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The wanderer's night song

Language: English after the German (Deutsch)

You, who did from heaven come
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From the Zemlinsky score.


  • Singable translation by Maurice Wright (b. 1949), "The wanderer's night song", copyright ©

Based on
  • a text in German (Deutsch) by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe (1749 - 1832), "Wandrers Nachtlied", written 1776, first published 1780 CAT DUT FRE FRL GRE HUN ITA SPA
      • This text was set to music by the following composer(s): Conrad Ansorge, Bettina von Arnim, née Brentano, Agathe Ursula Backer-Grøndahl, Ernst Bacon, Conrad Baden, Catharina Baum, Wilhelm Baumgartner, Alfred Julius Becher, Fritz Becker, Hermann Behn, Heinrich Bellermann, Carl Böttcher, Adolf Brandt, F. W. Otto Braune, Michael Brough, Willy Burkhard, A. M. Caspary, Karl Collan, Friedrich, Freiherr von Dalberg, Berthold Damcke, Moritz, Graf von Dietrichstein, M. Eckard, Heinrich Elkamp, Carl Gottlieb Erfurt, Richard Faltin, Alexander von Fielitz, Hans Fleischer, Carl Theodor Flodin, H. Floto, Ferdinand Otto von Flotow, Ernst Paul Flügel, Theodor Gaugler, Harald Genzmer, Richard von Gericke, Walter von Goethe, Hermann Goetz, Georg Göhler, Adalbert von Goldschmidt, Hans Martin Gräbner, Lene Grenager, Cor de Groot, A. R. Hellmann, Heinrich , Freiherr von Herzogenberg, Ferdinand von Hiller, Alexis Holländer, Martin Jacobi, Friedrich Wilhelm Jähns, Gustav Jansen [not F. G. Jansen], Armas Järnefelt, Théodore Kahle, Hugo Kauder, Philipp Christoph Kayser, Wilhelm Kempff, Theodor Fürchtegott Kirchner, Bernhard Klein, Joseph Klein, Aloys Kothe, M. J. Kremer, Theobald Kretschmann, Gustav Krug, Julius Lammers, Lenhuk, Leopold Lenz, Franz Liszt, Johann Karl Gottfried Loewe, Joseph Marx, Nikolai Karlovich Medtner, Arnold Mendelssohn, Fanny Mendelssohn-Hensel, Ernst Hermann Meyer, Heinrich Meyer, Charles Mikuli, Antonio Müller-Herrneck, Hans Georg Nägeli, Victor Ernst Nessler, Franz Otto, Ernst Pepping, Hans Erich Pfitzner, Ferdinand Pfohl, Joachim Raff, Johann Friedrich Reichardt, Adolf Reichel, Joseph Rheinberger, James Rothstein, Friedrich Wilhelm Rust, Mary Elizabeth Turner Salter, Emmy Schlieffen, Bernhard Ernst Scholz, Franz Peter Schubert, Friedrich Wilhelm Stade, Max Staegemann, Eduard Steuermann, Václav Jan Křtitel Tomášek, Max Wilhelm Karl Vogrich, Karl Weigl, Hugo Wolf, Philip Wolfrum, Erich Zeisl, Karl Friedrich Zelter, Alexander Zemlinsky, Winfried Zillig. Go to the text.

Musical settings (art songs, Lieder, mélodies, (etc.), choral pieces, and other vocal works set to this text), listed by composer (not necessarily exhaustive)

  • by Alexander Zemlinsky (1871 - 1942), "The wanderer's night song", op. 27 (Twelve songs: for soprano and piano) no. 12 (1937/8), published c1978 [soprano and piano], Hillsdale, N.Y. : Mobart Music Publications, also set in German (Deutsch)

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