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Hast du ein Tongedicht vollbracht (1918) Op. 66

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Der Krämerspiegel (Op. 66)

Hast du ein Tongedicht vollbracht

Hast du ein Tongedicht vollbracht,
Nimm vor den Füchsen dich in Acht,
Denn solche Brüder Reinecke,
Die fressen dir das Deinige!

Once you have finished a tone poem

Once you have finished a tone poem,
Beware of the Foxes,
For these Reynard Brothers
Wolf what belongs to you!

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Richard Georg Strauss was a German composer of the late Romantic and early modern eras. He is particularly well-known for his operas, Lieder, and tone poems. 

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