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Heinrich Heine

born: 13 December 1797
died: 17 February 1856
country: Germany

Heinrich Heine was born Harry Heine in Düsseldorf on 13 December 1797 (although he later claimed that his year of birth was 1799). His father was a kindly but ineffectual merchant, and to pay for his education the boy relied on the largesse of his millionaire uncle, Salomon Heine of Hamburg – a tyrant who attempted to control his nephew’s life in return for subsidy. Attempts to interest young Harry in banking and retailing failed, so he was packed off to the universities of Bonn, Göttingen and Berlin. He obtained an undistinguished legal degree which he never used. There is rather little reliable information about Heine’s life in this early phase, but he is said to have fallen in love with his cousins, Salomon’s daughters, neither of whom were at all interested in their impecunious young relative. In this way, Hamburg and its inhabitants are forever linked with poetry concerning Heine’s unhappiness. But we shall never know to what extent the desolate lyrics of the Buch der Lieder are founded on biographical incident, and how much simply on the poet’s imagination and tendency to self-dramatisation.

Heine’s first volume of poetry (now a great bibliophilic rarity) was published in 1822. This included lyrics (later assembled under the headings Junge Leiden and Lyrisches Intermezzo) which were only to re-emerge with the Buch der Lieder in 1827. In the same year he journeyed to Poland, and in 1823 he entered into the circle and salon of Rahel Varnhagen von Ense in Berlin. In 1824 he went on a walking holiday in the Harz mountains and paid a not-too-successful visit to Goethe in Weimar. (He had the temerity to tell the great man that he, too, was working on a Faust.) In 1825 in order to widen the scope of his career opportunities he converted to Protestantism. This was arguably something that was necessary at the time, but Heine later felt he had betrayed his Jewish roots. (Felix Mendelssohn also resented that his father had decided to have his children baptised, giving them no say in the matter.)

In 1826 he visited England, and Italy in 1828. Both of these countries were described in his inimitable, often hilarious, but unforgiving style. The Reisebilder (‘Pictures of Travel’) were issued in four volumes between 1826 and 1831. The first of these, dedicated to Rahel Varnhagen, contained the group of 88 poems known collectively as Die Heimkehr (‘The Homecoming’), the Harzreise with its mixture of prose and poetry, as well as the poems which make up the first two parts of Der Nordsee. It was this small but potent volume which delighted Schober and his reading circle, and was read aloud at the beginning of 1828. The humour of Die Harzreise made a particularly happy impression – and it remains amusing to this day. Deutsch averred that the Heine songs were probably conceived at this time but there is no proof that this was the case. There is even a theory (going back to the memoirs of the singer Schönstein) that Schubert had read Heine much earlier, and that his settings date from before 1828. Of course the composer could have read the Reisebilder earlier; he could also, theoretically, have had a copy of the Buch der Lieder in his possession since 1827. (If he used this source it seems strange that he would have ignored the first 165 pages of Heine’s poems in favour of Die Heimkehr; the six poems he set are to be found in the opening pages of Reisebilder Volume 1.) But the date and condition of the Schwanengesang autograph, as well as other circumstantial evidence, point to the fact that these Heine songs were indeed among the composer’s last.

On 18 November 1830 (almost exactly two years after Schubert’s death), Heine wrote to Eduard Marxsen (later the teacher of Brahms) thanking him for a consignment of small songs set to his poetry. The poet continues ‘apparently, shortly before his death, Schubert is said to have set my lieder to very good music which unfortunately I do not yet know’.

In 1831, attracted by the new political freedom brought about by the revolution that had swept Louis-Philippe to power, Heine moved to Paris. His writings were banned in Germany in 1835, and he returned to his homeland only twice, in 1843 and 1844. It was said that his role in life was to explain the German to the French, and vice versa. Heine’s French period was notable for the development of his career as a critic, cultural historian, polemicist and so on; the lyricist known to lieder enthusiasts almost disappears from view. In 1843, in a review in the journal Lutezia, Heine wrote: ‘Schubert’s popularity in Paris is very great and his name is exploited in the most shameless way … Poor Schubert! And what words are foisted on his music. It is particularly the Heinrich Heine songs, composed by Schubert, which are favourites here …’. Heine goes on to complain about the translations into French of these lyrics, and how the publishers have cheated him of his copyright fees. But of a musical appreciation of Schubert’s songs, not a word.

