"Kennst du das Land?" - Italian roots of the Lied

Lecture held at the William Walton Foundation, La Mortella, 6 September 1991


1. Graham Johnson introduces Eric Sams

2. In the beginning was Shakespeare

3. Grand Tour

4. Mozart in Italia

5. Goethe, Heine, English Poets

6. Italy comes to Schubert

7. Schumann

8. Mendelssohn, Brahms

9. Wolf (Funicolì Funicolà), Büchner (Leonce und Lena)

Questions, Discussion

10. More on Schubert and Wolf, non-verbal expression, subconscious

11. Different settings, Thomas More