By the Side of the Shannon

Song TitleBy the Side of the Shannon (Search)
Composer(s):Ludwig van Beethoven
Author(s):William Smyth
Keyword(s) & Features: Air; Alone; Animals; Appearing; Beaming; Beauty; Bees; Blossoms; Blowing; Boys; Change; Complaining; Connection to Nature; Couples; Cries; Dear; Delaying; Dull; Ellen; Enchanting; Expressions; Fear; Flowing; Flying; Frustration; Hate; Idle; Light; Listening; Lovers; Majesty; Nature; Nightingales; Observing; Peace; Playing; Protection; Recounting; Remaining; River Shannon; Rivers; Roses; Safety; Seeing; Serenity; Sighing; Singing; Sky; Smiling; Soft; Songs; Speaking; Tempests; Trouble; Visions; Water; Willows; Women; Youth; Zephyrs
First LineBy the side of Shannon was laid a young Lover (Search)
Average Duration2:15 (Search)
Year of composition 1815 (Search)
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Larger Work12 Songs of Various Nationalities (Search)
Musical FormStrophic (Search)
Author's associated movements or -isms or GroupsWhiggism (Search)
Original LanguageEnglish (Search)
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Catalog DesignationWoO 157 no. 8 (Search)
Range: B3 - E5 (Search)
Original KeyG Major (Search)
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Trivial or Important references and connectionsPoet was a Cambridge history professor (Search)
Other instrumentation and voiceVoice, piano, violin, violoncello (Search)
ContributorAL (Search)
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