9 English Songs (Hindemith, Paul)

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Publisher. Info. Mainz: B. Schott's Söhne, No.6839, 1944-46.
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Work Title 9 English Songs
Alternative. Title For Soprano or Mezzo-Soprano and Piano
Composer Hindemith, Paul
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 9 Songs
  1. On hearing "The Last Rose of Summer": Slow with Melancholy (= 50-60)
  2. Echo: Rather Fast (= 108-116)
  3. The Moon: Fast (= 96)
  4. The Whistlin' Thief: Allegro moderato (= 100)
  5. Envoy: Quiet (Half note.png ‧ = 60-66)
  6. The Wild Flower's Song: Quasi recitativo
  7. Sing on there in the Swamp: Very Slow (= 40)
  8. To Music, to becalm his Fever: Moderate
  9. On a Fly Drinking out of his Cup: Quiet (♩‧ = 60)
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1942-1944, New Haven
First Publication. 1944-1945
Librettist Charles Wolfe (1791-1823)
Thomas Moore (1669-1852)
Percy Bysshe Shelley (1792-1822)
Samuel Lover (1797-1868)
Francis Thompson (1859-1907)
William Blake (1757-1827)
Walt Whitman (1819-1892)
Robert Herrick (1591-1674)
William Oldys (1696-1761)
Language English
Dedication Meinem liebsten und verehrtesten Kunstgenossen zu Weihnachten (Echo)
Average DurationAvg. Duration 22 Minutes (All 9 Songs)
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Modern
Piece Style Modern
Instrumentation Voice, piano
Related Works When Lilacs last in the Door-yard Bloom'd (No.7 a/b)
External Links Hindemith Foundation (On hearing "The Last Rose of Summer")
Hindemith Foundation (Echo)
Hindemith Foundation (The Moon)
Hindemith Foundation (The Whistlin' Thief)
Hindemith Foundation (Envoy)
Hindemith Foundation (The Wild Flower's Song)
Hindemith Foundation (Sing on there in the Swamp)
Hindemith Foundation (To Music, to becalm his Fever)
Hindemith Foundation (On a Fly Drinking out of his Cup)