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Richard Wagner"s Parsifal

Richard Wagner

Richard Wagner"s Parsifal

by Richard Wagner

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Published by T. B. Harms & Francis, Day & Hunter in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Operas -- Librettos.

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesParsifal.
    Statementtranslated and adapted for performance in English by Henry Edward Krehbiel ; with a story of the drama, analytical notes and musical themes as performed at the Metropolitan Opera House in New York.
    ContributionsKrehbiel, Henry Edward, 1854-1923.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination48 p. :
    Number of Pages48
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22365656M

    Richard Wagner's beautiful 'Parsifal' prelude. As performed by the Wiener Philharmoniker, conducted by Georg Solti.   The story of Wagner's opera, Parsifal, is set in the Montserrat mountains of northern Spain. The Story of Parsifal ACT 1 Gurnemanz, the eldest Knight of the Holy Grail, wakes two of his esquires to lead them in their morning prayers outside of their castle nestled in the Montserrat mountains.

      Richard Wagner: composer, conductor, dramatist, poet, polemicist, anarchist, Teutonic nationalist, anti-Semite, feminist, pacifist, vegetarian, animal rights activist — the man was the walking. Parsifal, music drama in three acts by German composer Richard Wagner, with a German libretto by the composer. The work was first performed in Bayreuth, Bavaria, Germany, in , not long after Wagner’s death. Learn more about Parsifal, including its summary and characters.

      German composer and musical theorist Richard Wilhelm Wagner (), circa Author: Mark Swed. Richard Wagner Parsifal In Focus Premiere: Bayreuth Festival House, Wagner’s final opera is a musical journey unlike any other. The composer preferred to call his mature works “music dramas” to distinguish them from “conventional” opera, but he set Parsifal even further apart by naming it a Bühnenweihfestspiel, a “festival.


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''Whoever may be interested in Richard Wagner's music will appreciate this book, full of biographical, historical, philosophical, and musicological background information on the origins of his final stage work, ''Parsifal''. But for a theologian interested in Wagner this book can be an eye-opener.5/5(2).

This new book provides a profound and penetrating exploration of Wagner’s magnificent music drama. As such, it is essential reading for anyone who wishes to understand the messages and symbols which lie at the heart of Parsifal and so ensure that their engagement with Wagner’s supreme work of art is suitably enriched/5(21).

'Parsifal' was Richard Wagner's last opera, Richard Wagners Parsifal book is considered by many to be his most beautiful and moving work.

This volume offers a critical examination of the relationship between Wagner's sources and his text, and identifies important thematic connections with a number of other works/5. In this book Lucy Beckett gives a comprehensive account of Wagner's last and strangest opera.

The literary sources of this work, its many links with Wagner's life and thought, its libretto, music and stage history, are all thoroughly examined/5. Parsifal von Richard Wagner Libretto (deutsch) Our Stores Are Open Book Annex Membership Educators Gift Cards Stores & Events Help Auto Suggestions are available once you type at least 3 letters.

Use up arrow (for mozilla firefox browser alt+up arrow) and down arrow (for mozilla firefox browser alt+down arrow) to review and enter to select Pages: Richard Wagner: Parsifal. Textbuch - Libretto Entstanden Erstdruck der Dichtung: Mainz (B. Schott's Söhne) Uraufführung amFestspielhaus, Bayreuth.

Neuausgabe mit einer Biographie des Autors. Herausgegeben von Karl-Maria Guth. Berlin Textgrundlage ist die Ausgabe: Richard Wagner: Die Musikdramen. “Parsifal,” he snarled in the essay “Nietzsche Contra Wagner”, “is a work of perfidy, of vindictiveness, of a secret attempt to poison the presuppositions of life – a bad work.” Parsifal.

“THE TALE I TELL IS OF AN ANCIENT DAY”: POGANY'S BEAUTIFULLY ILLUSTRATED PARSIFAL, (POGANY, Willy) ROLLESTON, T.W. Parsifal or the Legend of the Holy Grail retold from Antient Sources with acknowledgement to the “Parsifal” of Richard Wagner.

