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Ride of the Valkyries

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Written by Richard Wagner
Date 1870
Source Die Walküre (opera)
Publisher public domain
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John Cleese is forced to perform Wagnerian opera.
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Miss Piggy in the sterotypical Brünnhilde costume.

"Ride of the Valkyries" is a song by Richard Wagner from his opera Die Walküre. Although it was originally written with lyrics, the song has been used as an instrumental in popular culture, and is often associated with Brünnhilde, and her sterotypical opera costume.

References

  • A 1980 Milton Bradley puzzle depicts Miss Piggy performing as a Valkyrie spoofing a scene from the opera.
  • Another one from the line shows her in the same costume, backstage.
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