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An art song is a vocal music composition, usually written for one voice with piano or orchestral accompaniment.

Most art songs are:

* settings of lyric poetry
* not part of a staged work (such as an opera or a musical)
* intended for performance as part of a recital or other relatively formal social occasion

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Aaron Copland
   composed   
"The Boatman's Dance"
Aaron Copland
   composed   
"The Dodger"
Aaron Copland
   composed   
"I Bought Me a Cat"
Folksong
Aaron Copland
   composed   
"Simple Gifts"
Folksong
Aaron Copland
   composed   
"Twelve Poems of Emily Dickinson"
1900-1990
Alban Berg
   composed   
"Altenberg Lieder"
5 songs for voice and orchestra, op. 4
Alban Berg
   composed   
"Sieben Frühe Lieder"
Seven early songs
Alexander Borodin
   composed   
"Arabskaja Melodija"
1833-1887
Alexander Borodin
   composed   
"The Beautiful Fisher Maiden"
Text by Heine
Alexander Borodin
   composed   
"For the Shores of Thy Far Native Land "
Text by Pushkin
Alexander Borodin
   composed   
"My Songs Are Poisoned"
Alexander Borodin
   composed   
"The Sea Princess"
Alexander Borodin
   composed   
"Song of the Dark Forest"
Alexander Glazunov
   composed   
"Iz Gafiza"
Text by Aleksandr Pushkin
Alexander Glazunov
   composed   
"Muza"
Op. 59, no. 1; Glazunov, 1865-1936
Amy Beach
   composed   
"A Canadian Boat-Song"
Op. 10
Amy Beach
   composed   
"Chanson D'Amour"
No. 1 from Three Songs with text by Victor Hugo
Amy Beach
   composed   
"Dusk in June"
Text by Sara Teasdale
Amy Beach
   composed   
"Elle Et Moi"
No. 3 from Three Songs
Amy Beach
   composed   
"Fairy Lullaby"
From Three Shakespeare Songs, op. 37
Amy Beach
   composed   
"For Me the Jasmine Buds Unfold"
Text by Florence Earle Coates
Amy Beach
   composed   
"A Light That Overflows"
Text by R. Norwood
Amy Beach
   composed   
"The Lotus Isles"
Text by Alfred Lord Tennyson
Andrew Imbrie
   composed   
"On the Beach at Night"
Text from Walt Whitman
Andrew Imbrie
   composed   
"The Serpent"
Text from the poem by Theodore Roethke; Imbrie, b. 1926
Andrew Imbrie
   composed   
"A Wind Has Blown the Rain Away"
Text by e. e. cummings
Aram Khachaturian
   composed   
"Docheri Irana"
1903-1978
Aram Khachaturian
   composed   
"Romans Niny"
Arnold Schoenberg
   composed   
"Das Buch Der Hängenden Gärten"
Op. 15; Schoenberg, 1874-1951
Arnold Schoenberg
   composed   
"Pierrot Lunaire"
Op. 21; 21-song cycle
Benjamin Britten
   composed   
"Five Flower Songs"
Benjamin Britten
   composed   
"Friday Afternoons"
Op. 7; 12 songs
Benjamin Britten
   composed   
"Les Illuminations"
Op. 18; 9 songs to texts by Arthur Rimbaud
Benjamin Britten
   composed   
"On This Island"
Op. 11; 5 song cycle
Benjamin Britten
   composed   
"Our Hunting Fathers"
Op. 8; 5 song cycle
Benjamin Britten
   composed   
"Seven Sonnets of Michelangelo"
To texts by Michelangelo Buonarroti
Benjamin Britten
   composed   
"Still Falls the Rain"
For tenor, horn and piano, op. 55
Benjamin Britten
   composed   
"Winter Words"
Op. 52; eight song cycle to texts by Thomas Hardy
Béla Bartók
   composed   
"Drei Lieder"
Bartók, 1881-1945
Béla Bartók
   composed   
"Four Songs from Mikrokosmos"
Béla Bartók
   composed   
"Húsz Magyar Népdal"
Collection of 20 songs
