Hildegard Behrens (9 February 1937 -- 18 August 2009) was a German soprano with a wide repertoire including Wagner, Weber, Mozart, Richard Strauss, and Alban Berg roles...
Lyrics & English Translation
The wretch now thou knowest,
Who sought my betraying,
And vengeance thou owest
My father's, my father's foul slaying.
For justice I sue thee;
I ask of thy troth, I ask of thy troth.
Remember when wounded,
His lifeblood was flowing,
He heard not, he heard not my crying,
My heart will be riven,
If thou break thy oath.
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