6 Songs by Various Poets (Wolf, Hugo)



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Language German / English
Translator John Bernhoff (ca.1850–ca.1930), English text
Publisher. Info. Leipzig: C.F. Peters, Eds.3153-54, n.d. Plates 9294-95.
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Publisher. Info. Holograph manuscript, n.d.(ca.1883)
Misc. Notes Composed soon after Wagner's death.
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General Information

Work Title 6 Gedichte
Alternative. Title 6 Gedichte von Scheffel, Mörike, Goethe u[nd] Just[inus] Kerner
Composer Wolf, Hugo
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. IHW 31
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 6 songs
  1. Wächterlied auf der Wartburg
  2. Der König bei der Krönung
  3. Biterolf
  4. Beherzigung
  5. Wandrers Nachtlied
  6. Zur Ruh', zur Ruh'
First Publication. 1888 – Wetzler
Librettist Various
1, 3. Joseph Viktor von Scheffel (1826-1886)
2. Eduard Mörike (1804-1875)
4-5. Johann Wolfgang von Goethe (1749-1832)
6. Justinus Kerner (1786-1862)
Language German
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Romantic
Piece Style Romantic
Instrumentation Voice and Piano
External Links The Lied, Art Song, and Choral Texts Archive

Misc. Comments

No.6 was quoted in Haberlandt's graveside funeral oration for Wolf on 24th February 1903 in the Central Cemetery, Vienna. It was, however, as noted above composed about 20 years earlier. This set as a whole was published by Wetzler ca.1888.