Tuesday, January 25, 2011

Das Lied von der Erde - lyrics development

From the preceding post you might conclude that I am a bit obsessed with Mahler's Das Lied von der Erde - and you would be right. I was delighted to find the linked web site, where the development of the lyrics of each of the six sections is shown, from the original Chinese dialects via French and German translations to Mahler's own interpretation. If you share my fascination for this masterpiece, do check this out!

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