Spring's faith (Robert Franz)

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  • (Posted 2020-01-13)  CPDL #56632:         
Editor: James Gibb (submitted 2020-01-13).   Score information: A4, 6 pages, 104 kB   Copyright: CPDL
Edition notes: In English translation.

General Information

German Title: Frühlingsglaube
English Title: Spring's faith
Work: Sechs Lieder für gemischten Chor, Op.24, no.4
Composer: Robert Franz
Lyricist: Ludwig Uhland

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

Language: English
Instruments: Piano

First published: 1856 Leipzig: F. Whistling
  2nd published: 1879 in Novello's Part-Song Book (2nd series), Vol. 12, no. 337

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Original text and translations

Original text and translations may be found at Frühlingsglaube, D 686 (Franz Schubert).

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Awake are breezes soft and light,
They whisper and move by day and night,
Where'er they are gently stealing.
New scents and sounds in Spring we know,
Now, weary hearts, forget your woe.
Fresh life is all things filling.

The world grows fairer from day to day,
Where'er one looks, more bright and gay,
New beauty for us revealing.
Sweet flow'rets blow, sweet flow'rets blow,
Now, weary hearts, forget your woe.
Fresh life is all things filling.
Translation by John Troutbeck