An Encounter with Hugo Wolf in his Jubilee Year

Revisiting “Begegnung”


  • Žarko Cvejić Singidunum University, Faculty of Media and Communication, Belgrade, Serbia



Hugo Wolf, “Begegnung”, Lied, Eduard Mörike, musical hermeneutics


This reappraisal of “Begegnung,” a seldom discussed Hugo Wolf setting of the eponymous poem by Eduard Mörike, shows that despite its ostensible simplicity, the poem, typically for Mörike, harbours a wealth of ambivalent meanings, which are only further enriched in Wolf’s setting.


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How to Cite

Cvejić, Žarko. (2021). An Encounter with Hugo Wolf in his Jubilee Year: Revisiting “Begegnung”. Musicological Annual, 57(1), 109–130.