Des Baches Wiegenlied

Song TitleDes Baches Wiegenlied (Search)
Composer(s):Franz Schubert
Author(s):Wilhelm Müller
Keyword(s) & Features: Awake; Beds; Belonging; Blue; Boys; Brooks; Care; Climbing; Comfort; Cool; Covering; Crystal; Dreams; Drinking; Dry; Ended Relationships; Eyes; Fading; Fidelity; Fine; Flowers; Forests; Girls; Good; Green; Handkerchiefs; Hateful; Heartache; Heartbreak; Heaven; Home; Horns; Hunting; Joy; Looking; Lost Love; Love; Lying; Mills; Mists; Nature; Pain; Part of a Song Cycle; Paths; Pillows; Protection; Reassurance; Recovering; Refuge; Relief; Resting; Returning; Roaring; Rocking; Rooms; Rushing; Safety; Seas; Shadows; Sleeping; Soft; Sounds; Tending; Threats; Throwing; Tired; Trouble; Waking; Wanderers; Wide
First LineGute Ruh’, gute Ruh’ (Search)
Average Duration5:45 (Search)
Year of composition 1823 (Search)
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Larger WorkDie schöne Müllerin (Search)
Musical FormStrophic (Search)
Author's associated movements or -isms or GroupsRomanticism (Search)
Original LanguageGerman (Search)
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Catalog DesignationD. 795, no. 20 (Search)
Range: G#4 - G#5 (Search)
Original KeyE Major (Search)
Dedicated ToSchönstein, Karl von (Search)
Premiered ByStockhausen, Julius Christian (Search)
Trivial or Important references and connectionsComposed in October-November; Poet was the son of a tailor; poet died at 32 (Search)
Recommended Printed SourceBärenreiter: H, M, L (Search)
Other (musical allusions, accompaniment figures)One octave or less (Search)
ContributorAL (Search)
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