Auf dem Hügel sitz ich spähend

Song TitleAuf dem Hügel sitz ich spähend (Search)
Composer(s):Ludwig van Beethoven
Author(s):Alois Jeitteles
Keyword(s) & Features: Apart; Beloved; Belovedness; Connection Across a Distance; Distance; Distant Love; Gazing; Happiness; Hearts; Hills; Longing; Loss of Peace; Love; Messengers; Music; Pastures; Peace; Power of Music; Reaching; Sighing; Singing; Sitting; Sorrow; Valleys
First LineAuf dem Hügel sitz ich spähend (Search)
Average Duration3:00 (Search)
Year of composition 1816 (Search)
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Larger WorkAn die ferne Geliebte, cycle of 6 songs (Search)
Musical FormModified strophic (Search)
Original LanguageGerman (Search)
Score Source,_Op.98_BH_Werke.pdf
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Catalog DesignationOp. 98 (Search)
Range: Eb4 - Eb5 (Search)
Original KeyEb Major (Search)
Dedicated ToPrince Joseph Franz Maximilian Lobkowitz (Search)
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Trivial or Important references and connectionsPoet was a physician; probably wrote the text on Beethoven's request; composed in April (Search)
Other (musical allusions, accompaniment figures)Song cycle, Variations (Search)
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