Siegbert Prawer - The Penguin Book of Lieder

An essential anthology for concert-goers, record collectors and all lovers of German music and poetry

Contains the words of many of the best-known Lieder from Haydn to Hindemith, including the full text of such song-cycles as Beethoven's An die ferne Geliebte, Schubert's Die schöne Müllerin and Winterreise, Schumann's Dichterliebe, Wolf's Italienisches Liederbuch, Mahler's Kindertotenlieder, Strauss's Vier letzte Lieder and many more. The book includes literal, line-by-line translations in English opposite the text, and a section of notes on the life and work of every composer and every poet represented.

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