45 Songs on Poems of Goethe and Eichendorff for Voice and Piano

Overview

Reprinted from authoritative German editions, this collection of 45 songs offers deeply affecting settings of poems by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe and Joseph von Eichendorff. Richly varied in mood, many pieces evoke a romantic moonlit world and exquisite love lyrics, while others explore the darker side of the human experience.

Read More Show Less
... See more details below
Paperback (C.F. Peters edition)
$15.73
BN.com price
(Save 21%)$19.95 List Price
Other sellers (Paperback)
  • All (11) from $11.63   
  • New (5) from $11.63   
  • Used (6) from $12.00   
Sending request ...

Overview

Reprinted from authoritative German editions, this collection of 45 songs offers deeply affecting settings of poems by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe and Joseph von Eichendorff. Richly varied in mood, many pieces evoke a romantic moonlit world and exquisite love lyrics, while others explore the darker side of the human experience.

Read More Show Less

Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780486288574
  • Publisher: Dover Publications
  • Publication date: 7/18/2012
  • Edition description: C.F. Peters edition
  • Pages: 208
  • Product dimensions: 8.39 (w) x 10.94 (h) x 0.49 (d)

Table of Contents

Alphabetical List of Song Titles
Alphabetical List of Song Openings
Glossary of German Terms in the Music
Translations of Goethe's Texts
EICHENDORFF SONGS [Gedichte von Joseph von Eichendorff] Nos. 1-20 (complete)
1. DER FREUND [The friend]
2. DER MUSIKANT [The wandering minstrel]
3. VERSCHWIEGENE LIEBE [Silent love]
4. DAS STÄNDCHEN [The aged minstrel]
5. "DER SOLDAT I [The soldier, I]"
6. "DER SOLDAT II [The soldier, II]"
7. DIE ZIGEUNERIN [The Gipsy-maid]
8. NACHTZAUBER [Nights's glory]
9. DER SCHRECKEBERGER [Captain Dreadnaught]
10. DER GLÜCKSRITTER [Dame Fortune's knight]
11. LIEBER ALLES [I'd rather]
12. HEIMWEH [Longing for home]
13. DER SCHOLAR [The itinerant scholar]
14. DER VERZWEIFELTE LIEBHABER [The despairing lover]
15. UNFALL [Mishap]
16. LIEBERSGLÜCK [The bliss of love]
17. SEEMANNS ABSCHIED [The sailor's farewell]
18. ERWARTUNG [Waiting]
19. DIE NACHT [Night]
20. WALDMÄDCHEN [Forest-nymph]
GOETHE SONGS [Gedichte von Johann Wolfgang von Goethe] Nos. 12-18 (November 1888-February 1889) Nos. 34-51 (January 1889)
12. RITTER KURTS BRAUTFAHRT [Sir Kurt's bridal journey]
13. GUTMANN UND GUTWEIB [Goodman and Goodwife]
14. "COPHTISCHES LIED I [Song of the Great Copt, I]"
15. "COPHTISCHES LIED II [Song of the Great Copt, II]"
16. "FRECH UND FROH I [Impudent and merry, I]"
17. "FRECH UND FROH II [Impudent and merry, II]"
18. BEHERZIGUNG [A reflection]
WESTERN-EASTERN DIVAN (BOOK OF VERSE) [West-Östlicher Divan)
(a) "From the "Book of the Inn" [Aus dem "Schenkenbuch']"
 34. OB DER KORAN VON EWIGKEIT SEI? [Is the Koran eternal?]
 35. TRUNKEN MÜSSEN WIR ALLE SEIN! [We must all be drunk!]
 36. SO LANG MAN NÜCHTERN IST [As long as a man is sober]
 37. SIE HABEN WEGEN DER TRUNKENHEIT [They have complained about our drunkenness]
 38. WAS IN DER SCHENKE WAREN HEUTE [What commotions there were in the inn today]
(b) "From the "Book of Suleika" [Aus dem "Buch Suleika"]"
 39. NICHT GELEGENHEIT MACHT DIEBE [It is not opportunity that makes the thief]
 40. HOCH BEGLÜCKT IN DEINER LIEBE [Deeply blessed by your love]
 41. ALS ICH AUF DEM EUPHRAT SCHIFFTE [As I was boating on the Euphrates]
 42. DIES ZU DEUTEN BIN ERBÖTIG! [I am ready to interpret this!]
 43. HÄTT ICH IRGEND WOHL BEDENKEN [Would I have any reservations?]
 44. "KOMM, LIEBCHEN, KOMM! [Come, darling, come!]"
 45. WIE SOLLT ICH HEITER BLEIBEN [How am I to remain cheerful?]
 46. WENN ICH DEIN GEDENKE [When I think of you]
 47. "LOCKEN, HALTET MICH GEFANGEN [Tresses, keep me captive]"
 48. NIMMER WILL ICH DICH VERLIEREN! [I never want to lose you!]
 49. PROMETHEUS [Prometheus] (Setting for baritone)
 50. GANYMED [Ganymede]
 51. GRENZEN DER MENSCHHEIT [Limitations of humanity]
Read More Show Less

Customer Reviews

Be the first to write a review
( 0 )
Rating Distribution

5 Star

(0)

4 Star

(0)

3 Star

(0)

2 Star

(0)

1 Star

(0)

Your Rating:

Your Name: Create a Pen Name or

Barnes & Noble.com Review Rules

Our reader reviews allow you to share your comments on titles you liked, or didn't, with others. By submitting an online review, you are representing to Barnes & Noble.com that all information contained in your review is original and accurate in all respects, and that the submission of such content by you and the posting of such content by Barnes & Noble.com does not and will not violate the rights of any third party. Please follow the rules below to help ensure that your review can be posted.

Reviews by Our Customers Under the Age of 13

We highly value and respect everyone's opinion concerning the titles we offer. However, we cannot allow persons under the age of 13 to have accounts at BN.com or to post customer reviews. Please see our Terms of Use for more details.

What to exclude from your review:

Please do not write about reviews, commentary, or information posted on the product page. If you see any errors in the information on the product page, please send us an email.

Reviews should not contain any of the following:

  • - HTML tags, profanity, obscenities, vulgarities, or comments that defame anyone
  • - Time-sensitive information such as tour dates, signings, lectures, etc.
  • - Single-word reviews. Other people will read your review to discover why you liked or didn't like the title. Be descriptive.
  • - Comments focusing on the author or that may ruin the ending for others
  • - Phone numbers, addresses, URLs
  • - Pricing and availability information or alternative ordering information
  • - Advertisements or commercial solicitation

Reminder:

  • - By submitting a review, you grant to Barnes & Noble.com and its sublicensees the royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable right and license to use the review in accordance with the Barnes & Noble.com Terms of Use.
  • - Barnes & Noble.com reserves the right not to post any review -- particularly those that do not follow the terms and conditions of these Rules. Barnes & Noble.com also reserves the right to remove any review at any time without notice.
  • - See Terms of Use for other conditions and disclaimers.
Search for Products You'd Like to Recommend

Recommend other products that relate to your review. Just search for them below and share!

Create a Pen Name

Your Pen Name is your unique identity on BN.com. It will appear on the reviews you write and other website activities. Your Pen Name cannot be edited, changed or deleted once submitted.

 
Your Pen Name can be any combination of alphanumeric characters (plus - and _), and must be at least two characters long.

Continue Anonymously

    If you find inappropriate content, please report it to Barnes & Noble
    Why is this product inappropriate?
    Comments (optional)