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Elisabeth Schwarzkopf
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STRAUSS: Vier Letzte Lieder

Vier Letzte Lieder [Four Last Songs]

Richard Strauss (1864-1949): Vier Letzte Lieder

Elisabeth Schwarzkopf, soprano, Philharmonia Orchestra, Herbert von Karajan (cond.)
Live recording, Royal Festival Hall, London, 20 June 1956

 

Music composed by Richard Strauss (1864–1949). Texts based upon poetry by Hermann Hesse and Joseph von Eichendorff.

First Performance: 22 May 1950, London, Kirsten Flagstad, soprano, Philharmonia Orchestra, Wilhelm Furtwängler

Frühling
Source: In dämmrigen Grüften träumte ich lang
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September
Source: Der Garten trauert, Kühl sinkt in die Blumen
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Beim Schlafengehen
Source: Nun der Tag mich müd’ gemacht
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Im Abendrot
Source: Wir sind durch Not und Freude Gegangen Hand in Hand
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