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The song nears its end. We hear the same theme we heard during the introduction, except this time, it is in a hopeful D Major. It suggests that Death has won over the Maiden. We can almost imagine her, sleeping … Continue reading
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Death sounds his reply in ominous though seductive undertones. So says he: “Give me your hand, you lovely and tender form / I am a friend, and come not to punish / Be of good cheer! I am not savage, … Continue reading
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The maiden, enters and commences her desperate refrain in a contralto voice: “Pass over me! / Pass over me! / Go, you wild man-of-bones! / I am still young. / Go, rather, / And don’t touch me / And don’t … Continue reading
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The song begins in D minor. The mood is portentous. Eight bars of soft, but sinister chords on the piano echo Death himself, emerging from the water and creeping softly up to the unsuspecting maiden. The landscape here is a … Continue reading
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Liberty Street is a short street. It is quite possibly the shortest little slip of a street on this Grand Tour of Manhattan. In fact, it doesn’t even go the whole way across the small island, but morphs into Maiden … Continue reading