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ABOUT THE LIED
From Schlichte Weisen, Op.21, N.3
Voice / Vocal Fach Soprano/ Mezzo / Alto/ Baritone/ Bass
Original key F minor
Language German
Composer Richard Georg Strauss 1864 – 1949
Poet Felix Dahn 1834 – 1912
Range Ach Lieb, ich muss nun scheiden
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Ach Lieb, ich mus nun scheiden , a setting by Felix Dahn , was composed by Richard Georg Strauss in 1887-88 (F minor) and first published in 1890 . This lied is the third of his song cycle, Schlichte Weisen.

Richard Strauss, wrote this song cycle in his early twenties, while working as third conductor for the Munich Opera. The Schlichte Weisen (simple tunes) were composed on poems by Felix Dahn. This poet chose a most unconventional way to write those texts. He visited a museum and came upon a collection of old folk songs whose incipits were translated but not the rest of the texts. From those few words, he imagined, in his native language, German, the rest of the texts of those songs and put all his writings in a volume named Schlichte Weisen. If Strauss, tries to capture this folkish inspiration, the music is far from simple and spreads in a romantic lyrical ambiance.

Ach Lieb, ich muss nun scheiden is the third Lied of this song cycle. Strauss sets in music the sadness of a lover who has had to leave his/ her beloved and the land where they once wandered in, in love. The vocal line is written so as to express that sadness through descending phrases and many lower register notes. The voice leans elegantly on the piano accompaniment, cord after cord, the two blending harmoniously together creating an atmosphere of melancholy and quiet despair.

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