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Götterdämmerung, WWV 86D, Act 3: Siegfrieds Tod und Trauermarsch (Sehr langsam - Feierlich)
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Prokofiev: Lieutenant Kijé (Suite), Op. 60: IV. Troika
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Symphony No. 4 in G Major, Symphony No. 4 in G Major: I. Bedächtig, nicht eilen
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Des Knaben Wunderhorn, Des Knaben Wunderhorn: No. 5, Das irdische Leben
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Kindertotenlieder, Kindertotenlieder: No. 1, Nun will die Sonn' so hell aufgeh'n

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Klaus Tennstedt

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A man who had thought life held no greater challenge than could be provided by a smaller theater or second-tier orchestra somewhere in Central Europe, conductor Klaus Tennstedt found himself propelled into the celebrity spotlight following several acclaimed guest appearances. His frail psyche and unstable health eventually broke under the weight of these responsibilities and he was obliged to all but retire from active conducting. Nonetheless, those all-too-few years of internat... Read more

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