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Independent Lens Episode: "Sing Faster: The Stagehand's Ring Cycle"

Season 1, Episode 8
Episode Synopsis: 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.
Original Air Date: Sep 27, 1999

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Premiered: August 09, 1999, on PBS
Rating: TV-PG
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