Album of German Songs (White, Maude Valérie)

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#94860 - 15.53MB, 72 pp. -  0.0/10 2 4 6 8 10 (0- V/V/V - 1188x

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TJ Busse (2011/3/3)


German / English


Nos.1–6, 9, 11–13, 16: Maude Valérie White (1855–1937)
No.8: Elizabeth Henrietta Keeling (d. 1935)
No.10: Henry Wadsworth Longfellow (1807–82)
No.14: Captain H. Spalding

Publisher Info.:

Boston: Oliver Ditson & Co., n.d.(1885). Plate 52168-2.


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General Information

Work Title 16 German Songs
Alternative Title
Composer White, Maude Valérie
Movements/Sections 16 pieces
  1. Liebe (Heine, trans. White)
  2. Im Wunderschönen Monat Mai (Heine, trans. White)
  3. Hör' ich das Liedchen Klingen (Heine, trans. White)
  4. Ein Jüngling liebt ein Mädchen (Heine, trans. White)
  5. Aus meinen Thränen spriessen (Heine, trans. White)
  6. Die Himmelsaugen (Heine, trans. White)
  7. Es war ein König in Thule (Goethe)
  8. Ich fühle deinen Odem (Bodenstedt, after Mirzə Şəfi Vazeh, trans. Keeling)
  9. Tod und Leben (Siebel, trans. White)
  10. Das Meer hat seine Perlen (Heine, trans. Longfellow)
  11. Der Kindesengel (Sturm, trans. White)
  12. Stille Thränen (Kerner, trans. White)
  13. Wenn dein Auge freundlich (Sturm, trans. White)
  14. Frithjof's Gesang (Tegnér, trans. Spalding)
  15. Volkslied: Wird er wohl noch meiner Gedenken (Volkslied/Burns)
  16. Anfangs wollt' ich fast verzagen (Heine, trans. White)
First Publication 1885
Librettist see below
1-6, 10, 16. Heinrich Heine (1797–1856)
7. Johann Wolfgang von Goethe (1749–1832)
8. Friedrich Bodenstedt (1819–1892), after Mirzə Şəfi Vazeh (1796–1852)
9. Karl Siebel (1836–1868)
11, 13. Julius Sturm (1816–1896)
12. Justinus Kerner (1786–1862)
14. Esaias Tegnér (1782–1846)
15. Volkslied / Robert Burns (1759–1796)
Language English and German
Piece Style Romantic
Instrumentation Voice, piano
External Links The Lied, Art Song, and Choral Texts Archive

Misc. Comments

Two of the songs are originally in German, but the translator for the English has been left uncredited.

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