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We have gathered here essays and shorter pieces on key ideas concerning music and individual liberty. Please visit the Music Subject Area in the Library for a full list of our holdings of music.

[From a hymn written by Martin Luther "Gottes Sohn ist kommen" (Anon. 1531)

Once He came in blessing,
All our ills redressing,
Came in likeness lowly,
Son of God most holy,
Bore the Cross to save us,
Hope and freedom gave us.]

Verdi's Aida (1871)
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Source: Giuseppe Verdi, Aida by Antonio Ghislanzoni, music by Giuseppe Verdi, edited with an introduction by W.J. Henderson (New York: Dodd, Mead & Co., 1911). Chapter: INTRODUCTION.

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