Erlking

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Erlking

elf king who works mischief on children. [Ger. Folk-lore: LLEI, I: 283]
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For my purposes, I will refer to The Erl-King, for this title maintains the essential intertextual allusion to Goethe's ballad "Der Erlkonig.
This disc includes some of Schubert's best loved songs such as An Mignon and Erlkonig.
Runner-up to Indian Icon, which has won again twice in the intervening weeks, at Killarney in May, the selection would have finished a solid second to Erlkonig at Tipperary, if he hadn't unseated Mark Walsh at the final flight (rival MCKINLEY was left to finish third).
Tony Mullins believes there is more to come from Erlkonig, who made all under the trainer's son Danny to take the 2m fouryear-old maiden hurdle.
That apart, Gerstein returned to give a highly accomplished and energetic performance of Liszt's piano arrangement of Schubert's Erlkonig.
Appropriate pianistic thundering in Schubert's Erlkonig stirred everyone's imagination, and Great War echoes in Butterworth's poignant and nostalgic song cycle A Shropshire Lad moved us to tears.
Has run creditably in three outings over hurdles, finishing second to Kitten Rock (Limerick) and Indian Icon (Killarney) and would have filled the same spot behind Erlkonig had he not unseated Mark Walsh at the final obstacle at Tipperary on Thursday.
Erlkonig Tony Mullins 2nd, 2m maiden hurdle, Kilbeggan, May 16 This ex-German-trained colt was thought good enough to contest the German Derby last year by his then-trainer Markus Klug, and he's obviously quite a high-class horse.
In [Schubert's] Erlkonig, for instance--" and he demonstrates two very different-sounding sibilants.
Not only is it an article of faith that Erlkonig and Gretchen am Spinnrade soar over all that comes before, it also is believed they were created in splendid isolation from the conventions that shaped German song during the previous seventy years.
He's very intelligent and expressive, easily and convincingly changing moods and characters in Schubert's "Der Tod und das Madchen" and the famous "Der Erlkonig.
Evolutionist and teleological interpreters had to cope with the embarrassingly regressive taste of Schubert for poetry and his rediscovery of simplicity of form: if Schubert launched his career by his ground-breaking setting of Goethe's strophic ballad Erlkonig as a through-composed, highly imaginative and complex lied, he ended it by setting Muller's cheesy stanzas by reverting to a pervasive use of repetition and simple strophic setting.