Incapacitated for years in what he called his ‘Mattress Grave’, paralysed and blind as a result of venereal infection, Heine died in Paris in 1856. Vilified by the Right (including of course the Nazis) and idolised by the Left who still see him as a proto-critic of the evils of fascism and capitalism, he remains a controversial figure to this day. Some critics (Karl Kraus) thought that Heine’s populist streak had prostituted the German language. Certainly the lyrics which were set to music are no longer counted as representing the most interesting side of his poetic output … but musicians will always beg to differ.

Heine’s verse can embrace sentimentality to the point of cliché. At the same time the poet profoundly distrusts sentiment, and does everything he can to deflate it. This dichotomy is at the heart of the bittersweet irony of the verse. Hundreds of composers found his poetry touching and accessible – which indeed it is on one level. But he loved to play with the tension between ‘poesy’, as he called it, and discordant reality, and this was much harder, and less rewarding, for the Romantic composer to capture in musical terms. Although Schubert was arguably unable (or unwilling) to follow Heine down every ironic pathway, the powerful and bleak Schwanengesang songs are a far cry from the effusive, and ultra-Romantic, settings of many a later composer. Robert Schumann will go down in history as Heine’s composer par excellence: but even he never created a Heine setting as frightening and imposing as Der Doppelgänger.

from notes by Graham Johnson 2000

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'Brahms & Schumann: Voices of the Night' (CDA66053)
Brahms & Schumann: Voices of the Night
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'Bridge: Songs' (CDD22071)
Bridge: Songs
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'Cornelius: The Three Kings & other choral works' (CDA67206)
Cornelius: The Three Kings & other choral works
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'Delius: Songs' (CDA67594)
Delius: Songs
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'Durey: Songs' (CDA67257)
Durey: Songs
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'Grieg: Songs' (CDA67670)
Grieg: Songs
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'Hahn: Songs' (CDA67141/2)
Hahn: Songs
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'Holloway: Serenade; Schumann: Liederkreis' (CDA66930)
Holloway: Serenade; Schumann: Liederkreis
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'Ives: A Song - For Anything' (CDA67516)
Ives: A Song - For Anything
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'Ives: Romanzo di Central Park & other songs' (CDA67644)
Ives: Romanzo di Central Park & other songs
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'Liszt: The Complete Songs, Vol. 1 – Matthew Polenzani' (CDA67782)
Liszt: The Complete Songs, Vol. 1 – Matthew Polenzani
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'Liszt: The Complete Songs, Vol. 2 – Angelika Kirchschlager' (CDA67934)
Liszt: The Complete Songs, Vol. 2 – Angelika Kirchschlager
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'Mendelssohn: Lieder' (CDH55360)
Mendelssohn: Lieder
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'Mendelssohn: On wings of song' (CDH55150)
