Acrylic on Canvas - 14" x 20 "
For "Elsa's Processional to the Cathedral" LOHENGRIN by Richard Wagner
Created for the musical work
Elsa’s Processional to the Cathedral,
The Opera, Lohengrin
By Richard Wagner
“Wedding Dream” is Elsa’s Processional to the Cathedral -the instant moment of resolve as the Marriage ceremony begins with the Bride leaving the haven of a vestibule to begin an unknown journey in life. This Marriage Processional music is popularly identified today as “reflective ceremonial wedding music. “
Elsa’s Processional to the Cathedral is popularly played as music for weddings and music for processional events.
Richard Wagner’s Lohengrin, Elsa’s Processional to the Cathedral, he tells a tale of The Holy Grail in the Marriage of Elsa who steps steadily toward the altar of marriage with a bittersweet lamentation of situational melancholy brought to resolve. Elsa’s sentiments are troubled due to the unknown outcome of her choice of marriage ever shrouded in mystery and melancholy as the music starts hauntingly as a march-like canon.
The setting in Wagner’s Ring Opera Lohengrin includes fantasy, mystery and legends of heroics, treachery and spiritual haunting seen in "Wedding Dream." It is newly recorded by The Prince of Wales Orchestra, Great Britain.
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