A couple stars for capturing the fanboy viv of Fry on film for so long, alone. Plus, hey . . .the music is righteous, even in rehearsal.
Fry introduces his fanboy fever and why it is, then . . . gets straight into the Nazi adoption of Wagner and how wildly inappropriate that was for both Wagner's life (pre-punk leftist revolutionary attacking the theater) his music (over the top German Romanticism-meets-future world populist visions), and his art: exploding the form of opera.
Bonus: a great demonstration of the 'Tristan chord', one of the most famous opening structures before the Beatles really,