Mendelssohn: On wings of song
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'Mendelssohn: Songs and Duets, Vol. 1' (CDA66906)
Mendelssohn: Songs and Duets, Vol. 1
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'Mendelssohn: Songs and Duets, Vol. 2' (CDA67137)
Mendelssohn: Songs and Duets, Vol. 2
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'Mendelssohn: Songs and Duets, Vol. 3' (CDA67388)
Mendelssohn: Songs and Duets, Vol. 3
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'Mendelssohn: Songs and Duets, Vol. 4' (CDA67739)
Mendelssohn: Songs and Duets, Vol. 4
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'Schubert: Schwanengesang' (CDA67657)
Schubert: Schwanengesang
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'Schubert: The Complete Songs' (CDS44201/40)
Schubert: The Complete Songs
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'Schubert: The Hyperion Schubert Edition, Vol. 37 – John Mark Ainsley, Anthony Rolfe Johnson & Michael Schade' (CDJ33037)
Schubert: The Hyperion Schubert Edition, Vol. 37 – John Mark Ainsley, Anthony Rolfe Johnson & Michael Schade
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'Schumann & Brahms: Voices of the Night' (CDA66053)
Schumann & Brahms: Voices of the Night
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'Schumann: Dichterliebe & other Heine Settings' (CDA67676)
Schumann: Dichterliebe & other Heine Settings
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'Schumann: Liederkreis Opp 24 & 39' (CDA67944)
Schumann: Liederkreis Opp 24 & 39
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'Schumann: Liederkreis; Holloway: Serenade' (CDA66930)
Schumann: Liederkreis; Holloway: Serenade
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'Schumann: Songs' (CDH55275)
Schumann: Songs
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'Schumann: The Complete Songs' (CDS44441/50)
Schumann: The Complete Songs
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'Schumann: The Complete Songs, Vol. 4 – Oliver Widmer & Stella Doufexis' (CDJ33104)
Schumann: The Complete Songs, Vol. 4 – Oliver Widmer & Stella Doufexis
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'Schumann: The Complete Songs, Vol. 5 – Christopher Maltman' (CDJ33105)
Schumann: The Complete Songs, Vol. 5 – Christopher Maltman
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'Schumann: The Complete Songs, Vol. 7 – Dorothea Röschmann & Ian Bostridge' (CDJ33107)
Schumann: The Complete Songs, Vol. 7 – Dorothea Röschmann & Ian Bostridge
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'Schumann: The Complete Songs, Vol. 8 – Christopher Maltman, Jonathan Lemalu & Mark Padmore' (CDJ33108)
Schumann: The Complete Songs, Vol. 8 – Christopher Maltman, Jonathan Lemalu & Mark Padmore
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'Songs by Schubert's contemporaries' (CDJ33051/3)
Songs by Schubert's contemporaries
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'Stanford: Songs, Vol. 1' (CDA67123)
Stanford: Songs, Vol. 1
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'Stanford: Songs, Vol. 2' (CDA67124)
Stanford: Songs, Vol. 2
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'Strauss: The Complete Songs, Vol. 1 – Christine Brewer' (CDA67488)
Strauss: The Complete Songs, Vol. 1 – Christine Brewer
