Index of Articles

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Introductory Material

icon An Introduction to Parsifal

icon Plot Summary of Parsifal

icon A Cautionary Tale
(Neil Kurtzman)


Articles - Sources and Contexts

icon Wagner's Sources

icon Parzival and Parsifal

icon Peredur, an Arthurian tale

icon Wolzogen on Parsifal

icon The Wounding and Healing Holy Spear

icon Parsifal and Greek Myth

icon Magic Flowers

icon The Origins of Kundry

icon Swans and Geese: Wagner's Wildfowl

icon Wagner, Buddhism and Parsifal

icon Jesus - Buddha - Parsifal

icon Suneson on Indian Influences in Parsifal

(Höchsten Heiles Wunder!)

Articles - Creation

icon Chronology

icon The Genesis of Parsifal

icon Richard Wagner to Mathilde Wesendonk

icon Wagner's Muse

Articles - Interpretation

icon Parsifal and Race

icon Wieland Wagner's Parsifal Cross

icon Parsifal's Progress

icon Sleeping and Waking

icon Good Friday

icon Erlösung dem Erlöser

icon Parsifal and Christianity

Articles - References

icon The Prose Draft of Parsifal

icon PARSIFAL - A New English Translation with Commentary

icon Further Reading

icon A Parsifal Discography

icon Parzival in der Gralsburg
(Hans Zimmermann)


Articles - Performance

icon Parsifal on Stage

icon Adolphe Appia on Parsifal and the Ring

icon Transformation Music

icon The Bells of Monsalvat

icon Parsifal at Covent Garden

icon Bernard Levin on Parsifal

icon Parsifal in Wolfgang Wagner's staging at Bayreuth

icon Syberberg's Parsifal Film
icon Parsifal at Baireuth (M.G. van Rensselaer)

icon Wagner's Parsifal (C.D. Warner)
from P. Swinkels' Wagner Library


Articles - the Music

icon An Introduction to the Music of Parsifal

icon The Mystic Chord

icon Leitmotif Guide (800x600)

icon Leitmotif Guide (1024x768)

icon Prelude to Act 1

icon Prelude to Act 2

icon Prelude to Act 3

icon Meyerbeer's Robert and Wagner's Parsifal



The dove descends as Grail and Spear are restored and reunited


Articles - Reactions

icon Nietzsche on Parsifal

icon G.B. Shaw on Parsifal

icon A Poem by Paul Verlaine

icon Parsifal and the Nazis

icon Lévi-Strauss on Parsifal

icon Thomas Mann on Parsifal

icon An Act of Will

icon Pablo Picasso and Parsifal

icon Franz Stassen (1869-1949)
A virtual exhibition including oil paintings inspired by Parsifal

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