Song: Mirror of the World
Program 3
Singing the Romantic Self

Program 3: Singing the Romantic Self

Song: Mirror of the World Radio Series
Program 3: Singing the Romantic Self

The Romantic movement gave birth to a new era of individuality, heralded by the innovative poetry of Goethe and the musical genius of Schubert. The Romantics were also fascinated by the natural and supernatural worlds, which are explored in contrasting settings of Goethe’s eerie poem “Der Erlkönig.” Groundbreaking songs of longing, loneliness, and love, by Beethoven and the Mendelssohn siblings, are also featured.

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Host & Artistic Director:
Thomas Hampson

Co-Produced by the Hampsong Foundation and The WFMT Radio Network

Production Team:
Executive Producers: Thomas Hampson & Steve Robinson (The WFMT Radio Network)
Audio Producer: Carolyn Paulin (The WFMT Radio Network)
Coordinating Producer: Miriam Lewin
Project Manager: Christie Finn
Writer for Singing the Romantic SelfScott Burnham, Princeton University

Song listings with composer / poet, performers, CD label, and CD number are listed below.

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