About this work...
This song, with its heavy, clinging eroticism, is one of the most sensual of all vocal compositions. The voice and piano create a perfect partnership in setting the mood, and the result is astonishingly vivid. "On a pale lily, my heart sleeps, in a sleep as sweet as death. Exquisite death, death perfumed with the bre... read more
Curated by Chanda VanderHart, Pianist and Musicologist