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The German Ballad (The Classical Age): Read by Eric Bauer and Brigitt Schaidnagl

Eric Bauer and Brigitt Schaidnagl
The German Ballad (The Classical Age): Read by Eric Bauer and Brigitt Schaidnagl

The German Ballad (The Classical Age) includes nine poems from the German classical literary period, the Goethezeit. The most important type of poetry during this period was the ballad, a lyrical narrative poem that explores topics such as the power of nature, the supernatural and mythological, history, and fate. Three prominent classical poets are featured on this 1964 recording: Gottfried August Bürger, Friedrich Schiller, and Johann Wolfgang von Goethe. Liner notes discuss the evolution of the ballad and also include the complete German text of each poem.

Track Listing

101
Burger: Lenore Brigitt Schaidnagl & Eric Bauer 14:04
102
Goethe: Der König in Thule Eric W. Bauer 1:19
103
Goethe: Der Fischer Brigitt Schaidnagl 1:49
104
Goethe: Der Totentanz Eric W. Bauer 3:12
201
Goethe: Der Zauberlehrling Brigitt Schaidnagl 3:42
202
Goethe: Die Wandelnde Glocke Brigitt Schaidnagl 1:18
203
Schiller: Der Ring des Polykrates Eric W. Bauer 5:03
204
Goethe: Erlkönig Brigitt Schaidnagl & Eric Bauer 2:06
205
Goethe: Die Braut von Korinth Eric W. Bauer 9:49

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