Lieder und Tänze der Nacht (Songs and Dances of the Night). Song Cycle for Soprano and String Instruments, Op. 26

Text: Rainer Maria Rilke

I Am Rande der Nacht
II Toten-Tanz
III Aus einer Kindheit
IV Letzter Abend
V Der Wahnsinn
VI Epilog

Commissioned by the ‘Fonds voor de Scheppende Toonkunst’
Dedicated to Marie-José Verstralen


Yuko Yagishita, soprano; Basho Ensemble conducted by Jurrien Sligter

There is also a version for soprano, harp, piano, cembalo and string orchestra, Op. 26a.

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