Camille Saint-Saëns
   composed   
"Cinq Poèms De Ronsard"
5 song cycle to poems by Pierre de Ronsard
Camille Saint-Saëns
   composed   
"Le Rossignol"
Text by Théodore Faullin de Banville
Camille Saint-Saëns
   composed   
"Si Vous N'avez Rien à Me Dire"
Text by Victor Hugo
Camille Saint-Saëns
   composed   
"Soeur Anne"
1903
Camille Saint-Saëns
   composed   
"Tournoiement"
Op. 26, no. 6; text by Armand Renaud
Camille Saint-Saëns
   composed   
"Vieilles Chansons"
3 songs, 1921
Camille Saint-Saëns
   composed   
"A Voice by the Cedar Tree"
Text by Alfred Lord Tennyson
Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach
   composed   
"Jesus in Gethsemane"
1714-1788
Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach
   composed   
"Morgengesang"
Charles Ives
   composed   
"Five Street Songs"
1874-1954
Charles Ives
   composed   
"In the Morning'"
In "Eleven Songs and Two Harmonizations"
Charles Ives
   composed   
"A Night Thought"
Text by Thomas Moore
Charles Ives
   composed   
"Sentimental Ballads"
Eight songs
Charles Ives
   composed   
"The Song of the Dead"
Text by Rudyard Kipling
Charles Ives
   composed   
"A Sound of a Distant Horn"
Text by Ives
Charles Ives
   composed   
"There is a Certain Garden"
Text: Justin Huntly McCarthy
Charles Ives
   composed   
"Three Songs of the War"
Claude Debussy
   composed   
"Ariettes Obliées"
Six songs to texts by Paul Verlaine
Claude Debussy
   composed   
"Ballades De François Villon"
Claude Debussy
   composed   
"Cinq Poèmes De Baudelaire"
Claude Debussy
   composed   
"Je Tremble En Voyant Ton Visage"
No. 3 in the collection, Le Promenoir des deux amants
Claude Debussy
   composed   
"Nuits D'étoiles"
1880
Claude Debussy
   composed   
"Proses Lyriques"
Four songs with texts by Debussy
Claude Debussy
   composed   
"Trois Poèmes De Stéphane Mallarmé"
Daniel Kuhlau
   composed   
"Wandrers Nachtlied"
Text by Goethe; Kuhlau, 1786-1832
Darius Milhaud
   composed   
"Alissa"
Song cycle with words by André Gide
Darius Milhaud
   composed   
"Désespoir"
Words by Armand Lunel
Darius Milhaud
   composed   
"A Flower Given to My Child"
Words by James Joyce
David Diamond
   composed   
"A Flower Given to My Daughter"
Text by James Joyce
David Diamond
   composed   
"We Two"
Nine songs to texts by William Shakespeare
Dmitry Kabalevsky
   composed   
"10 Sonnets of Shakespeare"
For voice and piano, op. 52
Dmitry Kabalevsky
   composed   
"Three Songs of Revolutionary Cuba"
Voice and piano, 1963
Dmitry Kabalevsky
   composed   
"Vesjolyj Korol'"
1904-1987
Dominick Argento
   composed   
"6 Elizabethan Songs"
Born, 1927
Dominick Argento
   composed   
"Casa Guidi"
Texts by Elizabeth Barrett Browning
Dominick Argento
   composed   
"From the Diary of Virginia Woolf"
Eight song cycle
Dominick Argento
   composed   
"Ode to the West Wind"
Words by Percy Bysshe Shelly
Dominick Argento
   composed   
"Songs About Spring"
To words by e. e. cummings
Dominick Argento
   composed   
"Winter"
Words by William Shakespeare
Edouard Lalo
   composed   
"Chant Breton"
Op. 31; Lalo, 1823-1892
Edouard Lalo
   composed   
"Le Vieux Vagabond"
No. 6 in the collection, Six romances populaires
Edouard Lalo
   composed   
"Tristesse"
Text by Armand Silvestre
Edvard Grieg
   composed   
"Ave Maria Stella"
Edvard Grieg
   composed   
"Bergmanden"
Text by Henrik Ibsen
