Feb. 17


Schopenhauer and Wagner

0. Intro. Wagner as a composer who

Wagner's audience. The ENORMOUS influence he had on all arts.
Edouard Schure (Rudolf Steiner). Theosophy, unity of all religions. Buddhism and Catholicism in Parsifal.

1. Wagner's language:

Increasing the ambiguity of the system in order to show the deceiving appearance of the world of representations.

Music as an image of the WILL itself. Parallel reality.

2. Analysis. The details of a chord-by-chord analysis.