Song TitleSehnsucht (Search)
Composer(s):Franz Schubert
Author(s):Johann Mayrhofer
Keyword(s) & Features: Anguish; Battles; Beauty; Birds; Blossoms; Bright; Burning; Change; Changing Seasons; Clouds; Companions; Connection to Nature; Countries; Covering; Cranes; Craving; Criticizing; Deep; Desires; Dreams; Dry; Earth; Exhausted; Fleeing; Fruit; Futility; Gold; Ideals; Kindness; Larks; Leaving; Leaving Home; Limbs; Listening; Longing; Migrating; Nature; Observing; Pain; Red; Ringing; Sadness; Soil; Songs; Souls; Spring; Springing; Storms; Strangers; Strength; Striving; Sucking; Suffering; Tossing; Tough; Turning; Velvet; Winter
First LineDer Lerche wolkennahe Lieder (Search)
Average Duration3:15 (Search)
Year of composition 1816 (Search) ?
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Larger WorkVier Lieder (Search)
Author's associated movements or -isms or GroupsBildung Circle (Search)
Original LanguageGerman (Search)
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Catalog DesignationD. 516; Op. 8 no. 2 (Search)
Range: F#4 - G5 (Search)
Original KeyC Major (Search)
Trivial or Important references and connectionsPoet was a hypochondriac and committed sucide during a cholera epidemic (Search)
ContributorAL (Search)
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