O harp of Erin

Song TitleO harp of Erin (Search)
Composer(s):Ludwig van Beethoven
Author(s):David Thomson
Keyword(s) & Features: Ancient; Beds; Breathing; Cemeteries; Change; Chanting; Chords; Cold; Days; Death; Deserts; Ending; Erin; Evening; Fire; Flowing; Funerals; Gales; Gone; Graves; Grief; Hands; Harps; Hearing; Heaths; Instruments; Ireland; Legends; Lonely; Magic; Mingling; Minstrels; Missing; Mourning; Music; Musicians; Nature; Odors; Past; Peasants; Poets; Power of Music; Purple; Races; Reminiscing; Requiems; Reverence; Ringing; Sadness; Sharing; Shelters; Shepherds; Singing; Songs; Sounds; Storms; Strains; Strings; Sweet; Tears; Thrilling; Tones; Tributes; Urns; Verses; Waves; Wild; Wires
First LineO harp of Erin thou art now laid low (Search)
Average Duration4:00 (Search)
Year of composition 1810 - 1813 (Search)
Link to English Text Onlinewww.lieder.net/lieder/get_text.html?TextId=24305
Larger Work25 Irish Songs (Search)
Musical FormStrophic (Search)
Original LanguageEnglish (Search)
Score Source http://conquest.imslp.info/files/imglnks/usimg/f/f1/IMSLP311552-PMLP106767-25._Oh_harp_of_Erin.pdf
Audio Source http://univportal.naxosmusiclibrary.com/stream.asp?s=106841%2Funivportalnmlpd10%2Ffa0265%5F016
Catalog DesignationWoO 152, no. 25 (Search)
Range: Eb4 - F5 (Search)
Original KeyEb Major (Search)
Premiered By (Search)
Trivial or Important references and connectionsPoet - brother of publisher George Thomson (Search)
Other instrumentation and voiceVoice, piano, violin, violoncello (Search)
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