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84701 SAPPHIC ODE (Sapphische Ode) LowinD

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JOHANNES BRAHMS
Selected Songs with German and English Texts
English Translations by Alice Mattullath
Edited alld Revised by

MAX HEINRICH
SEIllBS II
MAINACHT (A Night in May).................. .J5 STEIG' AUF GELIEBTER SCHATTEN (App,ar,
HIgh Voice In F: (S f809) Beloved Spirit) ...........•................ .30
MEINE LIEBE 1ST GRON (My Young Lav, i, IIll:b Voice in },.. ni (8 f836--Low Voice io Eb m (8 4837)
Gre('") .35 TRENNUNG (Parting) 30
Higb Voice In F1 (8 481(),}-Low Voice in D (8 4811) Higb Volee :In A~ (8' 483S-Low Voice in Ep (8 4839)
MINNELIED (Love Sang) ..•.....•.•.......... .30 VERGEBLICHES STANDCHEN (Th, Vain Suit) .30
lllgil VoIce in. C (8 4812)-Low VoIce In Db (8:JOOO) lllgb Voice In A (8 4SiO)-LOw Voice In G (8 5(61)
MIT VIERZIG JAHREN (At Forty Y,ars) .35 VERRAT (Treacllery) ..........•........••...... .35
High Voice in D m (8 4SIa)-Low Voice In D rn. {S 48H)I
lIi~h Volee in £1 m (8 f841)-Low Voice In B m (8 iSC!)
MONDENSCHEIN (Moonlight) .•................ 30
High Voice in Bb {S tS15)-Low Voice In G (8 (816) VON EWIGER LIEBE (Undying Lav,) .35
High ,"oLee 10 C:r m (8 4SJ6)-Low Voice In B m (8 500:!)
MUSS ES EINE TRENNUNG GEBEN? (Wloy
Mlut Lovers E'er Be Parted!)...... .... .. .. ,.40 YORSCHNELLER SCHWUR (The Hasly Oath) .40
High Voke In G m (8 tSI7)-Low Voice in Em (8 481S) lUgh Yoice in D m (8 4S1:6)-Low Volee In BD (8 iSf1)

NACHKLANG (After tlo' Rain) .40 WENN UM DEN HOLLUNDER (Caressing 110, .40
High Voice In F: m (8 fS19)-LOw Voice In D In (8 4820) Lilacs) .
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o WOSST' ICH DOCH DEN WEG ZUROCK (If
WIE BIST DU MEINE KONIGIN (Thou Art My
Onl)' J Could Find Agaiu) ,..... .35
Higil VoIce In E (8 4821) Queen) .30
High Voice in Eb (8 tUIO)-Low Voice In D~ (8 48:)()
REGENLIED (Rain Sang) .50
High Voice In F; m (8 4823)-LOw Voice in D III (S 4S:!,a) WIE FROH UND FRISCH MEIN SINN SICH
RUHE. SOSSLIEBCHEN (Slumber. My Su'utll,arl) .40 HEBT (My Heart alld Soul are Ligllt and Gay) .40
Bigb Voice in Ab {S 4825)-Low Voice in }-: (8 ....S:!6) High Voice In G (8 ,I851)-LOw Voice in E (8 485:!)
SAND~[ANNCHEN (Little Sandman) ..••..•..• .30 WIE SOLL ICH DIE FREUDE. DIE WONNE
Medium Voice in G (8:.J66) DENN TRAGEN? (Can Rapture so BOllnd-
SAPPHISCHE ODE (SaNIo,c Od,) ...•••...... .25 less be Borne by tilt Living!) ...•..•....... .60
High Voice in A (8 4899)-Low Voice in G (8 .9(0)
High ,"olce in F (8 4922)-Low Voice I.n D (8 .701)
SCHMIED (Th, Black.'mitl,) .30 WIEGENLIED (Lullab)·) ...........••....•...... .30
High Voice in F (8 ,I9~1)-Low Voice In E, (8 ,1853)
BiBb Voice In C (S 48'!7t-Low Voice In B~ (8-&828)
SIND ES SCHMERZEN. SIND ES FREUDEN? WILLST DU DASS ICH GEH? (Must I Go Away) .35
(1s It Joy or Grief Awaking!) .50 High Voice in D m (5 i8M)-Low Voice In em) (8 ,18M)
Bll'b Voice in Ab (8 4B:?9)-Low Voice In Gb (8 ,1830) I1nfER LEISER WIRD MEIN SCHLUMMER
SONNTAG (Sunda)') •..••.....•................ .30 (Sleep 10 Me No Rest Is Bringing) 35
Low Voice In F (8 ol831) High Voice 1n F m (5 52(3)-Low Voice in C# m (8 5367)
SO WILLST DU DES ARMEN (Witll Kindn,ss KLAGE (Plaint) •...................•....•....... .30
Une'lding) .40 High Volc~ in A (8 5368)-Low Voice in F (8 G368)
High Voice in F (4832)-LOw Voice in D (8 4833) WIE MELODIEN ZIEHT ES MIR (Soft Strains
STANDCHEN (Serenad,) ..•.....• : ..••.........30 of Music Drifting) .30
High Voice in G (5 f8:H)-Low Voice io E, (8 483:) High Volc~ In C (5 M70)-Low Voice in A (5 Mll)

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Sapphic Ode.
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English, ersiun by (Hans Schmidt.)
ALIGE MATTULLATH.
JOHANNES BRAHMS, Op. 9~, No.~.
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SONGS

