4 Songs, Op.17 (Brahms, Johannes)

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Ivdruiz (2008/10/9)

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Publisher. Info. Bonn: N. Simrock, n.d.[1861]. Plate 6133.
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Publisher. Info. Berlin: N. Simrock, n.d.(ca.1861). Plate 6134.
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Misc. Notes From the International Harp Archives at Brigham Young University
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Publisher. Info. Berlin: N. Simrock, n.d.(ca.1861). Plate 6131.
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Publisher. Info. Berlin: N. Simrock, 1896. Plate 10595.
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Publisher. Info. Berlin: N. Simrock, n.d.(ca.1898). Plate 10595.
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Editor Eusebius Mandyczewski (1857-1929)
Publisher. Info. Johannes Brahms: Sämtliche Werke, Band 19:
Chorwerke mit Orchester III
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Leipzig: Breitkopf & Härtel, 1926-27. Plate J.B. 98.
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Publisher. Info. Ulrich Villers
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Performance by the Marymount Singers of New York (Mario dell'Olio, director. April 2014) Nos. 2, 3, 4 Javascript is required to submit files.

General Information

Work Title 4 Songs
Alternative. Title Vier Gesänge f. Frauenchor mit 2 Hörn. u. Harfe. (Es tönt ein Vcller Harfenklang. Komm herbei, Tod. Der Gärtner. Wein’ an den Felsen.)
Composer Brahms, Johannes
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. Op.17
Key Various
  1. C major
  2. E-flat major
  3. E-flat major
  4. C major
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 4 pieces
  1. Es tönt ein voller Harfenklang
    Poco Adagio, con molto espressione (C major)
  2. Lied von Shakespeare
    Andante (E major)
  3. Der Gärtner
    Allegretto (E major)
  4. Gesang aus Fingal
    Andante (C minor)
Text Incipit Es tönt ein voller Harfenklang
Komm herbei, komm herbei
Wohin ich geh und schaue
Wein' an den Felsen
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1860
First Performance. 1861-01-15, Hamburg
First Publication. 1861 (January) – Bonn: N. Simrock, Plate 6133
Librettist 4 authors
  1. Friedrich Ruperti (1805–1867)
  2. August Wilhelm Schlegel (1767–1845), after William Shakespeare (1564-1616)
  3. Joseph von Eichendorff (1788–1857)
  4. Johann Gottfried Herder (1744-1803), after James Macpherson (1836–1796) [as "Ossian"]
Language German
Average DurationAvg. Duration 16 minutes
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Romantic
Piece Style Romantic
Instrumentation female chorus (SSA), 2 horns (C), harp (or piano)
External Links The Lied, Art Song, and Choral Texts Archive
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