/117.mp3        W1 The Volsung Race (main segment)

http://www.utexas.edu/courses/wagner/118.mp3        W1 The Volsung Race (1st segment)

http://www.utexas.edu/courses/wagner/119.mp3        W2 Annunciation of Death

http://www.utexas.edu/courses/wagner/120.mp3        S2 Siegfried

http://www.utexas.edu/courses/wagner/121.mp3        G1 Gunther

http://www.utexas.edu/courses/wagner/122.mp3        R4 Sword

http://www.utexas.edu/courses/wagner/123.mp3        R4 Purpose of the Sword

http://www.utexas.edu/courses/wagner/124.mp3        W1 The Purpose of the Sword (Siegmund)

http://www.utexas.edu/courses/wagner/125.mp3        W1 "Wlse!"

http://www.utexas.edu/courses/wagner/126.mp3        W1 "Nothung!"

http://www.utexas.edu/courses/wagner/127.mp3        S1 "Nothung!" (Siegfried)

http://www.utexas.edu/courses/wagner/128.mp3        G1 Honor

http://www.utexas.edu/courses/wagner/129.mp3        R4 Purpose of the Sword (2nd half)

http://www.utexas.edu/courses/wagner/130.mp3        W1 The Purpose of the Sword (2nd half, Siegmund)

http://www.utexas.edu/courses/wagner/131.mp3        W2 Fricka in die Walküre

http://www.utexas.edu/courses/wagner/132.mp3        S1 Friendship

http://www.utexas.edu/courses/wagner/133.mp3        G1 Hagen

http://www.utexas.edu/courses/wagner/134.mp3        G1 Seduction

http://www.utexas.edu/courses/wagner/135.mp3        G1 Gutrune

http://www.utexas.edu/courses/wagner/136.mp3        G2 Gibichung Horn Call

http://www.utexas.edu/courses/wagner/137.mp3        S2 Siegfried's Horn Call

http://www.utexas.edu/courses/wagner/138.mp3        GP Siegfried's Horn Call (2nd version)

http://www.utexas.edu/courses/wagner/139.mp3        G2 The Swearing of the Oath

http://www.utexas.edu/courses/wagner/140.mp3        S3 The World's Inheritance

http://www.utexas.edu/courses/wagner/141.mp3        S1 Siegfried's Mission (1st version)

http://www.utexas.edu/courses/wagner/142.mp3        GP Siegfried's Mission (definitive)

http://www.utexas.edu/courses/wagner/143.mp3        S2 Siegfried's Mission (Wotan version)

http://www.utexas.edu/courses/wagner/144.mp3        G1 Siegfried's Mission (ironic)

http://www.utexas.edu/courses/wagner/145.mp3        G1 Blood-Brotherhood

http://www.utexas.edu/courses/wagner/146.mp3        G2 Blood-Brotherhood (ironic)

http://www.utexas.edu/courses/wagner/147.mp3        R2 Domestic Bliss

http://www.utexas.edu/courses/wagner/148.mp3        S3 Redemption

http://www.utexas.edu/courses/wagner/149.mp3        GP Brünnhilde As Mortal Woman

http://www.utexas.edu/courses/wagner/150.mp3        R2 Loge

http://www.utexas.edu/courses/wagner/151.mp3        R2 Magic Fire

http://www.utexas.edu/courses/wagner/152.mp3        W3 The Magic Fire (end of die Walküre)

http://www.utexas.edu/courses/wagner/153.mp3        R3 Tarnhelm

http://www.utexas.edu/courses/wagner/154.mp3        G1 The Potion

http://www.utexas.edu/courses/wagner/155.mp3        R2 Loge (chromatic scale segment)

http://www.utexas.edu/courses/wagner/156.mp3        W3 The Magic Sleep

http://www.utexas.edu/courses/wagner/157.mp3        S1 The Wanderer

http://www.utexas.edu/courses/wagner/158.mp3        W2 Fate

http://www.utexas.edu/courses/wagner/159.mp3        W3 Fate (end of die Walküre)

http://www.utexas.edu/courses/wagner/160.mp3        S3 Fate (Brünnhilde)

http://www.utexas.edu/courses/wagner/161.mp3        S3 Brünnhilde Awakes

http://www.utexas.edu/courses/wagner/162.mp3        R2 Giants

http://www.utexas.edu/courses/wagner/163.mp3        S2 Fafner As Giant Turned Dragon

http://www.utexas.edu/courses/wagner/164.mp3        R1 Alberich

http://www.utexas.edu/courses/wagner/165.mp3        R1 Alberich (cellos)

http://www.utexas.edu/courses/wagner/166.mp3        R3 Alberich (Nibelheim scene)

http://www.utexas.edu/courses/wagner/167.mp3        S1 Mime's "Starling Song"

http://www.utexas.edu/courses/wagner/168.mp3        GP Siegfried's Mission (opposed to Nibelungs)

http://www.utexas.edu/courses/wagner/169.mp3        G2 Dawn

http://www.utexas.edu/courses/wagner/170.mp3        G2 Dawn (Hagen's Day)

http://www.utexas.edu/courses/wagner/171.mp3        G2 The Vassals' Sing

http://www.utexas.edu/courses/wagner/172.mp3        R1 Wave Motion (Rhine version)

http://www.utexas.edu/courses/wagner/173.mp3        R1 Wave Motion (Rhine version, violins)

http://www.utexas.edu/courses/wagner/174.mp3        R2 Wave Motion (definitive)

http://www.utexas.edu/courses/wagner/175.mp3        W1 The Storm

http://www.utexas.edu/courses/wagner/176.mp3        G3 Wave Motion (Götterdämmerung)

http://www.utexas.edu/courses/wagner/177.mp3        R2 Valhalla (repeated phrase)

http://www.utexas.edu/courses/wagner/178.mp3        R3 Loge Taunting Alberich

http://www.utexas.edu/courses/wagner/179.mp3        Valhalla/Loge (composite motive)

http://www.utexas.edu/courses/wagner/180.mp3        S2 Sword Plus Horn (composite motive)

http://www.utexas.edu/courses/wagner/181.mp3        W2 The Need of the Gods (composite motive)

http://www.utexas.edu/courses/wagner/182.mp3        G1 Rheingold and Valhalla (composite motive)

http://www.utexas.edu/courses/wagner/183.mp3        G3 "Rest, Rest, Thou God"

http://www.utexas.edu/courses/wagner/184.mp3        W3 Riding

http://www.utexas.edu/courses/wagner/185.mp3        S3 Erda/The Riding Motive

http://www.utexas.edu/courses/wagner/186.mp3        S3 Erda/The Need of the Gods

http://www.utexas.edu/courses/wagner/187.mp3        S3 Erda/The Spear

http://www.utexas.edu/courses/wagner/188.mp3        S3 Erda/The Twilight of the Gods

http://www.utexas.edu/courses/wagner/189.mp3        S3 Erda/The Twilignt of the Gods/Wanderer

http://www.utexas.edu/courses/wagner/190.mp3        S3 The Power of the Ring/Erda

http://www.utexas.edu/courses/wagner/191.mp3        S3 Magic Sleep (prelude to Siegfried, act 3)

http://www.utexas.edu/courses/wagner/192.mp3        G3 Rhinemaidens/Rhine/Valhalla/Redemption

http://www.utexas.edu/courses/wagner/193.mp3        G3 Valhalla/The Power of the Gods/Siegfried/The Twilight of the Gods/Redemption