Elegischer Gesang (Ludwig van Beethoven)

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  • (Posted 2018-06-14)  CPDL #50121:     
Editor: Jon Arnold (submitted 2018-06-14).   Score information: Letter, 6 pages, 329 kB   Copyright: CC BY SA
Edition notes: Keyboard reduction
  • (Posted 2018-06-03)  CPDL #49970:        (LilyPond)
Editor: Jon Arnold (submitted 2018-06-03).   Score information: Letter, 5 pages, 332 kB   Copyright: CC BY SA
Edition notes: Full score

General Information

Title: Elegischer Gesang
Composer: Ludwig van Beethoven
Lyricist: Ignaz Franz Castellicreate page

Number of voices: 4vv   Voicing: SATB
Genre: SecularLament

Language: German
Instruments: String ensemble

First published: 1826

External websites:

  • Free choir training aids for this work are available at Choralia.

Original text and translations

German.png German text

Sanft wie du lebtest
hast du vollendet,
zu heilig für den Schmerz!

Kein Auge wein' ob des
himmlischen Geistes Heimkehr.

Sanft, sanft wie du lebtest
hast du vollendet.