Robin Adair

Song TitleRobin Adair (Search)
Composer(s):Ludwig van Beethoven
Author(s):Robert Burns
Keyword(s) & Features: Adair; Air; Behaving; Betrayal; Betrayed Love; Birds; Bitterness; Caves; Couples; Courtesy; Covering; Cruelty; Cupid; Dames; Darts; Death; Deceiving; Desires; Despair; Elegy; Ended Relationships; Entrances; Expressing; False; False Love; Fire; Funerals; Ghosts; Gloom; Graves; Grief; Heartache; Heartbreak; Hearts; Hollow; Inescapable Love; Killing; Kindness; Leaves; Leaving; Loss; Lost Love; Love; Lovers; Maids; Metaphor: Betrayal as Murder; Mulitiple Translators; Raving; Redbreasts; Robin; Robin Adair; Sadness; Shade; Sighing; Singing; Solitude; Sorrow; Sun; Tears; Trio; Unfaithfulness; Visiting; Voices; Vows; Wilderness; Wind
First LineSince all thy vows, false maid, are blown to air (Search)
Average Duration4:30 (Search)
Year of composition 1815 (Search)
Link to English Text Onlinehttp://www.lieder.net/lieder/get_text.html?TextId=26318
Larger Work12 Songs of Various Nationalities (Search)
Musical FormStrophic (Search)
Author's associated movements or -isms or GroupsRomanticism; Liberalism; Socialism; National poet of Scotland; Scottish Makar tradition; Republicanism; Anticlericalism (Search)
Original LanguageEnglish (Search)
Score Source http://conquest.imslp.info/files/imglnks/usimg/c/ce/IMSLP53231-PMLP106774-Beethoven_Werke_Breitkopf_Serie_24_No_259_12_Volkslieder_WoO_157.pdf
Audio Source https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FXp1pYKLKGI
Catalog DesignationWoO 157 no. 7 (Search)
Voice part suggested by composerSoprano, Tenor, and Bass
Range: Soprano: G4; Tenor: G3; Bass: C3 - Soprano: G5; Tenor: G4; Bass: C4
Original KeyC Major (Search)
Premiered By (Search)
Trivial or Important references and connectionsNational poet of Scotland (Search)
Other instrumentation and voiceVoices, piano, violin, violoncello (Search)
More Than One Voice?Trio (Search)
ContributorAL (Search)
If you have suggestions or corrections for this song, please enter them below and click submit.

Your Email (Optional):