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Rheinberger: Abendlied Op.69

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Josef Gabriel Rheinberger: Abendlied


This is the 3rd song from Joseph Rheinberger's collection of 3 sacred songs, titled "Geistliche Ges├ñnge", first published in 1873. Meaning ÔÇ£Evening songÔÇØ, it contains the text from Luke 24, 29: - ÔÇ£Bide with us, for evening shadows darken, and the day will soon be over.ÔÇØ This was when 2 disciples met Jesus on the road to Emmaus after the tumultuous events of the crucifixion. The disciples urged Jesus to stay with them after dark, when they reached the village. Josef Rheinberger (1839 ÔÇô 1901), was a very gifted German composer, who was also an organist, conductor and professor at the Munich conservatory and various other musical organizations and churches in Munich.
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Catalogue No. A2188
Publisher Carus-Verlag
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