O Mary, at Thy Window Be

Song TitleO Mary, at Thy Window Be (Search)
Composer(s):Ludwig van Beethoven
Author(s):Robert Burns
Keyword(s) & Features: All; At least; Biding; Blithe; Braw (brave); Breaking; Dances; Dying; Fair; Fancy; Faults; Giving; Glad; Glances; Halls; Hearts; Hours; Lighting; Love; Loving; Mary; Misers; Not hearing; Not seeing; Peace; Pity; Poor; Rewards; Rich; Sake; Saying; Seeing; Showing; Sighing; Sitting; Slaves; Smiles; Strings; Sun; Taking; Thoughts; Toast; Towns; Treasure; Trembling; Trysts; Weary; Windows; Wings; Wishing; Yestreen; Beating; Dancing; Exists in composer-sanctioned translation; Hardships; Love song; Missing; Morison, Mary; Peace; Pity; Scottish dialect; Storms; Trysts; Windows
First LineO Mary, at they window be (Search)
Average Duration2:30 (Search)
Year of composition 1817 (Search)
Larger Work25 Schottische Lieder (London/Edinburgh 1818, Berlin 1822) (Search)
Musical FormStrophic (Search)
Author's associated movements or -isms or GroupsRomanticism; Liberalism; Socialism; National poet of Scotland; Scottish Makar tradition; Republicanism; Anticlericalism (Search)
Original LanguageEnglish (Scots dialect) (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%5F017
Catalog DesignationOp. 108, No. 17 (Search)
Complete Edition ReferenceBeethoven Werke (Henle, 1994-2014) 11/1, 85 (Search)
Range: D4 - F#5 (Search)
Original KeyD Major (Search)
Premiered By (Search)
Trivial or Important references and connectionsNational poet of Scotland (Search)
Other instrumentation and voiceVoice, Violin, Violoncello, Piano. (1822 includes Flute) (Search)
Sources Citedhttp://www.dsl.ac.uk (Search)
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