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Lieder des Abschieds (Op. 14)
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Christina Georgina Rossetti (5 December 1830 – 29 December 1894) was an English poet who wrote a variety of romantic, devotional, and children's poems. She is famous for writing "Goblin Market" and "Remember". She also wrote the words of two Christmas carols well known in the British Isles: "In the Bleak Midwinter", later set to music by Gustav Holst and by Harold Darke, and "Love Came Down at Christmas", also set by Harold Darke and other composers.
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Previously performed at:
- 30 Jan 2020: Song at Wolfson / Anna Cavaliero: Britten, Korngold, Poulenc, Bartók and...
- 26 Jan 2020: Oxford Lieder at Fairlight Hall / Anna Cavaliero: Britten, Korngold, Pou...
- 20 Oct 2017: Mahler, Korngold & Zemlinsky: Sarah Connolly & Eugene Asti
(As part of a song cycle/series:)
- 20 Oct 2017: Korngold Quintet: Liebeck, Carroll, Forsberg