“Ertrinken. Versinken. Unbewusst. Hochste Lust!””To drown. To sink Unconscious. O Greatest Bliss!”Final words of both the character of Isolde and the climactic ending of Richard Wagner’s Neptunian masterpiece, “Tristan und Isoolde” One would be extremely hard pressed to find an individualized artwork or item deemed a masterpiece that fulfills a large number of artistic and […]Read more "Transformational Ecstasy: Neptunian Bliss Embodied by Jessye Norman’s Performance of Wagner’s “Liebestod”"