Ludwig van Beethoven


Op. 46 • “Einsam wandelt dein Freund im Frühlingsgarten”

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Adelaide, the most famous of Beethoven's lieder, was composed in 1794 or 1795. Indeed, the song was apparently one of his own favorites; he identified it as such in a letter to the poet Friedrich von Matthisson, and he himself played the accompaniment in an 1815 concert in celebration of the Empress of Russia's birthda... read more