Song TitleSchwalbenmärchen (Search)
Composer(s):Carl Loewe
Author(s):Ferdinand Freiligrath
Keyword(s) & Features: Africa; African; Air; Antelope; Arabian; Arrows; Beaks; Bells; Blossoms; Chirps; Chorus; Cousins; Crocodiles; Crowns; Crystal; Dancing; Dates; Drinking; Ethiopian; Exoticism; Flowers; Foreign; Frogs; Goats; Greetings; Horses; Hot; Hunts; Ice; Journeys; Kingly; Leaves; Memnon; Metaphor: Water as Mirror; Milk; Mirrors; Moors; Naked; Nile; Personification: Animals; Personification: Birds; Personification: Swallows; Ponds; Pools; Queens; Reeds; Saddles; Soft; Sounding; Spears; Spring; Storms; Swallows; Thunder; Toads; Traveling; Venerable; Warriors; Water; Water Lilies; Water Striders; Waves; Wings; Wives
First LineAuf dem stillen, schwülen Pfuhle (Search)
Average Duration2:45 (Search)
Year of composition 1839 (Search)
Link to English Text Online
Larger Work3 Balladen, op. 68 (Search)
Musical FormThrough-composed (Search)
Original LanguageGerman (Search)
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Catalog DesignationOp. 68 no. 1 (Search)
Voice part suggested by composerMedium/High voice
Range: B3 - F#5 (Search)
Original KeyA Major (Search)
Dedicated ToFrau Landräthin Caroline von Stülpnagel-Dargitz (Search)
Sources Cited (Search)
ContributorGTM (Search)
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