O lieb so lang du lieben kannst, S.298 (Liszt, Franz)





See: Mélodies célèbres (Various) for a recording by Georges Thill (ténor) and Maurice Faure, Pierre Chagnon Orchestra, Eugène Bigot Orchestra, Armand Bernard Orchestra (1954).


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Sheet Music


2nd version

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Gaylord (2013/6/25)

Language English / German
Translator Anonymous
Publisher. Info. New York: G. Schirmer, 1888. Plate 6835.
Misc. Notes For Soprano or Alto. Transposed to G major.
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Editor Peter Raabe (1872–1945)
Publisher. Info. Musikalische Werke. Serie VII, Band 2 (pp.6-13)
Leipzig: Breitkopf & Härtel, 1921. Plate F.L. VII 28.
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Arrangements and Transcriptions

1st version

For Piano (Raff)
See: Notturno d'après une romance de François Liszt, Op.39 by Raff

2nd version

For Voice and Piano (Sasaki)

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Arranger Osamu Sasaki (b. 1955)
Publisher. Info. Osamu Sasaki
Misc. Notes original in A♭ major
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For Cello and Piano (Skalmer)

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Arranger Mark Skalmer
Publisher. Info. New York: Carl Fischer, 1912. Plate 15675-9.
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For Piano (Liszt)
See: Liebesträume, S.541 (No.3)

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General Information

Work Title O lieb so lang du lieben kannst
Alternative. Title Freiligrath / Liebesträum No.3
Composer Liszt, Franz
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. S.298/1 ; LW.N18/3/1 (1st version)
S.298/2 ; LW.N18/3/2 (2nd version)
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. IFL 275
Key A-flat major
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 1 song (Animato)
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1843 (1st version)
1847–50 (2nd version)
First Publication. 1847 (1st version)
1850 (2nd version)
Librettist Ferdinand Freiligrath (1810–1876)
Language German
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Romantic
Piece Style Romantic
Instrumentation voice, piano
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====Version History====

  • Composed for voice and piano, 1843 (= 1st version, S.298/1)
Published 1847 by Kistner (Leipzig)
  • Revised for soprano or tenor voice and piano, 1847–50 (= 2nd version, S.298/2)
Published 1850 by Kistner (Leipzig), as Liebestraum No.3
Published 1850 by Kistner (Leipzig)