SONGS
FOR VOI(;E AND PIANO
Songs Which Have Been Used-or Are Suitable to Use-On Contest Programs
NOTE on rang. indicIlUona: Small letters indicate notel above or below the staff. Capital letters. notes within the stafL

Two Rosea Gilberte .SO


Very effective use of the refrain. "Sing soft, sing sweet, sing low."
MAX BRUCH The minor key gives it a richly poignant quality. I
FIVE ~ONG$ High in Gm (c~) Med. in Fm (b-F) Low in Dm (g#---d)
YOI<' VOICE
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Sonnet _. . . . . . . Fergusson .SO
..,..... " ......~.?:'~..,...'.."'..T English and old French words. Charles d'Orleans, a me<haeval
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French ~t wrote the poem of this delightful love sonnet and the
composer has coptured their charming spmt.
Moo. in F Ic-g)
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Song of the Brook BurleIgh .50
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A frolicsome song, light and jaunty in character, set to the poem
of Alfred Tennyson. A favorite of Galli·Curel•
High in B, Id,-g) Low in G (b'-E)
When Chloris Sleeps __ Samuels .50
Dedicated to and sung by Mme. Gdili.curci. WIth proper artistry
dnd expression this song C<Jn be done With great effect.
High in Em (d-b or g) Med. in Dm (c-a or F)
Dream Song. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Warford .50
Shadrack (Shadrachl MacGtmsey .60 A lovely song In the mmor Itey, With a plano ctccompammenl.
This song presents the Bible story of Shddrach. Meshach and Abed· High in Am (d-a) Med. in Gm (c-q) Low In Em (a-E)
nego, "in the fiery furnl!ce," delivered in the Neqro manner and Song of the Wind. . Bahr .50
style. Sung by Nelson Eddy, Thomas L. Thomas and featured on A touclung song,sHul and melancholy.
the air by Frank Black., Gus Haenschen and many others. Low in Bl:» (a~- ;0)
Medium Vmca in AlJ (c-El:> (qc.) )
'Neath My Window Ledge. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .. Bruch .SO
When my near One Com Bruch .50 A bnght, spring so 9 With an attractive plano dccompamment.
A very singable, appealing melody from the Spanish. 1938 is this High in G IE-g
famous composer's centenary year. This is one of 0. group that
Bruch gave Carl Fischer shortly before his death and we have just

~€€TGRASS RANG€
"re-discovered" them.
Mod. in A, (E,-F)
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To My Mother MacGimsey .50
Written in a nostalgic mcxxf, this simple 50ng is tn reality a prayer
of gratitude. Its smooth, flowing melody is well sustained by a
moving accompaniment. Sung by Flagstad, Thomos and Tibbett.
H,gh in B, (F-F) "Moo. in A. (EO-E.) Low in F (e---Q
·V~l Orch., ,50
Corne Along and Dance Pennington
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The rhythm of thiS song is ot Spanish (bolero) character. The
melody trips alonq at 0. rapid pace and expresses 4 highly fesbve
mood.
High in Om (d-a or g) Mad. in em (c-q or F) Low in B"m
Ib;-F or E,)
Camel Bela Hipkins .50
\ Not just another "song of the desert." but an exotic composition
of r<'He original charm in the spirit that the title suggests.
Mod. in E, (E, or di!-F)
Going Down to London. . . . .. .. . . .. . Colby .SO
Autumn Dungan .50 A merry song whose llvely rhythmiC :'Wtnq will carryover to the
With true autumMI coloring, this new song is brimful of mellowing audience. The words are easy to pUI "cross clOd have a wry tW1St
dtmosphere and glowing warmth. Attractive melfXhc line. to them.
High in G IE-a) High Voice in G (d-q)
A Parting Prayer Brahe .50 Sweetgraaa Range. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .... Warren .50
The lyriC of this beautiful, simple song is really a "parbnq invoca· Sung With the proper feehng, thiS song is capable of mak.mg 0.
ticn" and its muslcdl setting is in keepmq with its direct appeal. tremendous impression. It has appeered on the programs of
Dignihed ann chord-like accompaniment. Lawrence Tibbett.
Low in B, (b,-E,) Moo. in C (e-F) H,gh in E, IE'-<l') High in D (F'~F~ or a) Low in B7 (d;lO-D., or F)
Love is Such a Gentle Thing _. Klemm .40 To Apollo Thatcher .50
An outstanding vocal novelty. Charming vocolline, set to a quaint Based on the oldest muslcal malluscnpt In eXlstence--a Grecian
lfric of Eliz"bethan savor. hymn in 5-8. Stately in character but very melodious.
High in A (E-F;:) Low in F ((."'-D) Moo. inG I~)
Little River. . . . . .. . Dungan .50 There is a Ladye _. . . . . . . Bury .SO
A ndive and charming song, 'WIth graceful and Simple rhythm. The simpliclly of bolh lync and music have made thiS song a claSSIC,
Wholesome, relreshmg, appealing. though the composer is contemporary. John McCormack uses this
Moo. in C IE-E) selting. .
.50 High in G (E~) Low in E (c::;:-E)
Sweet Little Jesus Boy MacGimsey
A song thdt is olive with sincerity and simplicity. Its simple and Red. Red Rose ······ Cottenet .65
illelodic line IS admirably suited to the texl. Sung by some of Robed Burns' poem is given an appropriately joyous setting that has
Am&rica's firs! singers. found favor with leadlOq singers. It is easy to learn and easy to sing.
Mod. in F iF-F) Low in D Cd-D) High In G (d-b\:t) Medium in F (C-dl;,) Low in El;, (bl;,-glo)

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