Independent Lens - Season 1, Episode 8 - Rotten Tomatoes

Sing Faster: The Stagehand's Ring Cycle

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The San Francisco Opera's 1990 mounting of Richard Wagner's "Der Ring des Nibelungen"---as seen and heard by the opera's stagehands, particularly Ken "Spike" Kirkland, who keeps up a running commentary throughout the hour, which concludes with the four "Ring Cycle" operas---all 17 hours of them---compressed into 60 seconds.

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