Song TitleSympathy (Search)
Composer(s):Ludwig van Beethoven
Author(s):William Smyth
Keyword(s) & Features: Aching; Anguish; Beaming; Blushes; Bosoms; Cheeks; Cheering; Chiding; Drooping; Endearing; Existence; Eyes; Faithless; Falling; Flying; Forgiving; Fresh; Gleaming; Grief; Guiding; Hearts; Hoping; In vain; Julia; Known; Languishing; Light; Linking; Lovers; Lustre; Marking; Meins; Nay; Not knowing; Observing; Once; Pain; Pensive; Pleading; Possible; Quick; Rain; Recalling; Recovering; Roses; Rude; Secret; Seeing; Sighing; Silent; Sinking; Softened; Sorrows; Souls; Spirit; Starting; Tears; Telling; Thoughts; Tremulous; Words; Wounds; Aching; Anguish; Apologies; Blushing; Bosoms; Chiding; Concern; Confiding; Consoling; Drooping; Empathy; Endearment; Exists in composer-sanctioned translation; Eyes; Faithless Lovers; Grief; Hearts; Hope; Languishing; Pain; Pensiveness; Pleading; Recovering; Regret; Roses; Secret; Seeking forgiveness; Sighing; Sorrow; Sympathy; Tears; Thoughts; Trembling
First LineWhy, Julia, say, that pensive mien? / Was, Julia, sagt der Blick voll Gram (Search)
Average Duration2:00 (Search)
Year of composition 1815 (Search)
Larger Work25 Schottische Lieder (London/Edinburgh 1818, Berlin 1822) (Search)
Musical FormStrophic (Search)
Author's associated movements or -isms or GroupsWhiggism (Search)
Original LanguageEnglish (Search)
Score Source
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Catalog DesignationOp. 108, No. 10 (Search)
Complete Edition ReferenceBeethoven Werke (Henle, 1994-2014) 11/1, 50 (Search)
Range: D4 - G5 (Search)
Original KeyD Major (Search)
Premiered By (Search)
Trivial or Important references and connectionsPoet was a Cambridge history professor (Search)
Other instrumentation and voice(1818) Voice, Violin, Violoncello, Piano (Search)
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