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erlking

(ˈɜːlˌkɪŋ)
n
(European Myth & Legend) German myth a malevolent spirit who carries children off to death
[C18: from German Erlkönig, literally: alder king, coined in 1778 by Herder, a mistranslation of Danish ellerkonge king of the elves]
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Tony Mullins, trainer of Erlkonig A lot will depend on whether he sees out the trip.
But elsewhere McCarthy (who only took up the instrument 10 years ago) created a luscious sound, showing great physical dexterity in Schubert's Der Erlkonig and Godowsky's demanding arrangement of a Chopin Etude, and delivering an exquisite version of Gershwin's The Man I Love.
Pumps 4-Y-0 Handicap Hurdle looks a cracker, with Erlkonig and The Plan Man, fourth and fifth to McKinley at Galway, holding obvious prospects, along with top-weight Lindenhurst.
The appearance of the Erlkonig theme is playful, impish and compelling, but the subversive and traumatic elements of the reality at hand remain constant.
Trifonov is a little staid in Die Forelle but Erlkonig shows him at his best - its eerie atmosphere tangible and its deadly conclusion truly formidable.
You'll also enjoy the included bonus DVD--the duo's self-produced videos along with a video, professionally produced by Matthew Brown, of "Der Erlkonig," filmed at the Steinway factory in Queens, New York, are a real treat.
Der Unhold, nach dem Roman Der Erlkonig von Michel Tournier, mit Ausziigen aus dem Drehbuch.
In many respects Beethoven's last sonata was a tougher nut than Ernst's Erlkonig.
43 Which poet wrote Der Erlkonig, set to music many times, most famously by Schubert?
Say it is happy music, and you soon recall the heaven-storming anguish of the Unfinished Symphony or the terrifying fury of Erlkonig.
triplet figures in Franz Schubert's Erlkonig for clear reminders of
As Tournier remarks in Le vent Paraclet (118-19), Goethe took his title, "Der Erlkonig," from Herder who in turn took it from Danish folklore.