They are all settings of German poems.
The seven songs - settings of English-language poems that all brush against the theme of rain - add up to a lovely work.
Smetana's early songs are settings of German poems for single voice.
The latter include his last work, a setting of poems by Thomas Merton.
In this installment, she focuses on musical settings of poems by French Decadents.
These are mostly settings of Swedish poems.
His chansons are freely composed, and mostly are settings of long poems (for example huitans).
He wrote many non-operatic compositions as well, including musical settings of poems.
From his early times date some tonalic settings of poems, which he partly published himself.
He made a comeback in 1989 with vocal and orchestral settings of poems by Dylan Thomas.