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comparative Schubert listening:
Nur wer die Sehnsucht kennt „Sehnsucht“ First setting, first version, D310. 15 October 1815
Nur wer die Sehnsucht kennt „Sehnsucht“ First setting, second version, D310a. 15 October 1815
Nur wer die Sehnsucht kennt „Sehnsucht“ Second setting, D359. 1816
Nur wer die Sehnsucht kennt „Sehnsucht“ „Lied der Mignon“ Third setting, D481. September 1816
Nur wer die Sehnsucht kennt „Sehnsucht“ Fourth setting, D656. April 1819
Nur wer die Sehnsucht kennt „Mignon und der Harfner“ Fifth setting, No 1 of Gesänge aus „Wilhelm Meister“, D877
Nur wer die Sehnsucht kennt „Lied der Mignon“ Sixth setting, No 4 of Gesänge aus „Wilhelm Meister“, D877
from notes by Graham Johnson © 2006
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