Norah of Balamagairy

Song TitleNorah of Balamagairy (Search)
Composer(s):Ludwig van Beethoven
Author(s):Alexander, Sir Boswell
Keyword(s) & Features: Adoration; Affection; Amazement; Balamagairy; Beauty; Bitter; Blessings; Charity; Choices; Clowns; Conquering; Control; Courage; Cruelty; Dead; Deceiving; Disappointment; Dread; Emotions; Escaping; Fairies; Far away; Farewell; Flying; Fond; Fools; Gazing; Glances; Grieving; Hearts; Hope; Humility; Humor; Inescapable Love; Infatuation; Kindness; Kissing; Lingering; Living; Longing; Looking; Love; Magic; Mirth; Norah; Oceans; Parting; Passing; Pining; Power of Love; Rejection; Ruling; Sadness; Shores; Sighing; Sighs; Smiles; Sorrow; Souls; Spells; Stealing; Submitting; Treachery; Unhappiness; Unhappy Love; Unrequited Love; Unspoken Love; Windows; Witches; Women; Youth
First LineFarewell mirth and hilarity (Search)
Average Duration3:00 (Search)
Year of composition 1814 - 1816 (Search)
Link to English Text Online
Larger WorkTwenty Irish Songs (Search)
Musical FormStrophic (Search)
Original LanguageEnglish (Search)
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Catalog DesignationWoO 153 no. 8 (Search)
Voice part suggested by composerSoprano and Men's chorus
Range: C4 - F5 (Search)
Original KeyF Major (Search)
Premiered By (Search)
Other instrumentation and voiceVoices, piano, violin, violoncello (Search)
More Than One Voice?Solo voice & 3-part chorus (Search)
ContributorAL (Search)
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