Had it not been for Richard Wagner, subsequent generations would probably never have paid much attention to Mathilde Wesendonck. His song cycle based on five of her poems is known as a concert piece sung only by sopranos like Karita Mattila who have fully internalised their Wagner.
Hannu Lintu, conductor Karita Mattila, soprano
Igor Stravinsky: Symphonies of Wind Instruments Richard Wagner: Wesendonck Lieder Paul Hindemith: Konzertmusik op. 50