13 Canons, Op.113 (Brahms, Johannes)




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Publisher. Info. Leipzig: C.F. Peters, n.d.(1891). Plate 7636.
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Editor Eusebius Mandyczewski (1857-1929)
Publisher. Info. Johannes Brahms: Sämtliche Werke, Band 21:
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Leipzig: Breitkopf & Härtel, 1926-27. Plate J.B. 125.
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Work Title 13 Canons
Alternative. Title
Composer Brahms, Johannes
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. Op.113
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. IJB 9
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 13 pieces
  1. "Göttlicher Morpheus"
  2. "Grausam erweiset sich Amor am mir"
  3. "Sitzt a schöns Vögerl aufm Dannabaum"
  4. "Schlaf, Kindlein, schlaf!"
  5. "Wille, wille, will"
  6. "So lange Schönheit wird bestehn"
  7. "Wenn die Klänge nahn und fliehen"
  8. "Ein Gems auf dem Stein"
  9. "Ans Auge des Liebsten"
  10. "Leise Töne der Brust"
  11. "Ich weiss nicht was im Hain die Taube girret"
  12. "Wenn Kummer hätte zu töten Macht"
  13. "Einförmig ist der Liebe Gram"
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1859-91
1859–62 ? (Nos.1, 8, 10 to 12)
1868 ? (No.7)
1870 (No.9)
1891 ? (Nos.2 to 6, 13)
First Publication. 1891 - Leipzig: C.F. Peters
Librettist Johann Wolfgang von Goethe (1749–1832) — Nos.1 and 2
Traditional (Austrian) — No.3
Traditional (Westphalian) — Nos.4 and 5
August Heinrich Hoffmann von Fallersleben (1798–1874) — No.6
Joseph von Eichendorff (1788-1857) — Nos.7 and 8
Friedrich Rückert (1788–1866) — Nos.9 to 13
Language German
Average DurationAvg. Duration 20 minutes
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Romantic
Piece Style Romantic
Instrumentation Chorus (SSAA) — Nos.1, 3, 5, 6, 8 to 11
Chorus (SSA) — Nos.2, 4, 7, 12
Chorus (SSSSAA) — No.13
External Links Classical Archives article
All Music Guide
The Lied, Art Song, and Choral Texts Archive