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Genre
art song
Parent Genre: classical

Art song is a genre of classical music that involves setting poetry to music. It is typically performed by a solo singer accompanied by a pianist. The genre originated in the 19th century and is known for its emphasis on the text and the emotional expression of the lyrics. It requires a high level of technical skill and interpretation from both the singer and pianist. Notable performers in this genre include pianist Hartmut Höll, baritone Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau, and pianist Gerald Moore.


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List of art song artists

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