What are some of Wagner's operas?


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Richard Wagner composed 13 operas, including ���Die Walk��re,��� ���Tristan und Isolde��� and ���Parsifal.��� ���Ride of the Valkyries,��� from the third act of ���Die Walkure,��� is one of Wagner���s most recognized pieces.

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Occasionally performed on its own, ���Die Walkure��� is the second part of Richard Wagner���s epic four-part opera ���Der Ring des Nibelungen,��� also known as ���The Ring Cycle.��� It begins with ���Das Rheingold,��� followed by ���Die Walkure��� and ���Siegfried,��� and ends with ���G��tterd��mmerung.��� The Metropolitan Opera orchestra and chorus won a Grammy for Best Opera Recording Grammy in 2012 for its ���Wagner: Der Ring Des Nibelungen.��� Considered the most successful production of ���The Ring Cycle,��� the performance is available on Blu-ray and DVD.

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