“A Neo-Medieval Setting of the
and performed by
The legend of the Grail is one
of the most enduring
in Western European literature and art
This legend was inspired by classical and Celtic mythologies
Passionate Quest is based on the earliest complete surviving
Percival written (or written down?) by Wolfram von Eschenbach around 1100 AD—
himself an impoverished itinerant Bavarian knight.
hard to say how far back into the mists of time the legend goes before
In Eschenbach's account, a profound and mystical epic poem, of the Grail legend,
Percival, the hero, begins as a naive young man who wants to be a knight;
he passes through various mythic trials and tribulations,
and ultimately is crowned the new Grail King.
wisely never identifies the nature of the Grail
(equating the Grail to the cup of Jesus' Last Supper was centuries later).
That leaves it up to us — what is the Grail for you? What are you seeking?
Passionate Quest: A Romance of the Grail
is adapted from Eschenbach's version.
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|1. Prologue (3:46)|
|2. The Forest (2:54)|
|3. The Young Knight Goes Forth (1:30)|
|4. His First Battle (3:05)|
|5. Hearth and Home (3:13)|
|6. The Grail Castle (5:07)|
|7. The Procession of the Grail (3:08)|
|8. The Unasked Question (3:54)|
|9. The Loathly Damsel (2:50)|
|10. The Wasteland (4:50)|
|11. The Hermit (3:23)|
|12. The Effectual Question (3:25)|
|13. The Coronation (4:19)|
|14. The Contemplation of the Grail (3:44)|
playing time: 48 minutes
|Music of the Mythos|