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'Strauss: The Complete Songs, Vol. 4 – Christopher Maltman & Alastair Miles' (CDA67667)
Strauss: The Complete Songs, Vol. 4 – Christopher Maltman & Alastair Miles
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'Strauss: The Complete Songs, Vol. 6 – Elizabeth Watts' (CDA67844)
Strauss: The Complete Songs, Vol. 6 – Elizabeth Watts
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'The Sea' (CDA66165)
The Sea
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'Wolf: Lieder nach Heine und Lenau' (CDH55389)
Wolf: Lieder nach Heine und Lenau
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'Women's lives and loves' (CDA67563)
Women's lives and loves
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'The Essential Hyperion, Vol. 2' (HYP20)
The Essential Hyperion, Vol. 2
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'Mahler & Mahler: Lieder' (CKD453)
Mahler & Mahler: Lieder
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Alphabetical listing of all musical works
Abendlied  No 2 of Three Folk songs (Mendelssohn)
Abends am Strand  No 3 of Romanzen und Balladen I, Op 45 (Schumann)
All things that we clasp and cherish (Bridge)
Allnächtlich im Traume  No 14 of Dichterliebe, Op 48 (Schumann)
Allnächtlich im Traume  No 4 of Six Songs, Op 86 (Mendelssohn)
Am fernen Horizonte  First line to Die Stadt, No 11 (Part 2 No 4) of Schwanengesang, D957 Part 2 (Schubert)
Am leuchtenden Sommermorgen  No 12 of Dichterliebe, Op 48 (Schumann)
Am Meer  No 12 (Part 2 No 5) of Schwanengesang, D957 Part 2 (Schubert)
Anfangs wollt' ich fast verzagen  No 8 of Liederkreis, Op 24 (Schumann)
Auf Flügeln des Gesanges  No 2 of Six Songs, Op 34 (Mendelssohn)
Auf ihrem Grab da steht eine Linde  First line to Tragödie III, No 3c of Romanzen und Balladen IV, Op 64 (Schumann)
Aus alten Märchen  No 15 of Dichterliebe, Op 48 (Schumann)
Aus deinen Augen fliessen meine Lieder (Delius)
Aus meinen grossen Schmerzen  No 4 of Liederstrauss (Wolf)
Aus meinen Tränen spriessen  No 2 of Dichterliebe, Op 48 (Schumann)
Aus meinen Tränen sprießen (Mendelssohn)
Belsatzar, Op 57 (Schumann)
Berg' und Burgen schaun herunter  No 7 of Liederkreis, Op 24 (Schumann)
Das Fischermädchen  No 10 (Part 2 No 3) of Schwanengesang, D957 Part 2 (Schubert)
Das Fischermädchen, Op 33 No 10 (Lachner)
Das ist des Frühlings traurige Lust!  First line to Frühlingsfeier, No 5 of Sechs Lieder, Op 56 (Strauss)
Das ist ein Brausen und Heulen  No 3 of Liederstrauss (Wolf)
Das ist ein Flöten und Geigen  No 9 of Dichterliebe, Op 48 (Schumann)
Das ist ein schlechtes Wetter  First line to Schlechtes Wetter, No 5 of Fünf kleine Lieder, Op 69 (Strauss)
Das Meer erglänzte weit hinaus  First line to Am Meer, No 12 (Part 2 No 5) of Schwanengesang, D957 Part 2 (Schubert)
Dass du mich liebst, Op 4 No 3 (Stanford)
Dawn and evening (Bridge)
Dawn awaking hears my calling  First line to Dawn and evening (Bridge)
Dear, when I look into thine eyes (Bridge)
Dein Angesicht so lieb und schön  No 2 of Fünf Lieder und Gesänge, Op 127 (Schumann)
Der arme Peter I  No 3a of Romanzen und Balladen III, Op 53 (Schumann)
Der arme Peter II  No 3b of Romanzen und Balladen III, Op 53 (Schumann)
Der arme Peter III  No 3c of Romanzen und Balladen III, Op 53 (Schumann)
Der arme Peter wankt vorbei  First line to Der arme Peter III, No 3c of Romanzen und Balladen III, Op 53 (Schumann)
