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A surprising number of composers set Hebbel’s poetry to music: Johannes Brahms (in two songs Op 58 Nos 6 and 7, and a vocal quartet), Liszt, Cornelius, Reger, Wolf (two 1878 songs from the Nachgelassene Lieder, and the better known Die Vöglein published in Sechs Lieder für eine Frauenstimme), Pfitzner, Berg, Othmar Schoeck and Paul Hindemith.
from notes by Graham Johnson ©