Abendempfindung an Laura

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

Abendempfindung an Laura

K523 • “Abend ist's, die Sonne ist verschwunden”

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Mozart's few Lieder are representative of eighteenth century song and its tendency toward sentimental melancholy. References to tears, graves and loneliness occur often in the poems, such as An die Hoffnung, K. 390, and An die Einsamkeit, K. 391. Some are satirical, such as Die Verschweigung, K. 518, and one Das Veilch... read more