Der Atlas  No 8 (Part 2 No 1) of Schwanengesang, D957 Part 2 (Schubert)
Der Doppelgänger  No 13 (Part 2 No 6) of Schwanengesang, D957 Part 2 (Schubert)
Der Doppelgänger (Vesque von Püttlingen)
Der Hans und die Grete tanzen herum  First line to Der arme Peter I, No 3a of Romanzen und Balladen III, Op 53 (Schumann)
Der Herbstwind rüttelt die Bäume  First line to Reiselied, No 6 of Six Songs, Op 34 (Mendelssohn)
Der Schmetterling ist in die Rose verliebt, Op 4 No 6 (Stanford)
Der Tod, das ist die kühle Nacht  No 1 of Drei Chorgesänge, Op 11 (Cornelius)
Deux Lieder romantiques, Op 20 (Durey)
Dichterliebe, Op 48 (Schumann)
Die alten, bösen Lieder  No 16 of Dichterliebe, Op 48 (Schumann)
Die beiden Grenadiere  No 1 of Romanzen und Balladen II, Op 49 (Schumann)
Die feindlichen Brüder  No 2 of Romanzen und Balladen II, Op 49 (Schumann)
Die heiligen drei Könige  No 6 of Sechs Lieder, Op 56 (Strauss)
Die Lotosblume  No 3 of Sechs Lieder, Op 33 (Schumann)
Die Lotosblume  No 7 of Myrthen, Op 25 (Schumann)
Die Lotusblume ängstigt  First line to Die Lotosblume, No 7 of Myrthen, Op 25 (Schumann)
Die Minnesänger  No 2 of Sechs Lieder, Op 33 (Schumann)
Die Mitternacht zog näher schon  First line to Belsatzar, Op 57 (Schumann)
Die Rose, die Lilie, die Taube, die Sonne  No 3 of Dichterliebe, Op 48 (Schumann)
Die Stadt  No 11 (Part 2 No 4) of Schwanengesang, D957 Part 2 (Schubert)
Die Wellen blinken und fliessen dahin  First line to Frühling, Op 4 No 4 (Stanford)
Drei Chorgesänge, Op 11 (Cornelius)
Du bist wie eine Blume  No 24 of Myrthen, Op 25 (Schumann)
Du bist wie eine Blume (Wolf)
Du schönes Fischermädchen  First line to Das Fischermädchen, No 10 (Part 2 No 3) of Schwanengesang, D957 Part 2 (Schubert)
Du schönes Fischermädchen  First line to Komm! (Meyerbeer)
Du schönes Fischermädchen  First line to Das Fischermädchen, Op 33 No 10 (Lachner)
E'en as a lovely flower (Bridge)
Ein Fichtenbaum steht einsam, S309 First setting, first version (Liszt)
Ein Jüngling liebt ein Mädchen  No 11 of Dichterliebe, Op 48 (Schumann)
Entflieh' mit mir und sei mein Weib  First line to Tragödie I, No 3a of Romanzen und Balladen IV, Op 64 (Schumann)
Entflieh mit und sei mein Weib  First line to Tragödie, Op 14 No 5 (Stanford)
Erinnerung (Mendelssohn)
Ernst ist der Frühling (Wolf)
Es blasen die blauen Husaren  No 7 of Liederstrauss (Wolf)
Es fällt ein Stern herunter  First line to Schwanenlied, No 1 of Six Songs, Op 1 (Mendelssohn)
Es fiel ein Reif in der Frühlingsnacht  First line to Volkslied (Schumann)
Es fiel ein Reif in der Frühlingsnacht  First line to Tragödie II, No 3b of Romanzen und Balladen IV, Op 64 (Schumann)
Es leuchtet meine Liebe  No 3 of Fünf Lieder und Gesänge, Op 127 (Schumann)
Es treibt mich hin  No 2 of Liederkreis, Op 24 (Schumann)
Es war ein alter König (Wolf)
Frühling, Op 4 No 4 (Stanford)
Frühlingsfeier  No 5 of Sechs Lieder, Op 56 (Strauss)
Fünf kleine Lieder, Op 69 (Strauss)
Fünf Lieder und Gesänge, Op 127 (Schumann)
Gruß  No 1 of Sechs Lieder, Op 48 (Grieg)
Gruss  No 5 of Six Songs, Op 19a (Mendelssohn)
Hör' ich das Liedchen klingen  No 10 of Dichterliebe, Op 48 (Schumann)
Ich grolle nicht  No 7 of Dichterliebe, Op 48 (Schumann)
Ich grolle nicht (Ives)
Ich hab' im Traum geweinet  No 13 of Dichterliebe, Op 48 (Schumann)
Ich halte ihr die Augen zu, Op 7 No 5 (Stanford)
