[pahr-suh-fuh l, -fahl]
- (italics) a music drama by Richard Wagner: composed 1877–82; première 1882.
- Teutonic Legend. Percival(def 1).
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So in Parsifal the white dove descends, overshadowing the Grail.Bride of the Mistletoe
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That is the key-note of Parsifal, the Knight of the Sangrail.
At this moment Gurnemanz, accompanied by Parsifal and Kundry, enter.
Yet was this the very crime to which Klingsor would drive her for the ruin of Parsifal.
Two days passed, on the first of which Parsifal was given, and on the second Meistersinger.Michael
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- German myth the hero of a medieval cycle of legends about the Holy GrailEnglish eqivalent: Percival
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