London: Harrap, Small folio (/2 by 11 inches), contemporary full brown morocco gilt rebacked, raised bands, all edges gilt. uring his Dresden years () Richard Wagner found many ideas for stage works in medieval literature.

Some of those ideas he would develop into operas or music-dramas (such as Lohengrin, the Ring, Die Meistersinger and Parsifal) while others remained no more than possible subjects for musical and dramatic treatment (such as Wieland der Schmied).

is a platform for academics to share research papers. Richard Wagner's Parsifal remains an inexhaustible yet highly controversial work. This "stage consecration festival play," as the composer described it, represents the culmination of his efforts to. Richard Wagner was born to an ethnic German family in Leipzig, who lived at No 3, the Brühl (The House of the Red and White Lions) in the Jewish quarter.

He was baptized at St. Thomas was the ninth child of Carl Friedrich Wagner, who was a clerk in the Leipzig police service, and his wife, Johanna Rosine (née Paetz), the daughter of a baker.

Parsifal Unveiled: The Meaning of Richard Wagner’s Masterpiece - Ebook written by Samael Aun Weor. Read this book using Google Play Books app on your PC, android, iOS devices. Download for offline reading, highlight, bookmark or take notes while you read Parsifal Unveiled: The Meaning of Richard Wagner’s Masterpiece.

Book: All Authors / Contributors: T W Rolleston; Willy Pogány; Richard Wagner; with acknowledgement to the "Parsifal" of Richard Wagner, by T.W.

Rolleston ; presented by Willy Pogany. Reviews. User-contributed reviews Tags. Add tags for "Parsifal, or, The legend of. Lohengrin Son of Parsifal a Dramatic Poem By Richard Wagner Freely Translated in Poetic Narrative By Oliver Hunkel Huckel, Oliver and Richard Wagner Published by Thomas Crowell, NY ().

Free kindle book and epub digitized and proofread by Project Gutenberg. Parsifal A Mystical Drama by Richard Wagner Retold in the Spirit of the Bayreuth Interpretation Language: English: LoC Class: ML: Music: Literature of music: Subject: Operas -- Stories, plots, etc.

Subject. Parsifal Unveiled, a book by Samael Aun Weor The Meaning of Richard Wagner’s Masterpiece "When religion becomes artificial, art has a duty to rescue it. Art can show that the symbols which religions would have us believe literally true are actually figurative.

Above: Parsifal (Michael Weinius) in the library. Stockholm Royal Opera Source Literature. For an account of Wagner's known and probable sources of material for Parsifal or sources of inspiration, see this article.

See also: Appendix 1: Bibliography of Critical Works and of Major Texts of the Grail Legend in Loomis. Please note that, where an English translation is referenced below, it.

Parsifal: Richard Wagner’s opera. by enchantedb August 7, Franz Stassen’s illustration for Richard Wagner’s opera. Publisher: Verlag von Fischer & Franke, Berlin click on the image to visit the book’s amazon page.

You can see the illusrations of the book. (Parsifal rises after a further silence, thrusts the Spear into the ground before him, lays shield and sword beneath it, opens his helmet, takes it from his head and lays it with the other arms, then kneels before the Spear in silent prayer.

Gurnemanz watches Parsifal with astonishment and emotion. This book is a must for everyone interested in Richard Wagner and the Wagner Festival in Bayreuth.

The book covers everything: the planning, the building of the Festspielhaus, the festival leaders, the singers, the directors, all the productions. Nicholas Vazsonyi: Richard Wagner: Self-Promotion and the Making of a Brand.The best books on Wagner recommended by Michael Tanner Richard Wagner's works are as immense as they are influential: the four-part, hour saga Der Ring des Nibelungen is the most analysed opera of all time.

And yet, Wagner was arrogant and virulently anti-semitic.Parsifal is overcome with remorse, blaming himself for this state of affairs. Gurnemanz tells him that today is the day of Titurel's funeral, and that Parsifal has a great duty to perform.

Kundry washes Parsifal's feet and Gurnemanz anoints him with water from the Holy Spring, recognizing him as the pure fool, now enlightened by compassion, and.