Schlaf wohl, du Himmelsknabe du (Charles Macpherson)

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  • (Posted 2014-12-12)  CPDL #33667:   
Editor: Robin Doveton (submitted 2014-12-12).   Score information: A4, 4 pages, 101 kB   Copyright: Personal
Edition notes: The original German poem (of which 'The shepherds' cradle song' is a translation), fitted to Macpherson's well-known arrangement.

General Information

Title: Schlaf' wohl, du Himmelsknabe du
Composer: Charles Macpherson
Lyricist: Christian Friedrich Daniel Schubart

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

Language: German
Instruments: A cappella

First published:
Description: Originally published in English as 'The shepherds' cradle song'.

External websites:

Original text and translations

Original text and translations may be found at Schlaf wohl, du Himmelsknabe.