Das Reden, WoO 168b (Beethoven, Ludwig van)


Sheet Music


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Publisher. Info. Ludwig van Beethovens Werke, Serie 23: Lieder und Gesänge, Nr.256
Leipzig: Breitkopf und Härtel, n.d.[1864]. Plate B.256.
Misc. Notes ca.150dpi grayscale images (file #74018)
Original images: 300dpi, grayscale djvu files approx. 2900 by 3700 pixels. Editing: re-sampled to 600dpi, converted to black and white tif files, de-skewed, and set uniform margins. (file #319000) This file also includes Das Schweigen, WoO 168a.
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General Information

Work Title Das Reden
Alternative. Title "Rede, wenn’s um einen Freund dir gilt"
Composer Beethoven, Ludwig van
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. WoO 168b
Key F major
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 1
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1816
First Publication. 1864 or earlier
Language German
Dedication Charles Neate
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Romantic
Piece Style Romantic
Instrumentation 3 voices

Misc. Comments

Grove Music lists this work under "Canons and musical jokes"; it was for Neate.

Nottebohm gives 1815 instead of 1816, but it is signed January 1816 in the copy given to Neate.