Schubert - Rain of Tears
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St Swithin's Day: classical music inspired by rain
13. Schubert - Rain of Tears
Crying as the rain drizzles down the window pane is a common idea in pop music, but German Lieder composers also made use of the imagery, like Schubert does in his poignant love song: "Then my eyes filled with tears, And made the mirror ripple. She spoke: "The rain comes, farewell, I am going home."