Wandrers Nachtgebet (Carl Maria von Weber)

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for male choir

  • CPDL #24210:     
Editor: Klaus Breuninger (submitted 2011-08-22).   Score information: A4, 2 pages, 25 kB   Copyright: CPDL
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  • CPDL #14702:        (Finale 2002)
Editor: Benoît Huwart (submitted 2007-08-09).   Score information: A4, 2 pages, 159 kB   Copyright: Public Domain
Edition notes: MusicXML source file is in compressed .mxl format.

for boys or female choir

  • (Posted 2019-07-22)   CPDL #54850:     
Editor: Nikolaus Hold (submitted 2019-07-22).   Score information: A4, 2 pages, 61 kB   Copyright: CC BY NC
Edition notes: MusicXML source file is in compressed .mxl format.

General Information

Title: Wandrers Nachtgebet
Composer: Carl Maria von Weber
Lyricist: Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Number of voices: 4vv   Voicings: TTBB or SSAA
Genre: SecularPartsong

Language: German
Instruments: A cappella

First published: ca. 1820
  2nd published: 1863 in Sammlung von Volksgesängen für den Männerchor (Ignaz Heim), no. 195
  3rd published: 1867 in Das Rütli, no. 102
  4th published: 1869 in Sammlung von Volksgesängen für Knaben, Mädchen und Frauen, no. 198, p. 336
  5th published: 1902 in Concordia, no. 5.05

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Original text and translations

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Der du von dem Himmel bist,
Alle Freud und Schmerzen stillest,
Den, der doppelt elend ist,
Doppelt mit Erquickung füllest;
Ach, ich bin des Treibens müde!
Was soll all die Qual und Lust?
Süßer Friede,
Komm, ach komm in meine Brust!