What does Bühnenweihfestspiel mean?

Bühnenweihfestspiel - German to English

[literally a 'stage-consecrating event play'; Wagner's description of their last remarkable work "Parsifal"]

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  • sacred festival drama

Sentence Examples with the word Bühnenweihfestspiel

Parsifal: ein Buhnenweihfestspiel (a solemn stage festival play), 3 acts (poem, 1876-1877; music, 1877-1882, Charfreitagszauber already sketched in 1857).

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