Du Alte Mutter (My Dear Old Mother)

Song TitleDu Alte Mutter (My Dear Old Mother) (Search)
Composer(s):Charles Ives
Author(s):Edmund Lobedanz (after Aasmund Olavsson Vinje)
Keyword(s) & Features: Appreciation; Banishing; Breasts; Childhood; Childish; Comfort; Courage; Dear; Death; Distress; Eternal Love; Families; Fear; Feet; Freedom; Grateful; Hearts; Humble; Imparting; Kissing; Lives; Love; Men; Mothers; Mothers and Children; Mothers and Daughters; Mothers and Sons; Old; Parting; Poor; Protection; Raising; Remaining; Safety; Security; Songs; Sore; Sturdy; Teaching; Tears; Tender; Toiling; Wandering; Warmth; Wiping
First LineMy dear old mother, poor thou art (Search)
Average Duration2:30 (Search)
Year of composition 1894 (Search)
Link to English Text Onlinehttp://www.lieder.net/lieder/get_text.html?TextId=19192
Musical FormModified ternary (Search)
Author's associated movements or -isms or GroupsNorwegian romantic nationalism (Search)
Original LanguageGerman (Search)
Audio Source https://open.spotify.com/track/0dKGXvkEvLfXwubbCKYIZV
Catalog DesignationS. 316 (Search)
Voice part suggested by composerMedium voice
Range: D4 - E5 (Search)
Original KeyG Major (Search)
NotesAlso set in English with a translation by Frederick Corder (Search)
ContributorAL (Search)
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