Gesang der Geister über den Wassern, D.714 (Schubert, Franz)

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1st Version (formerly D.704)

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Publisher. Info. Franz Schubert's Werke, Serie XVI: ???, No.16
Leipzig: Breitkopf & Härtel, 1887. Plate F.S. 239.
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2nd Version

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Editor Eusebius Mandyczewski (1857–1929)
Publisher. Info. Franz Schubert's Werke, Serie XVI: Für Männerchor, No.3
Leipzig: Breitkopf & Härtel, 1891. Plate F.S. 197.
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2nd Version

For Male Chorus and Piano (Lallo)

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Arranger Frédéric Lallo (b. 1979)
Editor Eusebius Mandyczewski (1857–1929)
Publisher. Info. Frédéric Lallo, 2017.
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General Information

Work Title Gesang der Geister über den Wassern
Alternative. Title Song of the Spirits over the Waters
Composer Schubert, Franz
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. D.714 (1st version formerly D.704; 2nd version published as Op.posth.167)
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. IFS 280
Key C major (both versions)
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 1 partsong (2 versions):
Adagio molto (1st version)
Adagio molto - Più Andante - Un poco più mosso - Tempo I (2nd version)
Text Incipit Des Menschen Seele gleicht dem Wasser
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1820 (1st version)
1821 (2nd version)
First Publication. 1891 (1st version)
1858 (2nd version)
Librettist Johann Wolfgang von Goethe (1749-1832)
Language German
Average DurationAvg. Duration 10 minutes
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Romantic
Piece Style Romantic
Instrumentation 4 tenors, 4 basses, 2 violas, 2 cellos, double bass

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4th setting of the text; D.484, D.538 and D.705 are the 1st, 2nd, and 3rd settings.