The Elfin Fairies

Song TitleThe Elfin Fairies (Search)
Composer(s):Ludwig van Beethoven
Author(s):David Thomson
Keyword(s) & Features: Air; Bending; Blades; Breasts; Business; Calling; Celebrations; Clear; Contriving; Cynthia; Dancing; Dawn; Day; Dells; Drinking; Earth; Easy; Elves; Enjoyment; Eyes; Fairies; Fear; Feasts; Feet; Filling; Fleeting; Flowers; Flying; Gathering; Globes; Goblets; High; Home; Invitations; Lawns; Legends; Light; Lilies; Magic; Meadows; Mortal; Mushrooms; Mythology; Nectar; Night; Pliant; Preparing; Queens; Resting; Roaming; Secrets; Shaking; Singing; Sinking; Sky; Sleeping; Spells; Stalks; Stories; Straying; Sweet; Traveling; Velvet; Wandering; Winning
First LineWe fairy elves in secret dells (Search)
Average Duration2:00 (Search)
Year of composition 1812 - 1813 (Search)
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Larger Work12 Irish Songs (Search)
Musical FormStrophic (Search)
Original LanguageEnglish (Search)
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Catalog DesignationWoO 154 no. 1 (Search)
Range: D4 - F#5 (Search)
Original KeyD Major (Search)
Premiered By (Search)
Other instrumentation and voiceVoices, piano, violin, violoncello (Search)
More Than One Voice?Solo voice & harmony (Search)
ContributorAL (Search)
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