Lied zur Gesellenreise

Song TitleLied zur Gesellenreise (Search)
Composer(s):Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Author(s):Joseph Franz Ratschky
Keyword(s) & Features: Approaching; Blessings; Blindness; Brotherhood; Brothers; Caution; Ceremonies; Curiosity; Degrees; Delusions; Fellows; Fellowship; Firm; Freemasonry; Guiding; Happy; Improvements; Journeys; Knowing; Knowledge; Learning; Life; Light; Metaphor: Life as Journey; New; Paths; Persistent; Personification: Curiosity; Pilgrims; Rewards; Rough; Songs; Sources; Steps; Sweet; Testing; Travelers; Wisdom; Wise
First LineDie ihr einem neuen Grade (Search)
Average Duration3:00 (Search)
Year of composition 1785 (Search)
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Musical FormStrophic (Search)
Original LanguageGerman (Search)
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Catalog DesignationK. 468 (Search)
Range: F4 - G5 (Search)
Original KeyBb Major (Search)
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Trivial or Important references and connectionsFirst performed in Lodge True Concord on 16 April 1785 for Mozart’s father’s Fellowcraft Degree. (Search)
Other (musical allusions, accompaniment figures)Masonic; only the first verse is printed in the score; Freimaurerlied (Search)
ContributorGTM (Search)
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