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The Redeemer Reborn. Parsifal As the Fifth Opera of Wagner's Ring

By: Schofield, Paul

Price: £12.00

Publisher: Amadeus Press: 2007

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 12195

ISBN: 1574671618

Condition: New in Fine dust jacket


324pp. Shows how Parsifal is in fact actually the fifth opera of the Ring. Schofield explains in detail how these five musical dramas portray a single, unbroken story which begins at the start of Das Rheingold when Wotan breaks a branch from the World Ash-tree and Alberich steals the gold of the Rhine, thus separating Spear and Grail, and ends with the reunion of the Spear and Grail in the temple of Monsalvat at the end of Parsifal. Schofield explains how and why the four main characters of the Ring are reborn in the opera Parsifal, needing to complete in Parsifal the spiritual journey begun i... View more info