Friday, October 29, 2010

Felix Mendelssohn's Hexenlied

The text of Hölty's Hexenlied is really a paganistic celebration of spring, but all the imagery of witches, goats, dragons, broomsticks and Beelzebub places Mendelssohn's setting perfectly into any Hallowe'en-themed festivities.

Gudrun Sidonie Otto, soprano
Wolfgang Brunner, Hammerklavier

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