Edvard Grieg
   composed   
"The Blueberry"
Edvard Grieg
   composed   
"Jeg Elsker Dig"
Text by Hans Christian Andersen
Edvard Grieg
   composed   
"The Odalisque"
Edward Elgar
   composed   
"As Torrents in Summer"
Text by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
Edward Elgar
   composed   
"A Child Asleep"
Text by Elizabeth Barrett Browning
Edward Elgar
   composed   
"Five Part-songs from the Greek Anthology"
Op. 45
Edward Elgar
   composed   
"Like to the Damask Rose"
From Seven Lieder, 1907
Edward Elgar
   composed   
"My Love Dwelt in a Northern Land"
Text by Andrew Lang
Edward Elgar
   composed   
"Queen Mary's Song"
From Seven Lieder, 1907
Edward Elgar
   composed   
"Sea Pictures"
Five songs
Edward MacDowell
   composed   
"As the Gloaming Shadows Creep"
Op. 56, no. 4
Edward MacDowell
   composed   
"The Robin Sings in the Apple Tree"
MacDowell, 1860-1908
Edward MacDowell
   composed   
"The West-wind Croons in the Cedar-trees"
No. 5 in the cycle called Eight Love Songs
Elliott Carter
   composed   
"Careless Night"
Text by Robert Lowell
Elliott Carter
   composed   
"In Sleep, In Thunder"
Six-song cycle
Elliott Carter
   composed   
"A Mirror on Which to Dwell"
Six-song cycle; Carter, born, 1908
Elliott Carter
   composed   
"Sandpiper"
Text by Elizabeth Bishop
Elliott Carter
   composed   
"Three Poems of Robert Frost"
Enrique Granados
   composed   
"Amor Y Odio"
Text by Fernando Periquet
Enrique Granados
   composed   
"Canciones Amatorias"
Seven songs; Granados, 1867-1916
Enrique Granados
   composed   
"Coleccióne De Tonadillas"
Twelve songs
Erich Korngold
   composed   
"Abschiedslieder"
(Songs of Farewell), song cycle, op. 14
Erich Korngold
   composed   
"Adieu, Good Man Devil"
Text by William Shakespeare
Erich Korngold
   composed   
"When Birds Do Sing"
Text from Shakespeare; Korngold, 1897-1957
Eric Satie
   composed   
"Chanson Du Chat"
No. 5 of the song cycle, Ludions
Eric Satie
   composed   
"Les Oiseaux"
Survives without lyrics
Eric Satie
   composed   
"Quatre Petites Mélodies"
Four-song cycle
Eric Satie
   composed   
"Trois Poèmes D'Amour"
Three songs set to his own poems with titles like, "The poet, smitten with dizziness, seems mad with love. His heart thumps, his eyelids tremble like leaves"
Eric Whitacre
   composed   
"Five Hebrew Love Songs"
Eric Whitacre
   composed   
"Leonardo Dreams Of His Flying Machine "
For chorus
Eric Whitacre
   composed   
"Lux Aurumque"
For chorus or wind ensemble
Eric Whitacre
   composed   
"The Stolen Child"
For chorus
Ernest Chausson
   composed   
"La Dernière Feuille"
Text by Théophile Gautier
Ernest Chausson
   composed   
"Serres Chaudes"
Op. 24, 5-song cycle
Ernst Krenek
   composed   
"Durch Die Nacht"
Seven songs; Krenek, 1900-1991
Ernst Krenek
   composed   
"The Earth Abideth"
No. 1 in a collection of motets
Fernando Sor
   composed   
"If You Say That My Eyes"
Si dices que mis ojos
Fernando Sor
   composed   
"Stop Tormenting Me"
Seguidilla
Francis Poulenc
   composed   
"Banalitiés"
Five songs to poems by Guillaume Apollinaire
Francis Poulenc
   composed   
"Calligrammes"
Seven songs to poems by Apollinaire
Francis Poulenc
   composed   
"Chansons Villageoises"
Poulenc, 1899-1963
Francis Poulenc
   composed   
"La Grenouillère"
Poem by Apollinaire, 1938
Francis Poulenc
   composed   
