In vain to this desert

Song TitleIn vain to this desert (Search)
Composer(s):Ludwig van Beethoven
Author(s):Robert Burns (and Anne Grant)
Author Underrepresented GroupFemale (Search)
Keyword(s) & Features: Anguish; Blasts; Bleak; Bleeding; Breasts; Bruised; Closed; Comfort; Dark; Death; Deep; Deploring; Deserts; Despair; Duet; Dying; Eyes; Fate; Feeling; Giving; Hearing; Hearts; Imparting; Lost; Love; Multiple Poets; Nought; Open; Peaceful; Placing; Pleasures; Proving; Rest; Rude; Seeing; Shelter; Shores; Sleeping; Sore; Sorrows; Thorns; Throbbing; Transplanting; Unkindness; Vain; Waves; Weeping; White; Wilderness; Wildwood; Woes; Wrongs
First LineIn vain to this Desart my fate I deplore (Search)
Average Duration2:00 (Search)
Year of composition 1810 - 1813 (Search)
Link to English Text Online
Larger Work25 Irish Songs (Search)
Musical FormStrophic (Search)
Author's associated movements or -isms or GroupsRomanticism; Liberalism; Socialism; National poet of Scotland; Scottish Makar tradition; Republicanism; Anticlericalism (Search)
Original LanguageEnglish (Search)
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Audio Source
Catalog DesignationWoO 152 no. 17 (Search)
Range: High voice: D4; Low voice: C#4 - High voice: F#5; Low voice: C#5
Original KeyD Major (Search)
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Other instrumentation and voice2 voices, piano, violin, violoncello (Search)
More Than One Voice?Duet (Search)
ContributorGTM (Search)
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