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Mathilde Wesendonck portrayed by K.F. Sohn, 1850
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Kirsten Flagstad, soprano, Bruno Walter, piano
Live performance, 23 March 1952, New York

 

Music composed by Richard Wagner (1813–1883). Texts based upon poetry by Mathilde Wesendonck (1828–1902).

Der Engel
Source: In der Kindheit frühen Tagen
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Stehe still!
Source: Sausendes, brausendes Rad der Zeit
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Im Treibhaus
Source: Hoch gewölbte Blätterkronen, Baldachine von Smaragd
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Schmerzen
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Träume
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