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Wolf – Der Musikant

Title: Der Musikant Music: Hugo Wolf (1860-1903) Text: Joseph von Eichendorff (1788-1857) Free at Art Song Central (PDF files): Not yet. Elsewhere on the Internet: Transcribed at the Werner Icking Music Archive Key: PDF available in G Major Range: C♯4 – D5 Capella source file also available to edit or transpose. Mp3: Not yet. MIDI: […]


Schubert – An die Musik

Title: An die Musik Composer: Franz Schubert (1797-1828) Author: Franz von Schober (1798-1882) (Linked bio is in German) Free at Art Song Central (PDF files): Not yet. Elsewhere on the Internet: Transcribed at Mutopia: An die Musik Key: PDF available in D Major Range: C♯4 – F♯5 Lilypond source file also available to edit or […]


IMSLP: Songs by Hugo Wolf

IMSLP currently has PDF files up for songs of Hugo Wolf. These include: Eichendorff Lieder Der Freund Der Musikant Verschwiegene Liebe Das Ständchen Der Soldat I Der Soldat II Die Zigeunerin Nachtzauber Der Schreckenberger Der Glücksritter Lieber alles Heimweh Der Scholar Der verzweifelte Liebhaber Unfall Liebesglück Seemanns Abschied Erwartung Die Nacht Waldmädchen Goethe Lieder Harfenspieler […]


Site: Münchener Digitalisierungszentrum

I had noted earlier that the Münchener Digitalisierungszentrum was hosting what appeared to be the complete works of Handel. They host a number of other interesting works as well, including the complete works of Mendelssohn, and have been adding new resources on a regular basis. Recent additions have included many volumes from the complete works […]


Schubert Songs from the Breitkopf & Härtel Complete Works

This is one of a series of posts about books used as source material for Art Song Central. Book Title: Franz Peter Schuberts Werke. Kritische durchgesehene Gesamtausgabe Specifically, Volume 20: Sämtliche einstimmige Lieder und Gesänge Editor: Eusebius Mandyczewski (1857-1929) Publisher: Breitkopf & Härtel Copyright: 1884-1897 Virtually all of this volume is currently available via IMSLP: […]


Site: Indiana University’s Variations Project

I’ve already noted here the best online sources I’ve found for vocal sheet music of standard repertoire that prints well. It seems worth making a nod to some other resources which, while not ideal, provide access to a large amount of relevant literature. One such source is the VARIATIONS Online Score Prototype at Indiana University. […]


Famous Songs: Standard songs by the best composers

This is one of a series of posts about books used as source material for Art Song Central. Book Title: Famous Songs: Standard songs by the best composers Volumes: 4 (Soprano, Mezzo-Soprano & Alto, Tenor, Baritone & Bass) Editor: Henry Edward Krehbiel Publisher: The John Church Company Copyright: 1912 Volume 1 (Soprano) contents: (Internet Archive […]


The Favorite Songs and Ballads of Hugo Wolf

This is one of a series of posts about books used as source material for Art Song Central. Book Title: The Favorite Songs and Ballads of Hugo Wolf 1860-1903 Composer: Hugo Wolf Publisher: John Church Co. Copyright: 1905 The low voice edition is available for download at Google Books: The Favorite Songs and Ballads of […]


Fifty Songs by Robert Franz

This is one of a series of posts about books used as source material for Art Song Central. Book Title: Fifty Songs by Robert Franz Editor: William Foster Apthorp Publisher: Oliver Ditson Co. Copyright: 1903 Google Books has a downloadable copy of both the Low Voice and High Voice edition. Contents: Die Lotosblume (Op. 1 […]


Fifty Mastersongs by Twenty Composers

This is one of a series of posts about books used as source material for Art Song Central. Book Title: Fifty Mastersongs by Twenty Composers Editor: Henry T. Finck Publisher: Oliver Ditson Co. Copyright: 1903 Google Books has a downloadable copy of the Low Voice edition. The Internet Archive has the Low Voice edition and […]


German, French and Italian Song Classics

This is one of a series of posts about books used as source material for Art Song Central. Book Title: German, French and Italian Song Classics (Volumes 1-4) Editor: Horatio Parker (1863-1919) Publisher: The John Church Company Copyright: 1912, The John Church Company. The following preface appears in each volume: Art-Song and Folk-Song both make […]


Art songs on WIMA

Also before posting about individual songs, and uploading my own material, I wanted to make some lists of what’s already out there, making it a little easier to find. Here’s a list of (mostly) standard singer’s repertoire that’s currently available on the Werner Icking Music Archive. This is not intended to be a comprehensive list. […]