Ich lieb' eine Blume, Op 7 No 1 (Stanford)
Ich stand gelehnet an den Mast  First line to Wasserfahrt, No 3 of Three Folk songs (Mendelssohn)
Ich stand in dunkeln Träumen  First line to Ihr Bild, No 9 (Part 2 No 2) of Schwanengesang, D957 Part 2 (Schubert)
Ich stand in dunkeln Träumen  No 2 of Liederstrauss (Wolf)
Ich stand in dunklen Träumen  First line to Ihr Bildnis, early version of No 1 of Sechs Lieder, Op 13 (Schumann)
Ich unglücksel’ger Atlas! eine Welt  First line to Der Atlas, No 8 (Part 2 No 1) of Schwanengesang, D957 Part 2 (Schubert)
Ich wandelte unter den Bäumen  No 3 of Liederkreis, Op 24 (Schumann)
Ich wandelte unter den Bäumen (Mendelssohn)
Ich wandle unter Blumen (Mahler)
Ich weiß nicht, was soll es bedeuten  First line to Lorelei (Schumann)
Ich will meine Seele tauchen  No 5 of Dichterliebe, Op 48 (Schumann)
Ich wollt' meine Lieb' ergösse sich  No 1 of Six Duets, Op 63 (Mendelssohn)
Ihr Bild  No 9 (Part 2 No 2) of Schwanengesang, D957 Part 2 (Schubert)
Ihr Bildnis  early version of No 1 of Sechs Lieder, Op 13 (Schumann)
Im Kahn (Mendelssohn)
Im Rhein, im heiligen Strome  No 6 of Dichterliebe, Op 48 (Schumann)
Im Rhein, im schönen Strome, S272 First version ossia (Liszt)
Im Rhein, im schönen Strome, S272 Second version (Liszt)
Im wunderschönen Monat Mai  No 1 of Dichterliebe, Op 48 (Schumann)
Im wunderschönen Monat Mai (Mendelssohn)
In dem Mondenschein im Walde  First line to Neue Liebe, No 4 of Six Songs, Op 19a (Mendelssohn)
In meiner Brust  First line to Der arme Peter II, No 3b of Romanzen und Balladen III, Op 53 (Schumann)
Komm! (Meyerbeer)
Lean close thy cheek (Bridge)
Lehn' deine Wang' an meine Wang'  No 2 of Vier Gesänge, Op 142 (Schumann)
Leise zieht durch mein Gemüt  First line to Gruß, No 1 of Sechs Lieder, Op 48 (Grieg)
Leise zieht durch mein Gemüt  First line to Gruss, No 5 of Six Songs, Op 19a (Mendelssohn)
Lieb Liebchen, leg's Händchen  No 4 of Liederkreis, Op 24 (Schumann)
Liederkreis, Op 24 (Schumann)
Liederstrauss (Wolf)
Lorelei (Schumann)
Mädchen mit dem roten Mündchen (Wolf)
Mein Liebchen, wir sassen beisammen  First line to Im Kahn (Mendelssohn)
Mein Liebchen, wir sassen beisammen  No 6 of Liederstrauss (Wolf)
Mein Wagen rollet langsam  First line to Waldesfahrt, No 4 of Fünf kleine Lieder, Op 69 (Strauss)
Mein Wagen rollet langsam  No 4 of Vier Gesänge, Op 142 (Schumann)
Mir träumte von einem Königskind  No 5 of Liederstrauss (Wolf)
Mit deinen blauen Augen  No 4 of Sechs Lieder, Op 56 (Strauss)
Mit Myrthen und Rosen  No 9 of Liederkreis, Op 24 (Schumann)
Mit schwarzen Segeln (Wolf)
Mon pâle visage  No 1 of Deux Lieder romantiques, Op 20 (Durey)
Morgengruss  No 2 of Six Songs, Op 47 (Mendelssohn)
Morgens steh' ich auf und frage  No 1 of Liederkreis, Op 24 (Schumann)
My native land (Ives)
Myrthen, Op 25 (Schumann)
Nach Frankreich zogen zwei Grenadier'  First line to Die beiden Grenadiere, No 1 of Romanzen und Balladen II, Op 49 (Schumann)
Neue Liebe  No 4 of Six Songs, Op 19a (Mendelssohn)
Night lies on the silent highways (Bridge)
Oben auf des Berges Spitze  First line to Die feindlichen Brüder, No 2 of Romanzen und Balladen II, Op 49 (Schumann)
One thing I'd know  First line to Where is it that our soul doth go? (Bridge)
Püppchen klein, püppchen mein  First line to Schlummerlied, Op 7 No 6 (Stanford)
Quand je chemine, le soir  First line to Séraphine (Hahn)
