Sechs Lieder (Kinkel opus 21) voice & piano.

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KINKEL, Johanna (1810 - 1858)
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  • Vocal Range: range-op7.jpg
  • Genre: Romantic (1849)
  • Format: Printed Book or digital PDF [20 pages]
  • Extras: Free play-along CD included with printed editions [as long as stocks last]
CONTENTS   Title                                                      poet
1.  Lied aus dem Spessarttraum   (Song from the Spessart Dream) 
Kinkel, G.
2.  Wiegenlied  (Lullaby) Kinkel, J.
3.  Jugenderinnerung     (Memories of Youth) 
Kinkel, J.
4.  Provencalisches Lied  (Song of Provence) Kinkel, G.
5.  Abendlied nach der Schlach  (Song at Dusk after the Battle) Kinkel, G.
6.  Des Lehnsmanns Abschied  (The Vassal's Farewell) Kinkel, J.





These six songs reflect the revolutionary turmoil of 1849, the year in which they were first published. With descriptive piano accompaniments, the mood ranges from ultimately sad to humourous,
This edition has the original German words plus faithful translations in English, that are rhythmically accurate and sing-able.

[computer generated samples of all 6 songs)

Longer samples available here [opens in Soundcloud]

Johanna Kinkel (also Mathieux or Mockel) made her mark in the worlds of both music and literature and her life makes a fascinating story.  Born in Bonn, her childhood music studies were with Beethoven’s teacher. As an adult, she was a friend of Fanny Mendelssohn and Karl Marx. She got caught up in the revolutionary events of 1849 and emigrated to London after helping her husband escape from Spandau prison. Her short life ended tragically when she fell from her bedroom window near Paddington station. Read more about Johanna Kinkel