Er ist's op. 111b Nr. 3 (Max Reger)

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  • (Posted 2016-02-05)   CPDL #38444:     
Editor: Alexander Reuter (submitted 2016-02-05).   Score information: A4, 4 pages, 377 kB   Copyright: CPDL
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General Information

Title: Er ist's op. 111b Nr. 3
Composer: Max Reger
Lyricist: Eduard Mörike

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

Language: German
Instruments: A cappella

Published: 1909

Description: Reger has set two different versions of three poems:

1. Im Himmelreich ein Haus steht (by Spervogel, modernized German by Will Vesper)

2. Abendgang im Lenz (by Ludwig Rafael, a pseudonym of Hedwig Kiesekamp)

3. Er ist's (by Eduard Möerike).

This is the one published as op. 111b for 4-part female choir (SSAA). The other, for 3-part female choir (SSA), is op. 111c.

External websites: http://imslp.org/wiki/Special:ImagefromIndex/113720

Original text and translations

German.png German text

Frühling läßt sein blaues Band
wieder flattern durch die Lüfte;
süße, wohlbekannte Düfte
streifen ahnungsvoll das Land.
Veilchen träumen schon,
wollen balde kommen.
Horch, ein leiser Harfenton!
Frühling, ja du bist’s!
Dich hab’ ich vernommen!