O let the Night my blushes hide

Song TitleO let the Night my blushes hide (Search)
Composer(s):Ludwig van Beethoven
Author(s):William Smyth
Keyword(s) & Features: Age; Alarming; Allowing; Bearing; Blessed; Blushes; Care; Cheering; Concealing; Declaring; Destiny; Distress; Eyes; Faltering; Fate; Forever; Fortune; Gay; Guarding; Happy; Hard; Hardships; Hearts; Hiding; Honor; Hope; Hopeful; Love; Maidens; Mind; Modest; Night; Odious; Personification: Night; Pleased; Pride; Revealing; Ruined; Sighs; Sounds; Specters; Sun; Thoughtful; Time; Tired; Tongues; Waiting; Wasting; Wedding
First LineOh let the night my blushes hide (Search)
Average Duration2:30 (Search)
Year of composition 1817 (Search)
Link to English Text Onlinehttp://www.lieder.net/lieder/get_text.html?TextId=24693
Larger Work26 Welsh Songs (Search)
Musical FormStrophic (Search)
Author's associated movements or -isms or GroupsWhiggism (Search)
Original LanguageEnglish (Search)
Score Source http://conquest.imslp.info/files/imglnks/usimg/d/d6/IMSLP59179-PMLP121424-Beethoven_-_26_Wallisische_Lieder_Voice_(Piano_Trio)_Violin_Cello_Piano_score.pdf
Audio Source http://univportal.naxosmusiclibrary.com/stream.asp?s=106841%2Funivportalnmlpd10%2Ffa0269%5F007
Catalog DesignationWoO 155 no. 7 (Search)
Voice part suggested by composerSoprano
Range: Eb4 - F5 (Search)
Original KeyEb Major (Search)
Premiered By (Search)
Trivial or Important references and connectionsCommissioned by publisher George Thomson; Poet was a Cambridge history professor (Search)
Other instrumentation and voiceVoice, piano, violin, violoncello (Search)
ContributorGTM (Search)
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