Du wundersüsses Kind, Op.17 (Horn, August)

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Translator Fitz William Rosier (1808–1882), English text
Publisher. Info. New York: G. Schirmer, 1879. Plate 2275.
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Work Title Du wundersüsses Kind
Alternative. Title Du wunderschönes Kind. Oh beautiful Child. Gedicht von Sternau für Tenor.
Composer Horn, August
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. Op.17
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. IAH 1
Key D-flat major
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 1
First Publication. 1861 – Leipzig: Klemm
Librettist Otto Inkermann (1823–1862) (under the name C.O. Sternau.)
Language German
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Romantic
Piece Style Romantic
Instrumentation Tenor, piano

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Title- and first few lines given by Challier's lieder handbook- suggests but does not prove less secular intent (re "Kind") than the English title - Sweet Maiden Mine! - chosen by Rosier (Schirmer's translator for this among other works.)