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Richard Strauss

Der Rosenkavalier (1909-10)

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comedy for music in three acts
Mir ist die Ehre widerfahren (excerpt)
Duration: 01 mins 00 secs
Helen Donath / Yvonne Minton / Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra / Georg Solti
(p) 1969 and © 1986 Decca Record Co. Ltd.
Decca 417 493-2

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Text heard on Sample:
Sophie: Hat einen starken Geruch. Wie Rosen, wie lebendige.

Octavian: Ja, ist ein Tropfen persischen Rosenöls darein getan.

Sophie: Wie himmlische, nicht irdische, wie Rosen
vom hochheiligen Paradies.


Sophie: It has a strong scent of roses, real ones.

Octavian: Yes, there's a drop of Persian attar of roses in it.

Sophie: Like roses of heaven, not of earth – like roses
of holy paradise.

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