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(‘The Erl-King’). Song (1814) by Schubert to a poem from Johann Wolfgang von Goethe's ballad opera Die Fischerin (1782). Several composers set the poem, including Reichardt, Zelter, and Loewe, and Beethoven left sketches of a setting.


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