Where good taste, clear and distinct ideas, and graceful modulations tend to be viewed with lowering suspicion.
Wagner preferred to describe Parsifal not as an opera, but as "ein Bühnenweihfestspiel" - "A Festival Play for the Consecration of the Stage." #
Labels: arthurian stuff, parsifal, religion, wagner
posted by Tom Matrullo at Monday, April 20, 2009
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