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ABOUT THE LIED
From Dichterliebe, Op.43, N.10
Voice / Vocal Fach Soprano/ Mezzo / Alto/ Baritone/ Bass
Original key G minor
Language German
Composer Robert Schumann 1810 – 1856
Poet Heinrich Heine 1797 – 1856
Range Hör’ ich das Liedchen klingen
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Hör’ ich das Liedchen klingen , a setting by Henrich Heine , was composed by Robert Schumann in 1840. It is the tenth lied of his song cycle, Dichterliebe.

1840 is also known as Schumann’s year of song, the year where he wrote no less than three major song cycles, Frauenliebe und Leben but also Liederkreis and Dichterliebe. It is also known to be the year where he was finally able to marry Clara, the love of his life, after an endless legal battle to overcome the opposition of her father to their marriage.
He chose to set 16 poems by Heinrich Heine, a poet Clara and Robert had both briefly met. They were all selected from Heine’s Lyrisches Intermezzo book. Schumann wrote this song cycle while still apart from Clara, her father doing everything in his power to separate them. The song cycle dedicated to Clara, expresses the joy for lovers of being together but also the pain of separation and grief.

Hör ich das Liedchen klingen is the tenth song of Dichterliebe. It follows, the tender melancholic Im wunderschönen Monat Mai, N.1, where the poet expresses his yearning for his beloved and Aus meinem Tränen spriessen, N.2, where he dreams of reciprocated love. Die Rose, die Lilie, die Taube, die Sonne, N. 3, is an exalted declaration of love while Wenn ich in deine Augen seh’, N. 4 expresses serene joy. In ich will meine Seele tauschen, N. 5, he remembers the wonders of one of her kisses and then compares her to the Rhein embracing the cathedral of Köln in Im Rhein, im heiligen Trome, N.6. Ich grolle nicht, N.7, is a turning point in the cycle where the poet discovers he is not loved anymore, therefore goes seeking for comfort (Und wüssten’s die Blumen, die kleinen, N.8). In Das ist die Flöten und Geigen, N. 10, his beloved marries someone else.

In Hör’ ich das Liedchen klingen, immense sadness and grief take over the bitterness and resentment the poet was experiencing earlier. The piano supports the vocal line through soft descending arpeggios that seem like tears falling one after the other. The harmonies are dissonant and complex yet no resistance is to be felt, only endless sadness. The vocal line is mostly syllabic and Schumann carefully uses the prosody of the German language to set the rhythm of the sang text. The many suspensions on strong beats achieve in giving a kind of ethereal atmosphere to the song.

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Hör’ ich das Liedchen klingen originated was composed by Robert Schumann. The original lyrics are in German. The melodious note arrangement of Hör’ ich das Liedchen klingen ranges from pianissimo (very soft) mellow notes to forte (loud) notes carrying the player and the audience through an array of vivid emotions. The sweet soft beginning of the music piece gradually increases and decreases the loudness in smooth transitions. This music piece is decorated with phrases, slurs and an arpeggio. A perfect composition for piano players to try with an intermediate knowledge in music. Students can make use of this sweet music piece to improve their knowledge in music expressions, ornaments and sight-reading, while all music lovers could enjoy this brilliant extract whole-heartedly. Hör’ ich das Liedchen klingen sheet music produced by Lyribox is clear, precise and is transcribed in English by Lyribox. By purchasing Hör’ ich das Liedchen klingen sheet music from us, you can simply sing along as you play this masterpiece on your piano. Unlike many sheet music sold online with all black notations, sheet music we offer you is marked using three distinct colors. While piano notation is illustrated in black, the music expressions and the lyrics are given in red and blue respectively. Get Hör’ ich das Liedchen klingen by R. Schumann sheet music from Lyribox today to enjoy and share this wonderful music composition with your friends and family.

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Hör’ ich das Liedchen klingen piano accompaniment is offered by Lyribox is mellow and smooth. It feeds the poem an underlying pulse, adding a sense of propulsion to it. Meanwhile the vocal line flows in a dreamy leisure manner forcing the audience into a calming and languid mood. The vocal line of Hör’ ich das Liedchen klingen by Lyribox has the potential to provide slight pitch support for the voice’s sometimes unusual intervals, enhancing the fullness of it. This accompaniment is not at all demanding. Using these rich Hör’ ich das Liedchen klingen accompaniments you could create one of the most brilliant performances that is pregnant with layers and layers of expressions. Purchase the Hör’ ich das Liedchen klingen piano accompaniment together with the vocal line accompaniment from Lyribox today!

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