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Operas by Richard Wagner - Der Ring Des Nibelungen, Die Walkure, Das Rheingold, Gotterdammerung, Siegfried, Lohengrin, the Flying Dutchman (Paperback) Loot Price: R380 Discovery Miles 3 800
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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Pages: 64. Chapters: Der Ring des Nibelungen, Die Walkure, Das Rheingold, Gotterdammerung, Siegfried, Lohengrin, The Flying Dutchman, Tristan und Isolde, Parsifal, Die Meistersinger von Nurnberg, Der Ring des Nibelungen: Composition of the poem, Der Ring des Nibelungen: Composition of the music, List of works for the stage by Wagner, Rienzi, Die Feen, Tannhauser, Das Liebesverbot, Das Rheingold discography, Mannerlist grosser als Frauenlist, Die Hochzeit, Die Laune des Verliebten. Excerpt: Uncompleted operas Parsifal 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 the Arthurian knight Parzival (Percival) and his quest for the Holy Grail, and on Chretien de Troyes' Perceval, the Story of the Grail. Wagner first conceived the work in April 1857 but it was not finished until twenty-five years later. It was to be Wagner's last completed opera and in composing it he took advantage of the particular acoustics of his Bayreuth Festspielhaus. Parsifal was first produced at the second Bayreuth Festival in 1882. The Bayreuth Festival maintained a monopoly on Parsifal productions until 1903, when the opera was performed at the Metropolitan Opera in New York. Wagner preferred to describe Parsifal not as an opera, but as "ein Buhnenweihfestspiel" - "A Festival Play for the Consecration of the Stage." At Bayreuth a tradition has arisen that there is no applause after the first act of the opera. Wagner's spelling of Parsifal instead of the Parzival he had used up to 1877 is informed by an erroneous etymology of the name Percival deriving it from a supposedly Arabic origin, Fal Parsi meaning "pure fool." Wagner first read Wolfram von Eschenbach's poem Parzival while taking the waters at Marienbad in 1845. After encountering Arthur Schopenhauer's work in 1854, Wagner bec...

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Imprint: Books LLC, Wiki Series
Country of origin: United States
Release date: September 2011
First published: September 2011
Authors: Source Wikipedia
Creators: Books Llc
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 4mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 66
ISBN-13: 978-1-155-37770-4
Barcode: 9781155377704
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LSN: 1-155-37770-2

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