Des Knaben Wunderhorn

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Knaben Wunderhorn, Des (Youth's Magic Horn). Anthology of Ger. folk poetry pubd. 1805–8, ed. by Arnim and Brentano, songs from which have been set by several composers incl. Strauss and, particularly, Mahler, who comp. over 20 Wunderhorn songs for v. and pf. or orch. and incorporated Wunderhorn songs into his 2nd, 3rd, and 4th syms. F. Eng. p. of Mahler's Des Knaben Wunderhorn (10 songs for sop. and bar.) in orch. version, London, Nov. 1961, cond. B. Fairfax.

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Wunderhorn, Des Knaben. See Knaben Wunderhorn, Des.