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Marcabru (Occitan pronunciation: [markaˈbɾy]; fl. 1130-1150) is one of the earliest troubadours whose poems are known. There is no certain information about him; the two vidas attached to his poems tell different stories, and b...
Walther von der Vogelweide
Walther von der Vogelweide (c. 1170 – c. 1230) is the most celebrated Middle High German lyric poet. He wrote primarily in the Minnesang tradition, but also wrote other poems in other genres. He is known for his innovative and ...
Ottorino Respighi
Ottorino Respighi (Italian: [ottoˈriːno resˈpiːɡi]; 9 July 1879 – 18 April 1936) was an Italian violinist, composer and musicologist, best known for his three orchestral tone poems Fountains of Rome (1916), Pines of Rome (1924)...
Geoffrey Molyneux Palmer
Geoffrey Molyneux Palmer (in Gaelic: Seathrún de Pámar) (8 October 1882 – 29 November 1957) was an Irish composer, mainly of operas and vocal music, among them the first musical settings of poems by James Joyce.
Fünf Gedichte für Eine Frauenstimme (Wesendonck-Lieder)
Romantic song-cycle

Wesendonck Lieder, WWV 91, is the common name of a set of five songs for female voice and piano by Richard Wagner, Fünf Gedichte für eine Frauenstimme (Five Poems for a Female Voice). He set five poems by Mathilde Wesendonck ...

George Butterworth
George Sainton Kaye Butterworth, MC (12 July 1885 – 5 August 1916) was an English composer who was best known for the orchestral idyll The Banks of Green Willow and his song settings of A. E. Housman's poems from A ...
Adrianus Valerius
Adrianus (Adriaen) Valerius, also known as Adriaen Valerius, (c. 1575 – 1625) was a Dutch poet and composer, known mostly for his poems dealing with peasant and burgher life and those dealing with the Dutch War of Independence,...
Prélude à l'après-midi d'un faune
Late-romantic symphonic poem

Prélude à l'après-midi d'un faune (L. 86), known in English as Prelude to the Afternoon of a Faun, is a symphonic poem for orchestra by Claude Debussy, approximately 10 minutes in duration. It was first performed in Paris on December ...

Johann Abraham Peter Schulz
Johann Abraham Peter Schulz (31 March 1747, Lüneburg – 10 June 1800,Schwedt) was a German musician. He is best known as the composer of the melody for Matthias Claudius's poem "Der Mond ist aufgegangen" and the Christmas carol ...
Johann Wilhelm Wilms
Johann Wilhelm Wilms (March 30, 1772 (baptized) – July 19, 1847) was a Dutch-German composer, best known for setting the poem Wien Neêrlands Bloed to music, which served as the Dutch national anthem from 1815 to 1932. Wilms was...
Má Vlast
Romantic tone poem from 1879
... "Diez poetas, diez músicos," a collection of poems and musical poems compiled by editor Ilia Galán ...
Symphony No. 9
Classical symphony from 1824

The Symphony No. 9 in D minor, Op. 125 (also known as "the Choral"), is Ludwig van Beethoven's final complete symphony. Completed in 1824, the symphony is one of the best-known works in classical music. Among critics, it is almost ...

Seven Poems
Romantic song-cycle
Parnassus Records (2001) 56 tracks 02:32:45
... Street alexander-street Released in 2001 Four Poems By Tennyson ... - The Sleeping Palace (Rorem) Four Poems By Tennyson - Now Sleeps the Crimson Petal (Rorem ... ) Four Poems By Tennyson - Far-Far-Away (Rorem) Four Poems By Tennyson - Ask Me ...