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Richard Wagner

Ride of the Valkyries (4:03)

In the opera-house, the Ride, which takes around eight minutes, begins in the prelude to the Act, building up successive layers of accompaniment until the curtain rises to reveal a mountain peak where four of the eight Valkyrie sisters of Brünnhilde have gathered in preparation for the transportation of fallen heroes to Valhalla. As they are joined by the other four, the familiar tune is carried by the orchestra, while,…

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  • Powerful, beautiful music, never tire of this quality.
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  • great, power :)
  • Ossi!
  • great
  • This rocks.
  • beautiful and epic
  • Oh come on, Last.Fm, quite over-playing this. Wagner had many of brilliant works beyond this piece!
  • Dramatisch !

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