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- by Heinrich Leuthold (1827 - 1879)
- a text in English by Robert Burns (1759 - 1796), title 1: "The gloomy night", title 2: "Farewell to the Banks of Ayr"
Musical settings (art songs, Lieder, mélodies, (etc.), choral pieces, and other vocal works set to this text), listed by composer (not necessarily exhaustive)
- by Wilhelm Sturm (1842 - 1922), "Vom Strand des Ayr", op. 30 no. 1, published 1881 [ four-part men's chorus ], from Nordlandsbilder. Vier Lieder für vierstimmigen Männerchor, no. 1, Leipzig, Kistner
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- Also set in German (Deutsch), a translation by Ferdinand Freiligrath (1810 - 1876) , no title, appears in Gedichte, in Robert Burns. Elf Lieder [later 13 Lieder], no. 4, first published 1838 ; composed by Adolf Jensen, Luise Adolpha Le Beau.
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