Kriegslied (Gernsheim, Friedrich)

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Editor First edition
Publisher. Info. Köln: M. Schloss, n.d.[1870]. Plate M.S. 635.
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Work Title Kriegslied
Alternative. Title Kriegslied: Empor, mein volk!, WoO.
Composer Gernsheim, Friedrich
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. IFG 17
Key F minor
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 1 (4 strophic verses on the same melody followed by coda)
First Publication. 1870 – Köln: M. Schloss
Librettist Emanuel Geibel (1815–1884)
Language German
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Romantic
Piece Style Romantic
Instrumentation voice, piano

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Strophic anthem/battle hymn. Energisch, aber nicht zu rasch -- Etwas breiter.

RISM lists another Gernsheim/Geibel Kriegslied, D minor, different melody, different text, manuscript at Abtei Metten library, for unison chorus and piano. ( 3079 and incomplete at that.)