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German Folksongs

By Johannes Brahms

SATB choir, a cappella - Level B (easy)
Composed by Johannes Brahms (1833-1897). Edited by John Lewers. Mixed Voices. Secular, Choral Collection. Vocal score. Oxford University Press #9780193856608. Published by Oxford University Press (OU.9780193856608).

Item Number: OU.9780193856608

ISBN 9780193856608.

For SATB unaccompanied In Brahms's masterful versions of German folksongs the elegant simplicity of the originals is always maintained. He weaves well-shaped vocal lines and adds delicate harmonies to make polished songs of great charm. This edition uses highly effective and poetic English singing translations making a collection of instantly accessible yet little known repertoire.

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  • 5

    Charles David Miles
    Chicago, IL
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  • January 01, 2008 Exceptional translations

    I perform folk music in the original language whenever possible, but these poetic translations changed my mind. The imagery completely engaged my singers. Highly recommended.

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