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If you love for beauty

I love the “Rückert Lieder” by Gustav Mahler. The 5 poems by the German poet Friedrich Rückert are of sublime beauty and Mahler’s music just gives them wings. Enjoy Liebst Du Um Schönheit

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I am lost to the world

During the summers of 1901 and 1902, Gustav Mahler set to music five poems by the German Romantic poet Friedrich Rückert. Mahler identified strongly with the poem, saying that it expressed his very self.

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