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Die Meere

(The Seas)

By Johannes Brahms

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Choral (2-Part)
(The Seas). Composed by Johannes Brahms (1833-1897). Arranged by John Leavitt. Treasury Choral. 8 pages. Published by Hal Leonard (HL.8551414).

Item Number: HL.8551414

This elegant art song by Johannes Brahms is an excellent introduction to the romantic era for treble choirs of all ages. English and German lyrics. Available: 2-Part. Performance Time: Approx. 2:40.

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  • 5

    Location:
    Miami, FL
    Difficulty Level:
    Early intermediate
  • July 28, 2008 Love.

    Before entering college for opera performance, I was in chorus for 10 years. I performed this song with the 2004 Florida All-State high school women's choir. Because of this song, I finally learned to love singing in German. It is absolutely beautiful. Though it's in 6/8...

    time, it sounds like a cross between a waltz and a lullaby. (Of course, our conductor told us not to sing it like a waltz, as it's not written in 3, but the song is still very elegant and had a waltz-like quality to it.) The piano part is lovely (and not overly-difficult), as are the harmonies between soprano and alto. The modulation from minor to major and then back to minor at the end is a very nice touch. Brahms knew his stuff, and his brilliance shines through in this simple yet gorgeous piece.

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