Die Hochländer-Witwe

Song TitleDie Hochländer-Witwe (Search)
Composer(s):Robert Schumann
Author(s):Wilhelm Gerhard (after Robert Burns)
Keyword(s) & Features: Anguish; Battle of Culloden (April 16, 1746); Battlefields; Battles; Bloody; Butter; Casualties; Clans; Clover; Coming; Contentment; Couples; Cows; Death; Death in combat; Death of a loved one; Death of a lover; Donald; Dying; Ecstatic; Farms; Finding; Fleece; Fortune; Free; Frost; Giving; Good; Grazing; Great; Grief; Handsome; Happy; Heartache; Heights; Highlanders; Home; Hunger; Injustices; Knowing; Lands; Lending; Lowlands; Marriage; Masters; Men; Milk; Mourning; Peace; Perishing; Pillaging; Rejoicing; Remaining; Scotland; Seas; Security; Servants; Service; Sheep; Sixty; Slaying; Snow; Soft; Soldiers; Sorrow; Starvation; Stealing; Stuart, Charlie; Twenty; Unhappiness; Valleys; Warfare; Warmth; Widows; Winter; Wives; Woe; Women
First LineIch bin gekommen ins Niederland (Search)
Average Duration1:30 (Search)
Year of composition 1840 (Search)
Link to English Text Onlinehttp://www.lieder.net/lieder/get_text.html?TextId=113256
Larger WorkMyrthen (Search)
Author's associated movements or -isms or GroupsRomanticism; Liberalism; Socialism; National poet of Scotland; Scottish Makar tradition; Republicanism; Anticlericalism (Search)
Original LanguageGerman (Search)
Score Source http://conquest.imslp.info/files/imglnks/usimg/d/db/IMSLP51688-PMLP12732-RS120.pdf
Link to IPA Source https://www.ipasource.com/die-hochlander-witwe-7857.html
Catalog DesignationOp. 25 no. 10 (Search)
Range: D4 - G5 (Search)
Original KeyE minor (Search)
Dedicated ToClara Schumann (Search)
Trivial or Important references and connectionsMyrthen was composed as a wedding gift to Schumann's bride, Clara Wieck (Search)
ContributorAL (Search)
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