Oh, Had My Fate Been Join'd With Thine

Song TitleOh, Had My Fate Been Join'd With Thine (Search)
Composer(s):Ludwig van Beethoven
Author(s):George Gordon Byron, Baron, 'Lord' Byron
Keyword(s) & Features: Abhorring; Adoring; Aid; Alas; Angels; Another; Any; Asking; Attempting; Awaiting; Bands; Beating; Bestowing; Blooming; Bosoms; Breaking; Broken; Calm; Cannot; Cheeks; Conquering; Deceit; Deceitful; Destroying; Domestic; Driving; Early; Empty; Endeavors; Enduring; Every; Farewell; Fate; Faults; Fears; Feeling; Fire; Flushing; Follies; Forever; Forgetting; Forms; Friends; Fruitless; Giddy; Gone; Half; Hating; Hope; Hushing; In spite; Joining; Joy; Joys; Knowing; Lost; Loves; Loving; Madness; Maids; Many; Measures; Memory; Mine; Nature; Never; No more; Noise; Now; Old; Once; Pale; Palling (shrouding); Passion; Peace; Pitying; Pleasures; Pledging; Possible; Pride; Pure; Quiet; Regretting; Reproving; Resting; Riots; Rising; Rivals; Rounds; Rural; Sadness; Sake; Scenes; Sins; Smiling; Smothering; Soul; Souls; Spoiling; Stealing; Strains; Sweet; Teaching; Then; Thinking; Thoughtless; Thoughts; Throngs; Tiresome; Tokens; Vain; Vaires (various); Vows; Waste; Wise; Years; Yielding; Abhorrence; Addressee: Former Love; Being Forsaken; Betrayed love; Blaming; Deceit; Exists in composer-sanctioned translation; Fate; Fevers; Forgetting; Hearts; Hopelessness; Lament; Libertines; Loss of peace; Lost love; Memory; Metaphor: Loss of Innocence; Narrative Voice - Male; Parting; Pleasures; Pride; Promiscuity; Regret; Resignation; Scorn; Self-loathing; Then and now; Tiresome; Vows; Waste
First LineOh, had my fate been join'd with thine / O h├Ątte doch dies goldne Pfand (Search)
Average Duration4:30 (Search)
Year of composition 1816 (Search)
Larger Work25 Schottische Lieder (London/Edinburgh 1818, Berlin 1822) (Search)
Musical FormStrophic (Search)
Author's associated movements or -isms or GroupsRomanticism (Search)
Original LanguageEnglish (Search)
Score Source http://conquest.imslp.info/files/imglnks/usimg/a/a8/IMSLP53078-PMLP98037-Beethoven_Werke_Breitkopf_Serie_24_No_257_Op_108.pdf
Audio Source http://univportal.naxosmusiclibrary.com/stream.asp?s=106841%2Funivportalnmlpd10%2Ffa0264%5F004
Catalog DesignationOp. 108, No. 12 (Search)
Complete Edition ReferenceBeethoven Werke (Henle, 1994-2014) 11/1, 59 (Search)
Range: D4 - F#5 (Search)
Original KeyD Major (Search)
Premiered By (Search)
Other instrumentation and voice(1818) Voice, Violin, Violoncello, Piano. (1822 includes Flute) (Search)
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