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From 6 Lieder, Op.97, N.6
Voice / Vocal Fach Soprano/ Mezzo / Alto/ Baritone/ Bass
Original key F Major
Language German (Swabian)
Composer Johannes Brahms 1833 – 1897
Poet Traditional librettist 0
Range Trennung
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Trennung , a setting of a traditionnal swabian song was composed by Johannes Brahms in 1884 and published in 1885. It is the sixth and final song of Brahm’s Sechs Lieder, op.97.

Op.97 was published by Brahms in 1886. In his fifties, he was now a worldwide famous composer appraised in Cambridge but even more so in Vienna where he had settled twenty years earlier. Op.97 is notably short, all the songs of the cycle are quiet brief. As often with Brahms’s, the unity of the song cycle is to be found in the music as the texts are quite assorted: Christian Reinhold Köstlin (N.1 and N.2), Willibald Alexis (N.3), Klaus Groth (N .5) an traditionnal songs (N.4 and N.6). Brahms shows a very different approach to Schumann’s or Schubert’s song cycles where texts were all chosen among the same collection of poems.

Trennung is the sixth and final song of the cycle. Brahms selected it (as well of N.4, Dort in den Weiden steht ein Haus) from the Kretzschmer-Zuccalmaglio folksong collection. Brahms would later arrange those same songs, keeping the traditional melodies in his large collection of folksong arrangements published in 1894. Brahms was later to discover some of the folksongs were, in fact, a creation of Zuccalmoglio and had nothing of traditional (it’s the case of N.4)! Our song (Trennung), however, was recognized as an original Swabian folk song by many contemporaries of Brahms. Do pay special attention to the language as this is German dialect not Hochdeutsch!

Trennung is a delicate and loving projection. The narrator imagines expressing his love to his beloved and not being loved in return. The music is tainted with delicate melancholy, emphasized by the sensual suspensions on strong beats of the bar. The song is strophic, respecting the simplicity of this Swabian folksong.

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Trennung originated was composed by Johannes Brahms . The original lyrics are in German (Swabian) . The melodious note arrangement of Trennung 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. Trennung sheet music produced by Lyribox is clear, precise and is transcribed in English by Lyribox. By purchasing Trennung 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 Trennung by J. Brahms sheet music from Lyribox today to enjoy and share this wonderful music composition with your friends and family.

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