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"He [Wagner] has been much criticized for this strongly personal statement of a religious subject, which mingles the concepts of sacred and profane love; but in the light of modern knowledge, his insight into the relationship between religious and sexual experience can only seem much in advance of his time." "Encylopaedia Britannica"Completed in 1882, "Parsifal" is Wagner's last opera and one of his finest, renowned for its splendid music and glowing orchestration. With its deeply personal treatment of the legend of the Holy Grail, and the subtle intensity and depth of compassion of its treatment of themes of innocence and purity, remorse and sexual renunciation, the opera ranks as one of Wagner's most symbolic, intense, and compassionate works.This Dover edition reproduces every note of this glorious masterpiece from the authoritative C. F. Peters edition, including the list of characters and contents in both German and English. It will be welcomed by musicians, music lovers, opera buffs, and admirers of Wagner as the only complete, inexpensive edition of a 19th-century landmark. "

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780486251752
ISBN-10: 0486251756
Format: Paperback
Pages: 592
Imprint: Dover Publications Inc.
Publisher: Dover Publications Inc.
Publish Date: 1-Sep-1986
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - Richard Wagner

Composer and conductor Richard Wagner (1813 83) is best known for his four-opera classic, "The Ring." Unlike most other composers, Wagner wrote both the scenario and libretto for his operas."

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