Wanderer's Night Song (Charles Wood)

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  • (Posted 2020-03-01)  CPDL #57329:       
Editor: Andrew Sims (submitted 2020-03-01).   Score information: A4, 2 pages, 77 kB   Copyright: CPDL
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General Information

Title: Wanderer's Night Song
Composer: Charles Wood
Lyricist: Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

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

Language: English
Instruments: A cappella

First published:

Description: Text is a translation of "Wanderers Nachtlied" by Goethe

External websites: http://www.embassysingers.de

Original text and translations

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Thou that from the heavens art,
Every pain and sorrow stillest,
And the doubly wretched heart
Doubly with refreshment fillest,
I am weary with contending!
Why this rapture and unrest?
Peace descending
Come, ah, come into my breast!