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1. Herbert Barth, Dietrich Mack and Egon Voss. Wagner A Documentary Study; Oxford University Press, NY (1975), 256pp.

2. John Culshaw, Reflections on Wagner's Ring; Viking press, NY (1976), 105pp.

3.John Culshaw, Ring Resounding. Account of the First Recording of Wagner's Ring; Viking Press, NY (1976), 276pp.

4. J.K. Holman, Wagner's Ring: A listener's Companion and Concordance. Amadeus Press, OR. (1996), 440pp. (A MUST for Ring devotees; fans of traditional ring productions such as the MET's will love this book written by a banker who is also an ardent music lover.)

5. Joseph Horowitz, Wagner Nights.An American History; University of California Press, Berkeley & Los Angeles (1994), 389pp.

6. Hans Meyer, Richard Wagner in Bayreuth; Rizzoli, NY(1976), 248pp.

7. Ernest Newman, The Wagner Operas; Knopf, NY (1949), 724pp. (THE book on Richard Wagner.)

8. Charles Osborne, The World Theatre of Wagner; Macmillan Publishing Co, Inc., NY (1982), 224 pp. (This book by a poet and one of the world's foremost authorities on opera celebrates 150 years of Wagner opera productions. It contains exceptional photographs and distinguished commentary.)

9. George Bernard Shaw, The Perfect Wagnerite; A Commentary on the Nibelung's Ring. (first published 1898); Dover Publications, N.Y. (1967), 136pp. (The Ring interpreted with a Socialist twist.)

10. Frederic Spotts, Bayreuth A History of the Wagner Festival; Yale University Press, New Haven & London (1994), 334pp.
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