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November 21, 2007


Rick Lightburn

I believe that when Tolkien's Lord of the Rings was first published, it was described as "Wagner for children" or "Wagner light."
Wagner was indeed mixing ancient mythology with a modern narrative format, in his context opera not the novel. But then so were Cavalli and Monteverdi in Florence when they invented opera, with the patronage of the Medicis.

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