O du mein holder Abendstern

Franz Liszt

O du mein holder Abendstern

S. 444 • “From: Wagner's Tannhäuser, WWV70”

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Elisabeth, niece of Thuringia's Landgrave, kneels before a crucifix praying for the return of her beloved, the Minnesinger knight Tannhäuser. Pilgrims returning from Rome pass in the distance -- Tannhäuser is not among them. After a prayer to the Virgin begging to be gathered to the company of angels, she moves slowly ... read more