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An die Türen (I will creep up to the doors) for low voice and piano

By Franz Schubert

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Piano, Voice, Alto Voice, Baritone Voice, Bass Voice - Intermediate
Composed by Franz Schubert (1797-1828). Arranged by David Warin Solomons. Romantic Period, Classical Period. Score. 4 pages. Published by David Warin Solomons (S0.74215).

Item Number: S0.74215

Schubert's setting of words from Goethe's "Wilhelm Meister" (with my singing translation in English) transposed to the key of E minorfor low voice and piano.A version for low voice and guitar, also in E minor, is also availableThe sound sample is an electronic preview.The three individual songs ("Wer sich der Einsamkeit ergibt", "Wer nie sein Brot mit Tränen ass", "An die Türen") and also all three together (under the title "Gesänge des Harfners (songs of the harpist)" ) are available on this siteAn die TürenAn die Türen will ich schleichen,Still und sittsam will ich steh'n;Fromme Hand wird Nahrung reichen,Und ich werde weitergehn.Jeder wird sich glücklich scheinen,Wenn mein Bild vor ihm erscheint;Eine Träne wird er weinen,Und ich weiß nicht, was er weint.I will creep up to the doors andstand there quiet and politegoodly hands will give me food andgrateful I will leave their sightEvery person will seem happyWhen they see me at their doorThey will shed a tear which Iwill never know the reason for.(English translation (c) 2015 David Warin Solomons).

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