Song TitleNachtgesang (Search)
Composer(s):Franz Schubert
Author(s):Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Keyword(s) & Features: Abrupt; Asking; Attention; Blessings; Cool; Crowds; Dreaming; Ears; Earth; Entrancing; Eternal; Expression of Love; Feelings; Frustration; Giving; Half; High; Inescapable Love; Infatuation; Longing; Love; Lutes; Music; Musicians; Night; Offering; Pillows; Playing; Questions; Requests; Severing; Sleeping; Soft; Songs; Stars; Sublime; Unanswered Love; Unspoken Love; Wanting
First LineO gib vom weichen Pfühle (Search)
Average Duration3:30 (Search)
Year of composition 1814 (Search)
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Musical FormStrophic (Search)
Author's associated movements or -isms or GroupsSturm und Drang; Innerlichkeit (Search)
Original LanguageGerman (Search)
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Catalog DesignationD. 119 (Search)
Range: Bb4 - F5 (Search)
Original KeyAb Major (Search)
Trivial or Important references and connectionsComposed November 30 (Search)
Other (musical allusions, accompaniment figures)One octave or less (Search)
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