Reiselied  No 6 of Six Songs, Op 34 (Mendelssohn)
Romanzen und Balladen I, Op 45 (Schumann)
Romanzen und Balladen II, Op 49 (Schumann)
Romanzen und Balladen III, Op 53 (Schumann)
Romanzen und Balladen IV, Op 64 (Schumann)
Schlechtes Wetter  No 5 of Fünf kleine Lieder, Op 69 (Strauss)
Schlummerlied, Op 7 No 6 (Stanford)
Schöne Wiege meiner Leiden  No 5 of Liederkreis, Op 24 (Schumann)
Schwanengesang, D957 Part 2 (Schubert)
Schwanenlied  No 1 of Six Songs, Op 1 (Mendelssohn)
Sechs Lieder, Op 13 (Schumann)
Sechs Lieder, Op 33 (Schumann)
Sechs Lieder, Op 48 (Grieg)
Sechs Lieder, Op 56 (Strauss)
Séraphine (Hahn)
Sie haben heut' Abend Gesellschaft  No 1 of Liederstrauss (Wolf)
Sie liebten sich beide  early version of No 2 of Sechs Lieder, Op 13 (Schumann)
Six Duets, Op 63 (Mendelssohn)
Six Songs, Op 1 (Mendelssohn)
Six Songs, Op 19a (Mendelssohn)
Six Songs, Op 34 (Mendelssohn)
Six Songs, Op 47 (Mendelssohn)
Six Songs, Op 86 (Mendelssohn)
Spätherbstnebel (Wolf)
Sterne mit den gold'nen Füsschen (Wolf)
Sterne mit den gold'nen Füsschen, Op 4 No 1 (Stanford)
Still ist die Nacht, es ruhen die Gassen  First line to Der Doppelgänger, No 13 (Part 2 No 6) of Schwanengesang, D957 Part 2 (Schubert)
Still ist die Nacht, es ruhen die Gassen  First line to Der Doppelgänger (Vesque von Püttlingen)
The violets blue (Bridge)
Three Folk songs (Mendelssohn)
Tragödie I  No 3a of Romanzen und Balladen IV, Op 64 (Schumann)
Tragödie II  No 3b of Romanzen und Balladen IV, Op 64 (Schumann)
Tragödie III  No 3c of Romanzen und Balladen IV, Op 64 (Schumann)
Tragödie, Op 14 No 5 (Stanford)
Tu es telle qu'un fleur  No 2 of Deux Lieder romantiques, Op 20 (Durey)
Twelve Songs, Op 9 (Mendelssohn)
Über die Berge steigt schon die Sonne  First line to Morgengruss, No 2 of Six Songs, Op 47 (Mendelssohn)
Und wüssten's die Blumen, die kleinen  No 8 of Dichterliebe, Op 48 (Schumann)
Und wüssten's die Blumen, die kleinen  First line to Verlust, No 10 of Twelve Songs, Op 9 (Mendelssohn)
Vergiftet sind meine Lieder, S289 Third version (Liszt)
Verlust  No 10 of Twelve Songs, Op 9 (Mendelssohn)
Vier Gesänge, Op 142 (Schumann)
Volkslied (Schumann)
Waldesfahrt  No 4 of Fünf kleine Lieder, Op 69 (Strauss)
Warte, warte, wilder Schiffmann  No 6 of Liederkreis, Op 24 (Schumann)
Warum sind denn die Rosen so blass?  No 3 of Six Songs, Op 1 (Mendelssohn)
Warum sind denn die Rosen so blass? (Mendelssohn/Asti)
Was will die einsame Träne?  First line to Erinnerung (Mendelssohn)
Was will die einsame Träne?  No 21 of Myrthen, Op 25 (Schumann)
Wasserfahrt  No 3 of Three Folk songs (Mendelssohn)
Wenn ich auf dem Lager liege  First line to Abendlied, No 2 of Three Folk songs (Mendelssohn)
Wenn ich in deine Augen seh'  No 4 of Dichterliebe, Op 48 (Schumann)
Wenn ich in deine Augen seh' (Wolf)
Wenn ich in deine Augen sehe (Mendelssohn)
Where is it that our soul doth go? (Bridge)
Where'er my bitter teardrops fall (Bridge)
Wie des Mondes Abbild zittert (Wolf)
Wie des Mondes Abbild zittert, Op 7 No 2 (Stanford)
Wir saßen am Fischerhause  First line to Abends am Strand, No 3 of Romanzen und Balladen I, Op 45 (Schumann)
Wo ich bin, mich rings umdunkelt (Wolf)
Wo wird einst des Wandermüden (Wolf)
Zu dem Wettgesange schreiten  First line to Die Minnesänger, No 2 of Sechs Lieder, Op 33 (Schumann)
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