Auf den Tod einer Nachtigall, D.201 (Schubert, Franz)

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General Information

Work Title Auf den Tod einer Nachtigall
Alternative. Title On the Death of a Nightingale
Composer Schubert, Franz
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. D.201
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. IFS 1002
Key F-sharp minor
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's Langsam
Text Incipit Sie ist dahin
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1815-05-25
First Publication. 1970
Librettist Ludwig Christoph Heinrich Hölty (1748-1776)
Johann Heinrich Voss (1751-1826)
Language German
Average DurationAvg. Duration 2 minutes
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Romantic
Piece Style Romantic
Instrumentation voice, piano
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Misc. Comments

1st setting of the text; D.399 is the 2nd setting.


The song as it stands in its original form is a fragment. It has been completed by Reinhard van Hoorickx (1918-1997), who composed performing versions for many of Schubert's unfinished songs. Hoorickx's completion has been recorded by Martyn Hill and Graham Johnson for the Hyperion label.


Songs by Franz Schubert