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Schubert - Winterreise - 1. Gute Nacht (Good Night)

By moonlight, in winter, the poet leaves the house as he came to it, a stranger. The daughter has allowed their love to grow, and the mother has encouraged the pair to think of marriage: but the daughter’s love has wandered to some new sweetheart. So he quietly and secretly steals away while they are sleeping, writing ‘Good night’ on her door, and leaving the path of his footsteps in the snow.

Vasant and I are HUGE fans of opera and without a doubt, our favorite opera is German. For some reason, we are never *as* moved in Italian as we are in German. Although I adore Verdi. All Verdi operas…

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