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  1. Apr 16, 2021 Wagner is now clearly behind Robert Williams, Tristan Thompson and fellow new Celtic Luke Kornet on the team's depth chart. Moritz Wagner: Waived by Celtics.
  2. Wagner completed Tristan in August 1859 and worked on Die Meistersinger from 1861 to 1867. He returned to the Ring in 1864, completing it 10 years later. Clearly he was a multi-tasker. Through the years many have argued that Tristan and Isolde are a kind of symbolic stand-in for Wagner and Mathilde. Wagner, in this view, uses the opera to.

But in July 2001, a performance of the 'Tristan und Isolde' overture at the Israel Festivel in Jerusalem proved that the contesious debate over Wagner is by no means settled. Wagner's music had been unofficially banned in public in Israel ever since Kristallnacht in 1938.

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The following is a sortable list of cinema films which have music by Richard Wagner in their soundtracks (other than films of Wagner's operas themselves). Casual references (and use of the Bridal Chorus from Lohengrin) are not included.

Wagner music in films[edit]

FilmDateDirectorMusic used from:Ref.
The Birth of a Nation1915D. W. Griffith'Ride of the Valkyries'[1]
The Great Dictator1940Charlie ChaplinLohengrin, prelude[1][2]
Murder!1930Alfred HitchcockTristan und Isolde[1]
What's Opera, Doc?1957Chuck JonesRing Cycle, Tannhäuser, The Flying Dutchman[1][2]
Excalibur1981John BoormanParsifal, Tristan und Isolde, Götterdämmerung[1][2]
Wagner1983Tony PalmerSiegfried[1]
Romeo + Juliet1996Baz LuhrmannTristan und Isolde, (Liebestod)[1]
Melancholia2011Lars von TrierTristan und Isolde[1][3]
Nymphomaniac2013Lars von TrierDas Rheingold[4]
Promising Young Woman2020Emerald FennellTristan und Isolde[5]
The New World2006Terrence MalickDas Rheingold[1][2]
Apocalypse Now1979Francis Ford Coppola'Ride of the Valkyries'[1][2]
The Blues Brothers1980John Landis'Ride of the Valkyries'[1][2]
Hitler: A Film from Germany1977Hans-Jürgen SyberbergRing Cycle[6]
Alien: Covenant2017Ridley ScottDas Rheingold, Entrance of the Gods into Valhalla[7]
Ludwig: Requiem for a Virgin King1972Hans-Jürgen SyberbergRing Cycle, Tristan und Isolde, Lohengrin[8]
Winifred Wagner und die Geschichte des Hauses Wahnfried 1914–19751975Hans-Jürgen SyberbergRing Cycle[9]
A Dangerous Method2011David CronenbergSiegfried, Die Walküre[3]
The Curious Case of Benjamin Button2008David FincherLohengrin, aria 'Dich, teure Halle'[10]
Florence Foster Jenkins2016Stephen Frears'Ride of the Valkyries'[11]
To the Wonder2012Terrence MalickParsifal, prelude[12]
Détective1985Jean-Luc GodardRienzi[13]
L'Age d'Or1930Luis BuñuelTristan und Isolde[14]
Un Chien Andalou1929Luis BuñuelTristan und Isolde[14]
One Hundred Men and a Girl1937Henry KosterLohengrin, prelude to act 3[15]
Triumph of the Will1935Leni RiefenstahlDie Meistersinger von Nürnberg, 'Wach' auf' chorus, (act 3, scene 5)[16]
Humoresque1946Jean NegulescoTristan und Isolde, arranged by Franz Waxman.[2]
Unfaithfully Yours1948Preston SturgesTannhäuser[2]
Magic Fire1955William DieterleRing Cycle[2]
Birth2004Jonathan GlazerSiegfried[2]
Lisztomania1975Ken RussellRienzi, Ring Cycle[17]
Valkyrie2008Bryan Singer'Ride of the Valkyries'[18]
Nosferatu the Vampyre1979Werner HerzogDas Rheingold[19]
Christmas Holiday1944Robert SiodmakTristan und Isolde (Liebestod)[20]
The Boys from Brazil1978Franklin SchaffnerSiegfried Idyll[21]
Escape1940Mervyn LeRoyTristan und Isolde (“Liebestod”)[22]
The Lion Man1936John P. McCarthyRide of the Valkyries[23]
The Viking1928Roy William NeillParsifal, Flying Dutchman, Die Walküre[23]
The Right to Live1935William KeighleyTristan und Isolde[23]
City Streets1931Rouben MamoulianDie Meistersinger von Nürnberg[23]
Flash Gordon's Trip to Mars1938Frederick StephaniParsifal[23]
Red River Valley1941Joseph Kane“Ride of the Valkyries”, Rienzi[23]
Secret Mission1942Harold FrenchDie Meistersinger von Nürnberg[22]
Sullivan’s Travels1941Preston Sturges'Ride of the Valkyries'[23]
The Scarlet Empress1934Josef von Sternberg'Ride of the Valkyries'[23]
A Foreign Affair1948Billy WilderLohengrin, overture[24]
A Farewell to Arms1932Frank BorzageTristan und Isolde[25]
That Obscure Object of Desire1977Luis Buñuel“Ride of the Valkyries”[26]
Abismos de pasión1954Luis BuñuelTristan und Isolde[27]
Mondo Trasho1969John Waters“Ride of the Valkyries”[28]
Patriotism1966Yukio MishimaTristan und Isolde[29]
Jarhead2005Sam Mendes“Ride of the Valkyries”[30]
1963Federico Fellini“Ride of the Valkyries”[28]
Love in the Afternoon1957Billy WilderTristan und Isolde[24]
Sedmikrásky (Daisies)1966Věra ChytilováGötterdämmerung[31]