"Trois Chansons De F. Garcia-Lorca"
Franz Josef Haydn
   composed   
"Abenlied Zu Gott"
1732-1809
Franz Josef Haydn
   composed   
"Liebeslied"
Franz Josef Haydn
   composed   
"The Miller's Daughter"
Franz Josef Haydn
   composed   
"What Can a Young Lassie Do"
Text by Robert Burns
Franz Lehár
   composed   
"Am Bache Im Gras"
1870-1948
Franz Lehár
   composed   
"Im Boudoir"
Franz Liszt
   composed   
"Drei Lieder Aus Schillers Wilhelm Tell"
3 songs; Liszt, 1811-1886
Franz Liszt
   composed   
"In Liebeslust"
Franz Liszt
   composed   
"Tre Sonetti Di Petrarca"
Three songs
Franz Liszt
   composed   
"Wartburglieder"
Seven songs
Franz Schubert
   composed   
"Der Erlkönig"
Text by a poem by Goethe
Franz Schubert
   composed   
"Die Forelle"
"The Trout"; theme used in the Trout Quintet
Franz Schubert
   composed   
"An Die Musik"
D. 547
Franz Schubert
   composed   
"Die Schöne Müllerin"
Song cycle, D. 795
Franz Schubert
   composed   
"Gretchen Am Spinnrade"
Gretchen at the Spinning Wheel
Franz Schubert
   composed   
"Nacht Und Träume"
Nicht and Dreams
Franz Schubert
   composed   
"Schwanengesang"
Song cycle, D. 957
Franz Schubert
   composed   
"The Shepherd on the Rock"
D. 965
Franz Schubert
   composed   
"Winterreise"
24-song cycle
Frederick Delius
   composed   
"Black Roses"
Frederick Delius
   composed   
"Der Wandrer"
Text by Friedrich Nietzsche
Frederick Delius
   composed   
"Five Songs from the Norwegian"
1862-1934
Frederick Delius
   composed   
"Four Songs After Nietzsche"
1898
Frederick Delius
   composed   
"Le Ciel Est, Par-dessus Le Toit"
Text by Paul Verlaine
Frederick Delius
   composed   
"Seven Danish Songs"
Frederick Delius
   composed   
"Two Songs After Verlaine"
Gabriel Fauré
   composed   
"Au Bord De L'eau"
Gabriel Fauré
   composed   
"Aurore"
Gabriel Fauré
   composed   
"Cinq Mélodies "De Venise""
Op. 58; texts by Paul Verlaine
Gabriel Fauré
   composed   
"Crépuscule"
No. 9 in the set, La Chanson d'Eve, op. 95
Gabriel Fauré
   composed   
"Cygne Sur L'eau"
Op. 113
Gabriel Fauré
   composed   
"Les Berceaux"
Op. 23, no. 1
Gabriel Fauré
   composed   
"La Lune Blanche"
Text by Paul Verlaine
George Antheil
   composed   
"Eight Fragments from Shelly"
Eight songs
George Antheil
   composed   
"Songs of Experience"
Nine song cycle after Blake
Georges Auric
   composed   
"Cinq Chansons Françaises"
1899-1983
Georges Auric
   composed   
"Huit Poèmes De Jean Cocteau"
Georges Auric
   composed   
"Quatre Chants De La France Malheureuse"
Georges Bizet
   composed   
"Absence"
Text by Théophile Gautier
Georges Bizet
   composed   
"Après L'hiver"
Text by Victor Hugo
Georges Bizet
   composed   
"Berceuse"
Georges Bizet
   composed   
"Chanson D'avril"
Georges Bizet
   composed   
"La Chanson Du Fou"
Text by Victor Hugo
Georges Bizet
   composed   
"Rive D'amour"
Text by Armand Silvestre
Georges Bizet
   composed   
"À Une Fleure"
Bizet, 1838-1875
Georges Enescu
   composed   
"Sept Chansons De Clément Marot"
Enescu, 1881-1955
George Whitefield Chadwick
   composed   
"Far up the Steep a Lily Grows"
George Whitefield Chadwick
   composed   
"How Youth With Passion Plays"
1890
George Whitefield Chadwick
   composed   
"I Sigh As I Sing of the Story Land"
George Whitefield Chadwick
   composed   
"Thou Art So Like a Flower"
Op. 11, no. 3; text by Heinrich Heine
