Wenn ich ein Vöglein wär, Op.236 (Hölzel, Gustav)


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Language English / German
Translator Aubertine Woodward Moore (1841–1929), English text (as Auber Forestier)
Publisher. Info. Milwaukee: Wm. Rohlfing & Co., 1885.
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General Information

Work Title Wenn ich ein Vöglein wär
Alternative. Title Were I a little bird
Composer Hölzel, Gustav
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. Op.236
Key Depends on voice type
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 1
First Publication. 1884 – Offenbach: Johann André
Librettist Johann Gottfried Herder
Language German
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Romantic
Piece Style Romantic
Instrumentation Voice, piano

Misc. Comments

posthumous publication (Hofmeister's Monatsbericht (1884), p.362). In the 1885 English translation published by Rohlfing, soprano/tenor version is in A major, alto/baritone version is in F major.