Albrecht Mendelssohn Bartholdy: Songs for Lena (CD)
Albrecht Mendelssohn Bartholdy was the grandson of Felix Mendelssohn.
Conscious of his heritage he also wrote songs, taking texts from Eichendorff, Goethe, Heine and the folk collection Des Knaben Wunderhorn, as had Felix and Fanny Mendelssohn.
These ardent love songs were inspired by his student Magdalene Lena Schoch who, soon after her graduation, became the composers indispensable and trusted colleague and confidante.
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