Hansel & Gretel - Abendsegen Engelbert Humperdinck Download 'Hansel & Gretel - Abendsegen' on iTunes
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Classical music inspired by Shakespeare
Shakespeare's dark tragedy might seem an unusual choice for a composer who is best-known for his comic operas. But Rossini's adaptation deviates heavily from the original play, and even features an alternative happy ending! This was common practice at the time for many composers, not just fans of comic opera.