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  1. ^ abcdefghijkSameer Rahim, 'Wagner in film', The Daily Telegraph, 22 July 2013, accessed 15 August 2018.
  2. ^ abcdefghijJon Burlingame, '10 films that utilize Wagner's music', Los Angeles Times, 17 June 2010, accessed 17 August 2017.
  3. ^ abNg, David (November 25, 2011). ''A Dangerous Method', 'Melancholia' take cues from Richard Wagner'. Los Angeles Times.CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  4. ^Wadsworth, John. 'Revenge Of The Auteur: Nymphomaniac's Musical Miscellany'. The Quietus. Retrieved May 17, 2020.CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  5. ^Salazar, David. 'Opera Meets Film: How 'Promising Young Woman' Dialogues With Wagner's 'Tristan und Isolde''. OperaWire. Retrieved 24 April 2021.CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  6. ^Joe and Gilman (2010), pp. 254–8.
  7. ^Brody, Richard (May 24, 2017). ''Alien: Covenant' Bursts with Pomposity'. The New Yorker. Advance Publications. Retrieved April 3, 2018.CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  8. ^Joe and Gilman (2010), p. 258.
  9. ^Winifred Wagner und die Geschichte des Hauses Wahnfried 1914 - 1975, filmportal.de website (in German), accessed 26.5.2020
  10. ^'The Curious Case of Benjamin Button (2008) Soundtracks', IMDB. Retrieved 15 August 2017.
  11. ^'Florence Foster Jenkins (2016) Soundtracks', IMDB. Retrieved 15 August 2017.
  12. ^'To the Wonder (2012) Soundtracks', IMDB. Retrieved 15 August 2017.
  13. ^'Détective (1985) Soundtracks', IMDB. Retrieved 15 August 2017.
  14. ^ abSangild (2015).
  15. ^Joe and Gilman (2010), p. 442.
  16. ^Strötgen (2008)
  17. ^Care (1978)
  18. ^IMDB, accessed 8 May 2019
  19. ^'Nosferatu the Vampyre (1979) - IMDb'. Retrieved 2020-05-14.
  20. ^Ross (2020), pp. 591–93.
  21. ^Ross (2020), pp. 587–88.
  22. ^ abRoss (2020) p. 582.
  23. ^ abcdefghRoss (2020) p. 574.
  24. ^ abRoss (2020) p. 590.
  25. ^Ross (2020) pp. 574, 593.
  26. ^Ross (2020) pp. 594, 596.
  27. ^Ross (2020) p. 596.
  28. ^ abRoss (2020) p. 598.
  29. ^Ross (2020) pp. 598–601.
  30. ^Ross (2020) p. 607.
  31. ^Clouzot (1968), p. 36


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