6 Songs, Op.15 (Ritter, Frédéric Louis)



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Schissel (2011/5/10)

Publisher. Info. New York: Edward Schuberth & Co., 1882. Plate E. S. & Cº. 1243–1248.
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General Information

Work Title 6 Songs
Alternative. Title
Composer Ritter, Frédéric Louis
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. Op.15
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 6 Songs:
  1. Hafiz
  2. Silence (Stille)
  3. Vain Endeavor (Vergebliche mühe)
  4. Oh Mountain (O Berg! Von Deinem Gipfel)
  5. In the Boat (Im Kahn)
  6. By the Sea (Am Strande)
Text Incipit see below
  1. Nicht mit trister Miene
  2. Stille, stille rings im Kreise
  3. Still wollt' ich meine Schmerzen tragen
  4. O Berg! von deinem Gipfel
  5. Hoch über mir der Sterne Pracht
  6. Wie liegt das Meer so still
First Publication. 1882 by New York: E. Schuberth or earlier
Librettist see below
  1. Georg Friedrich Daumer (1800–1875), after Ḥāfiẓ (1325/26–1389/90)
  2. Julius Schanz (1828–1902)
  3. Julius Sturm (1816–1896)
  4. Ludwig Pfau (1821–1894)
  5. Julius Sturm
  6. Rudolf von Gottschall (1823–1909)
Language German/English
Dedication John S.(Sullivan?) Dwight
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Romantic
Piece Style Romantic
Instrumentation Voice, Piano

Misc. Comments

Ritter's opus 1 is a songcycle (from 1866) entitled Hafis, which might be related to this work?