Ernst Haefliger discusses the story of the Magelone songs by Brahms. He talks about his upbringing in Switzerland and his path to becoming a singer. He also discusses his interpretations of the roles he has played in various operas, like Tomino in "The Magic Flute". Music is played throughout: "Ruhe, Süssliebchen" by Brahms, "Leb denn wohl, Heimatland"by Janáček, an aria and a recitative from "St. Matthew Passion"by Bach, an aria from "The Magic Flute" by Mozart, and "Dichterliebe, Op.48" by Schumann.
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