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What's in a name …?

Looking up from the programme, a puzzled expression crossed the child’s face as he asked: ‘What’s a lieder recital?’  ‘A song recital’.  ‘So what’s lieder?’  ‘German for songs’.  ‘So why . . . .?’.   And well might the apparently naïve question be asked of a recital of chansons too. Is it not yet another curiosity […]

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