George Whitefield Chadwick
   composed   
"When Stars Are in the Quiet Skies"
1854-1931
Georg Friedrich Handel
   composed   
"Ah! Mio Cor"
1685-1759
Georg Friedrich Handel
   composed   
"As Steals the Morn Upon the Night"
Georg Friedrich Handel
   composed   
"Dalla Guerra Amorosa"
Gerald Finzi
   composed   
"Before and After Summer"
10 songs; Finzi, 1901-1956
Gerald Finzi
   composed   
"By Footpath and Stile"
6 songs
Gerald Finzi
   composed   
"Earth and Air and Rain"
10 songs to texts by Thomas Hardy
Gerald Finzi
   composed   
"Intimations of Immortality"
11 songs; op. 29
Gerald Finzi
   composed   
"Let Us Garlands Bring"
Texts by William Shakespeare
Gerald Finzi
   composed   
"A Young Man's Exhortation"
A collection of ten songs, op. 14
Guillaume De Machaut
   composed   
"Douce Dame Jolie"
Guillaume De Machaut
   composed   
"Malgré Fortune Et Son Tour"
C. 1300-1377
Gustav Mahler
   composed   
"Das Trinklied Vom Jammer Der Erde"
No. 1 of Das Lied von der Erde
Gustav Mahler
   composed   
"Der Abschied"
The last song in the cycle Das Lied von der Erde
Gustav Mahler
   composed   
"Im Diesem Wetter"
The concluding song in the cycle Kindertotenlieder
Gustav Mahler
   composed   
"Lieder Eines Fahrenden Gesellen"
Four-song cycle known in English as Songs of a Wayfarer
Gustav Mahler
   composed   
"Um Mitternacht"
The last song in the cycle Rückert Lieder
Gustav Mahler
   composed   
"Waldmärchen"
No. 1 of Das klagende lied
György Ligeti
   composed   
"Mátraszentimrei Dalok"
Four folksongs
György Ligeti
   composed   
"Nonsense Madrigals"
Eight songs; Ligeti, 1923-2006
Hector Berlioz
   composed   
"Adieu Bessy"
Hector Berlioz
   composed   
"Au Cimetière"
Included in the cycle, Summer Nights
Hector Berlioz
   composed   
"Le Pêcheur"
Hector Berlioz
   composed   
"L'île Inconnue"
In the song cycle, Summer Nights
Hector Berlioz
   composed   
"Sara La Baigneuse"
Henry Cowell
   composed   
"Day, Evening, Night, Morning"
1897-1965
Henry Cowell
   composed   
"Three Anti-Modernist Songs"
Howard Hanson
   composed   
"Song of Democracy"
1896-1981
Hugo Wolf
   composed   
"Goethe Lieder"
To texts by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Hugo Wolf
   composed   
"Michelangelo Lieder"
To texts by Michelangelo
Igor Stravinsky
   composed   
"Elegy for J.F.K."
For baritone or mezzo-soprano and three clarinets; 1964
Igor Stravinsky
   composed   
"Four Russian Peasant Songs"
Stravinsky, 1882-1971
Igor Stravinsky
   composed   
"Pastorale"
For vocalise soprano and piano, 1907
Igor Stravinsky
   composed   
"Tres Sacrae Cantiones"
Biblical or other sacred texts
Isaac Albéniz
   composed   
"Crépuscule"
Jean Mary Anderson
   composed   
"Love's Whimsey"
Born, 1939
Jean Mary Anderson
   composed   
"Two Songs for Alto and Organ"
Reeds of Innocence and Peace
Joaquín Turina
   composed   
"Corazón De Mujer"
Joaquín Turina
   composed   
"El Fantasma"
Joaquín Turina
   composed   
"El Pescador"
1882-1949
Johann Christian Bach
   composed   
"By My Sighs You May Discover"
Johann Christian Bach
   composed   
"Come Colin, Pride of Rural Swains"
Johann Christian Bach
   composed   
"Hither Turn Thy Wand'ring Eyes"
Johann Christian Bach
   composed   
"Tender Virgins, Shun Deceivers"
Johannes Brahms
   composed   
"Liebesglut"
The Fervor of Love, Five Songs, op. 47
Johannes Brahms
