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The Foundations of Music


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Klinge, klinge, mein Pandero (Ring right merry, my pandura)
Wenn du zu don Blumen gehst (Would'st thou eull the fairest Flower ?)
Mogen alle bosen Zungen (Let the evil Tongues)
(English from the translations by John Bernhoff )
Tiof im Herzen trag' ich Pein (Bear the smart, oh aching Heart)
In dem Schatten meiner Loeken (In the Shadow of my Tresses)
Bedeekt mieh mit Blumen (Oh, deck me with Roses)
Herr, was tragt der Boden hier (Geistliehes
Lied) (Lord, what doth the Soil here bear ?) (Sacred Song)
Liebe mir im Busen ziindet einen Brand
(Love has in my Bosom built a flaming Pyre)


Soprano: Winifred Radford
Unknown: John Bernhoff

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