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Wagner"s Parsifal

William Kinderman

Wagner"s Parsifal

by William Kinderman

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Published by Oxford University Press in New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. [302]-318) and index.

StatementWilliam Kinderman
SeriesStudies in musical genesis, structure, and interpretation, Studies in musical genesis, structure, and interpretation
Classifications
LC ClassificationsML410.W17 K56 2013
The Physical Object
Paginationvi, 327 p.
Number of Pages327
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL27153030M
ISBN 100195366921
ISBN 109780195366921
LC Control Number2012034349
OCLC/WorldCa808108824

  “Parsifal” had its première at Bayreuth, in , and the composer died the following year, his name and work destined to be woven into the fate of the German nation. Parsifal, Wagner’s final opera, is considered by many to be one of the greatest religious musical works ever composed; but it is also one of the most difficult to understand and many have questioned whether it can be considered a “Christian” work at to this is the furious debate that has surrounded the composer as an anti-Semite, racist, and inspiration for Hitler.5/5(1).

  Parsifal's journey from swan-killing holy fool in the first act to king of the holy grail at the end of the third act centres on the overtly Christian imagery of the knights of the grail. Parsifal book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. English National Opera Guides are ideal companions to the opera. They provide sti /5(21).

  Wagner’s Parsifal by Met Opera April 11th, by John Mansfield I was advised that Metropolitan Opera is making recordings of their productions available during this time of at-home confinement, a different one free each day. A superbly insightful and moving exploration of Wagner's last opera, by one of Britain's leading intellectuals Wagner's last music-drama tells the story of Parsifal, the 'pure fool, knowing through compassion', who has been called to rescue the Kingdom of the Grail from the sins that have polluted it. The Grail is a symbol of purity in a world of lust and power, but although Parsifal is the.


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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, innot long after Wagner’s death. Learn more about Parsifal, including its summary and characters.

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Wagner's last music-drama tells the story of Parsifal, the 'pure fool, knowing through compassion', who has been called to rescue the Kingdom of the Grail from the sins that have polluted it. Wagner's PARSIFAL Opera Study Guide and Libretto: Opera Classics Library Paperback – Decem by Burton D Fisher (Author) out of 5 stars 1 rating.

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William Kinderman's detailed study of Parsifal, described by the composer as his "last card," explores the evolution of the text and music of this inexhaustible yet highly controversial music drama across Wagner's entire career, and offers a reassessment of the ideological Wagners Parsifal book political history of Parsifal, shedding new light on the connection of Wagner's legacy to the rise of National Cited by: 3.

A large part of the book is devoted to unpicking the musical ‘how’. Wagner was the father of the leitmotif, a technique later enthusiastically taken up by Hollywood, in which a musical phrase is associated with a certain character or a certain emotion.

William Kinderman's detailed study of Parsifal, described by the composer as his last card, explores the evolution of the text and music of this inexhaustible yet highly controversial music drama across Wagner's entire career, and offers a reassessment of the ideological and political history of Parsifal, shedding new light on the connection of Wagner's legacy to the rise of National Socialism.

Parsifal by J. Walker McSpadden, Richard Wagner and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at   This book offers a reassessment of the ideological and political history of Parsifal, shedding new light on the connection of Wagner's legacy to the rise of National Socialism in Germany.

The compositional genesis is traced through many unfamiliar manuscript sources, revealing unsuspected models and veiled connections to Wagner's earlier : William Kinderman. William Kinderman's detailed study of Parsifal, described by the composer as his last card, explores the evolution of the text and music of this inexhaustible yet highly controversial music drama across Wagner's entire career.

This book offers a reassessment of the ideological and political history of Parsifal, shedding new light on the connection of Wagner's legacy to the rise of National. Wagner's Parsifal is an exploration of the drama, music and philosophy of this extraordinary musical icon by a writer whose knowledge and understanding of the Western musical tradition are the equal of his capacities as a philosopher.

Wagner Books CASTORF / WAGNER Der Ring des Nibelungen Bilingual book (French/German) CASTORF / WAGNER Der Ring des Nibelungen Bilingual book (french/german) about Frank Castorf's Ring production at Bayreuth edited by Guy Cherqui and David Verdier (Wanderer, Geneva) Essays and Interviews Katharina Wagner (artistic director, Bayreuth).

William Kinderman: Wagner’s Parsifal Review and comments by Germán A. Bravo-Casas. Parsifal has been praised as the most inspiring music composed by Wagner as well as his most controversial hypnotic music and the depth of the plot have attracted many different audiences; the plethora of divergent views about the work continues to emerge as scholars, performers, critics and.

Lohengrin is a romantic opera in three acts composed and written by Richard Wagner, first performed in The story of the eponymous character is. Parsifal (WWV ) is an opera in three acts by Richard Wagner. It is loosely based on Wolfram von Eschenbach's Parzival, the 13th century epic poem of. (Parsifal mounts the altar steps, takes the Grail from the shrine already opened by the squires, and falls to his knees before it in silent prayer and contemplation.

- The Grail gradually glows with a soft light. - Increasing darkness below and growing illumination from above.) ALL. Richard Wagner: Parsifal. Textbuch - Libretto Entstanden Erstdruck der Dichtung: Mainz (B. Schott's Söhne) Uraufführung am "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.

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Book Review: Richard H. Bell, Wagner's "Parsifal". An Appreciation in the Light of His Theological Journey. COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus.“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.Parsifal thus seems to ask whether it is possible to have any kind of religion in an irreligious age. Like Der Ring des Nibelungen and Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg, Parsifal is an attempt to rescue the ideals of the age of revolution through art.

Such ideals have nevertheless undergone substantial change.