8 Songs, Op.61 (Sibelius, Jean)

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Language Swedish / German / English
Translator Rosa Newmarch (1857–1940), English translations; Alfred Julius Boruttau (1877–1940), German translations)
Publisher. Info. Leipzig: Breitkopf & Härtel, 1911. Plates DLV 5295-96, DLV 5298-5300, DLV 5412-4.
Reprinted Huntsville, TX: Recital Publications, 1991. Catalog 396.
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General Information

Work Title 8 Songs
Alternative. Title 8 Lieder ; Laulut
Composer Sibelius, Jean
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. Op.61
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 8
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1910
First Publication. 1911 – Leipzig: Breitkopf und Härtel
Librettist Various
Language Swedish
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Early 20th century
Piece Style Romantic
Instrumentation Voice and Piano

Misc. Comments

1.) Långsamt som kvällskyn [Shall I forget thee?] (Text by Karl August Tavaststjerna (1860-1898))
2.) Vattenplask [Lapping Waters] (Text by Viktor Rydberg (1828-1895))
3.) När jag drömmer [When I dream] (Text by Karl August Tavaststjerna (1860-1898))
4.) Romeo (Text by Karl August Tavaststjerna (1860-1898))
5.) Romans [Romance] (Text by Karl August Tavaststjerna (1860-1898))
6.) Dolce far niente (Text by Karl August Tavaststjerna (1860-1898))
7.) Fåfäng önskan [Idle Wishes] (Text by Johan Ludvig Runeberg (1804-1877)
8.) Vårtagen [Spell of Springtime] (Text by Bertel Gripenberg (1878-1947))

See Hofmeister's Monatsbericht (1911), p.125. (German translation in that volume by Alfr. Jul. Boruttau. English translation by Rosa Newmarch.)