   composed   
"Liebesliederwalzer"
Op. 52; 18 songs
Johannes Brahms
   composed   
"The Love Laments of the Maiden"
Seven Songs, op. 48
Johannes Brahms
   composed   
"To the Nightingale"
Four Songs, op. 46
Johannes Brahms
   composed   
"The Visit to the Beloved"
Seven Songs, op. 48
Johannes Brahms
   composed   
"Wiegenlied"
Cradle Song (Brahm's Lullaby)
John Adams
   composed   
"Because I Could Not Stop for Death"
Text by Emily Dickinson
John Adams
   composed   
"Heine Songs"
Song cycle to poems by Heinrich Heine; Adams, b. 1947
John Adams
   composed   
"The Wound-Dresser"
To the poem by Walt Whitman
John Alden Carpenter
   composed   
"Four Negro Songs"
Texts by Langston Hughes
John Alden Carpenter
   composed   
"Four Poems by Paul Verlaine"
John Alden Carpenter
   composed   
""Gitanjali (Song Offerings)""
Six-song cycle
John Alden Carpenter
   composed   
"Water-Colors: Four Chinese Tone Poems"
John Cage
   composed   
"Five Songs for Contralto"
Cage, 1912-1992
John Ireland
   composed   
"Bells of San Marie"
John Ireland
   composed   
"Death-parting"
Text by Christina Rossetti
John Ireland
   composed   
"Five XVI Century Poems"
1879-1962
John Ireland
   composed   
"I Have Twelve Oxen"
Early 16th century text
John Ireland
   composed   
"The Merry Month of May"
John Ireland
   composed   
"The Salley Gardens"
Text by William Butler Yeats
John Ireland
   composed   
"Songs Sacred and Profane"
Cycle
John Ireland
   composed   
"Three Ravens"
John Ireland
   composed   
"When I Am Dead, My Dearest"
Joseph Canteloube
   composed   
"Pastourelle"
One in a cycle called Songs of the Auvergne
Josquin Des Prez
   composed   
"Adieu Mes Amours"
Josquin Des Prez
   composed   
"Mille Regretz"
For 4 voices
Josquin Des Prez
   composed   
"Nymphes Des Bois"
Written for the death of Johannes Ockeghem, 1497
Jules Massenet
   composed   
"À Colombine"
Jules Massenet
   composed   
"Roses D'Octobre"
Jules Massenet
   composed   
"Soleil Couchant"
Text by Victor Hugo
Jules Massenet
   composed   
"Sous Les Branches"
Jules Massenet
   composed   
"Vous Aimerez Demain"
Krzysztof Penderecki
   composed   
"Im Nebel"
Text by Hermann Hesse; Penderecki, b. 1933
Kurt Weill
   composed   
"Alabama Song"
Kurt Weill
   composed   
"Apple Jack"
Kurt Weill
   composed   
"Beat! Beat! Drums!"
Text by Walt Whitman
Kurt Weill
   composed   
"Come up from the Fields Father"
Text by Walt Whitman
Kurt Weill
   composed   
"Complainte De La Seine"
Kurt Weill
   composed   
"Es Regnet"
Text by Jean Cocteau; Weill, 1900-1950
Kurt Weill
   composed   
"Mack the Knife"
Leonard Bernstein
   composed   
"I Hate Music"
Cycle of Five Kids Songs for Soprano and Piano, 1943
Leonard Bernstein
   composed   
"La Bonne Cuisine"
Four Recipes for Voice and Piano, 1948
Leonard Bernstein
   composed   
"So Pretty"
1968
Leos Janacek
   composed   
"Belegrad"
Janacek, 1854-1928
Leos Janacek
   composed   
"Budícek"
Folksong
Leos Janacek
   composed   
"Karafiát"
Folksong
Leos Janacek
   composed   
"Osud"
Folksong
Leos Janacek
   composed   
"Stesk"
Folksong
Léo Delibes
   composed   
"Vieille Chanson"
1836-1891; text by Victor Hugo
Luciano Berio
   composed   
"Cries of London"
Song cycle based on cries of vendors on the streets of London
Luciano Berio
   composed   
"Quattro Canzoni Populari"
Song cycle based on folksongs
