Der Freitod is the seventh track on the twenty-ninth album by Klaus Schulze, TOTENTAG (1994). The title translates (The) Suicide, refering to the death of Georg Trakl.


Recorded: March 1992 to end of August 1993

Composer(s): Klaus Schulze, Hermann Schneider (libretto)

Perfomer(s): Klaus Schulze, Roelof Oostwoud (tenor), Peter Christoph Runge (baritone), Harry Peeters (bass), Dennis Lakey (countertenor), Wilhelmina van der Helm (mezzo-soprano)

Alternate Title(s): Suicide

Alternative Version(s): Ein Schönes Autodafé


An instrumental variation of Der Freitod is released as Ein Schönes Autodafé in SILVER EDITION (1993).


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