Erlkönig, WoO 131 (Beethoven, Ludwig van)

Sheet Music

Arrangements and Transcriptions

For Voice and Piano (Becker)

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Arranger Reinhold Becker (1842-1924)
Language German / English
Translator Harry Brett, English text
Publisher. Info. Leipzig: J. Schuberth & Co., 1897. Plate 6376.
Misc. Notes Arranged from Beethoven's sketch.
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General Information

Work Title Erl-König
Alternative. Title Erl-King
Composer Beethoven, Ludwig van
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. WoO 131
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. ILB 62
Key D minor
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 1
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1805-1810
First Performance. unknown
First Publication. 1897 – Leipzig: J. Schuberth & Co.
Librettist Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Language German
Average DurationAvg. Duration 3-4 minutes
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Romantic
Piece Style Romantic
Instrumentation Voice, piano

Misc. Comments

Arranged from a sketch of Ludwig van Beethoven by Reinhold Becker (pages 6-13). Included is Beethoven's original handwritten manuscript(page 3) and Gustav Nottebohm's deciphering of the original sketch (pages 4-5).English translation: Harry Brett.