Luciano Berio
   composed   
"Winds of May, That Dance on the Sea"
From James Joyce
Ludwig Van Beethoven
   composed   
"Ah! Perfido"
Op. 65
Ludwig Van Beethoven
   composed   
"Behold, My Love, How Green the Groves"
Op. 108, text by Robert Burns
Ludwig Van Beethoven
   composed   
"Der Abschied"
WoO, 124
Ludwig Van Beethoven
   composed   
"Sad and Luckless Was the Season"
From a collection of 20 songs numbered, WoO 153
Ludwig Van Beethoven
   composed   
"Twenty-five Scottish Songs"
Op. 108
Luigi Dallapiccola
   composed   
"Cinque Frammenti Di Saffo"
5 songs; Dallapiccola, 1904-1975
Luigi Dallapiccola
   composed   
"Goethe Lieder"
Seven German songs to texts by Goethe
Luigi Dallapiccola
   composed   
"Tread Lightly, She is Near"
Text to the poem by Oscar Wilde
Malcolm Arnold
   composed   
"Five William Blake Songs"
Manuel De Falla
   composed   
"Asturiana"
Folksong
Manuel De Falla
   composed   
"Chinoiserie"
Text by Théophile Gautier
Manuel De Falla
   composed   
"Dios Mio, Que Solos Se Quedan Los Muertos"
Text by Gustavo Bécquer
Manuel De Falla
   composed   
"Siete Canciones Populares Espanolas"
1876-1946
Mario Castelnuovo-Tedesco
   composed   
"5 Poesie Romanesche"
Five song cycle
Mario Castelnuovo-Tedesco
   composed   
"Romancero Gitano"
7-song cycle
Michael Tippett
   composed   
"The Fatal Hour Comes on Apace"
Tippett, 1905-1998
Michael Tippett
   composed   
"Songs for Achilles"
Three songs to texts by Tippett
Michael Tippett
   composed   
"Songs for Ariel"
Three songs from Shakespeare
Mikhail Glinka
   composed   
"Barkarola"
Mikhail Glinka
   composed   
"Due Canzonette Italiane"
Glinka, 1804-1857
Otto Luening
   composed   
"A Farm Picture"
Text by Walt Whitman; Luening, 1900-1996
Otto Luening
   composed   
"Few, Yet Enough"
Text by Emily Dickinson
Otto Luening
   composed   
"Hope is the Thing With Feathers"
Text by Emily Dickinson
Philip Glass
   composed   
"A Clear Midnight"
Text by Walt Whitman
Philip Glass
   composed   
"Wind Song"
Text written by Carl Sandburg
Ralph Vaughan Williams
   composed   
"Along the Field"
Eight song cycle with texts by Alfred Hausman
Ralph Vaughan Williams
   composed   
"Five Mystical Songs"
Cycle with texts by George Herbert
Ralph Vaughan Williams
   composed   
"Four English Folk Songs"
Ralph Vaughan Williams
   composed   
"On Wenlock Edge"
Six song cycle
Ralph Vaughan Williams
   composed   
"Six Choral Songs to Be Sung in Time of War"
Texts by Percy Shelly
Ralph Vaughan Williams
   composed   
"Songs of Travel"
Song cycle to texts by Robert Louis Stevenson
Ralph Vaughan Williams
   composed   
"Ten Blake Songs"
Ralph Vaughan Williams
   composed   
"Three Poems by Walt Whitman"
Ralph Vaughan Williams
   composed   
"Three Shakespeare Songs"
Richard Danielpour
   composed   
"At Some Point, the World's Beauty is Enough"
B. 1956
Richard Danielpour
   composed   
"There Are No New Songs"
Text by Toni Morrison
Richard Rodney Bennett
   composed   
"A Garland for Marjory Fleming"
Five songs
Richard Rodney Bennett
   composed   
"London Pastoral"
Bennett, born, 1936
Richard Rodney Bennett
   composed   
"Tenebrae"
Five songs
Richard Strauss
   composed   
"Four Last Songs"
First three to texts by Hermann Hesse (1948)
Richard Strauss
   composed   
"Lob Des Leidens"
Op. 15, No. 3
Richard Strauss
   composed   
"Morgen!"
