Das Schweigen, WoO 168a (Beethoven, Ludwig van)



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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.
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General Information

Work Title Das Schweigen
Alternative. Title Das Schweigen aus Salis Rosenthal, siehe die zerstreuten Blätter von Herder
The Silence
Composer Beethoven, Ludwig van
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. WoO 168a
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. ILB 229
Key D minor
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's Assai sostenuto
Text Incipit Lerne, lerne schweigen, o Freund! Dem Silber gleichet die Rede
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1816-01-24
First Publication. 1817 – Vienna: S. A. Steiner und Comp. (Wiener allgemeine musikalische Zeitung. No.10. 1817)
Librettist Johann Gottfried Herder (1744-1803)
Language German
Dedication Charles Neate (1784-1877)
Average DurationAvg. Duration 1 minute
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Classical
Piece Style Classical
Instrumentation 3 voices
External Links Wiener allgemeine musikalische Zeitung. No.10. (1817-03-06)