Die geheimnisvolle Flöte (Koch, Sigurd von)

Sheet Music


PDF scanned by SMH
IS (2016/8/4)

PDF scanned by SMH
IS (2016/8/4)

Editor First edition (corrected reprint)
Publisher. Info. Stockholm: Elkan & Schildknecht, Emil Carclius. Plate E.C. 95.
Reprinted Stockholm: SMH, 2014.
Misc. Notes Prefaces and editorial notes are © Levande Musikarv and have been included here courtesy of the copyright owner.
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General Information

Work Title Die geheimnisvolle Flöte
Alternative. Title The Mysterious Flute, Five Chinese Songs
Composer Koch, Sigurd von
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. ISK 1
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 5 songs
  1. Die Lotusblumen. Allegretto (A-flat major)
  2. Traurige Frühlingsnacht. Andantino (G-sharp minor)
  3. Der unwürdige. Allegro giocoso (G-flat major)
  4. Herbstgefühl. Andante maestoso (B-flat minor)
  5. Die geheimnisvolle Flöte. Allegretto misterioso (B-flat minor)
Text Incipit see below
  1. Im Mondlicht glitzern tausend kleine Wellen
  2. Geschrei der silbernen Fasanen
  3. Schön ist die Linie deiner Augenbrauen
  4. Die Laute herab von der Wand!
  5. An einem Abend, da die Blumen dufteten
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1916
Librettist Hans Bethge (1876–1946), Die Chinesische Flöte, after the following poets:
1, 5. Li Tai Po (701-762)
2. Li-Song-Flu (Songflu Li, b.1870)
3. La-Ksu-Feng (Ksufeng La, b.1852)
4. Lo-Tschan-Nai (Tschannai Lo)
Language German
Dedication Madame Charles Cahier gewidmet
Average DurationAvg. Duration 10-15 minutes
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Romantic
Piece Style Romantic
Instrumentation voice, piano
External Links Swedish Musical Heritage
Gehrmans modern orchestral score