Richard Wagner
   composed   
"Les Adieux De Marie Stuart"
Text by Jean de Béranger
Richard Wagner
   composed   
"Sieben Kompositionen Zu Goethes Faust"
Op. 5
Richard Wagner
   composed   
"Wesendonck Lieder"
Five song cycle to poems by Mathilde Wesendonck
Robert Schumann
   composed   
"Der Rose Pilgerfahrt"
20-song cycle
Robert Schumann
   composed   
"Liederkreis"
Nine songs, 1840
Ruggiero Leoncavallo
   composed   
"Mattinata"
Text by Leoncavallo
Ruggiero Leoncavallo
   composed   
"Sérénade Napolitaine"
Samuel Adler
   composed   
"But I Was Young and Foolish"
Song to words by William Butler Yeats
Samuel Adler
   composed   
"Four Poems of James Stevens"
Adler, b. 1928
Samuel Adler
   composed   
"In Nature's Ebb and Flow"
The Mountains-Grow Unnoticed to text by Emily Dickinson and The Dark Hills
Samuel Adler
   composed   
"Serenade"
Song cycle consisting of five songs to poems by William Blake
Samuel Adler
   composed   
"Strings in the Earth"
Text by James Joyce
Samuel Adler
   composed   
"Three Songs About Love"
Samuel Adler
   composed   
"Unholy Sonnets"
Five songs to texts by John Donne
Samuel Barber
   composed   
"At Saint Patrick's Purgatory"
Text by Sean O'Faolain
Samuel Barber
   composed   
"Church Bell at Night"
Op. 29, nol.2
Samuel Barber
   composed   
"Despite and Still"
Op. 41
Samuel Barber
   composed   
"Hermit Songs"
Barber, 1910-1981
Samuel Barber
   composed   
"Mélodies Passagères"
Op. 27; texts from poems by Rainer Maria Rilke
Samuel Barber
   composed   
"Reincarnations"
Three songs
Samuel Barber
   composed   
"The Secrets of the Old"
From Four Songs for Voice and Piano, op. 13; text by William Butler Yeats
Samuel Barber
   composed   
"Sometime"
Words by Eugene Field, 1917
Samuel Barber
   composed   
"Sure on This Shining Night"
From 4 Songs for Voice and Piano, op. 13
Samuel Barber
   composed   
"With Rue My Heart Is Laden"
Words by A. E. Housman, 1928
Sergei Rachmaninov
   composed   
"Arion"
Text by Aleksandr Pushkin
Sergei Rachmaninov
   composed   
"Vsenoshchnoe Bdenie"
15-song cycle, op. 37
Vincent D'Indy
   composed   
"The Evening Star"
Text by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
Vincent D'Indy
   composed   
"L'amour Et Le Crâne"
Text by Charles Baudelaire
Vincent D'Indy
   composed   
"L'attente"
Text by Victor Hugo
Vincent D'Indy
   composed   
"Lied Maritime"
1851-1931
Vincent Persichetti
   composed   
"Glad and Very"
Op. 29, five songs set to poems by e. e. cummings
Vincent Persichetti
   composed   
"Hilaire Belloc Songs"
Persichetti, 1915-1987
Vincenzo Bellini
   composed   
"Sei Ariette"
Bellini, 1801-1835
Vincenzo Bellini
   composed   
"Vanne, O Rosa Fortunata"
William Alwyn
   composed   
"Invocations"
1905-1985
William Alwyn
   composed   
"A Leave-taking"
Seven song cycle
William Alwyn
   composed   
"Songs of Experience"
Song cycle based on the poems of William Blake
William Bolcom
   composed   
"Holy Thursday"
Text by William Blake
William Bolcom
   composed   
"Morning and Evening Poems"
Four song cycle to texts by William Blake
William Grant Still
   composed   
"The Breath of a Rose"
Text by Langston Hughes
William Grant Still
   composed   
"Plain Chant for America"
Still, 1895-1978
Witold Lutoslawski
   composed   
"Morze"
First in a set of five folksongs
Witold Lutoslawski
   composed   
"Paroles Tissées"
Song cycle in four "tapistries"
Zoltán Kodály
   composed   
"A Bereknek Gyors Kaszási"
1882-1967
Zoltán Kodály
   composed   
"Kádár István"
Folksong


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