Sheet Music: Im wunderschönen Monat Mai

TitleIm wunderschönen Monat Mai
from Dichterliebe
Opus numberOp. 48, No. 1
ComposerRobert Schumann (1810–1856)
InstrumentationFlute and Piano
KeyA major
RangeF#4–G♮5
Time signature2/4
Tempo40 BPM
Performance time1:25
Difficulty levelintermediate
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Date added2020-04-14
Last updated2020-04-14
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Categories
Lieder, Love songs, Romantic

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Tuesday 14 April 2020

Tune of the Day: Im wunderschönen Monat Mai

by Schumann, transcribed for flute and piano

This Lied is taken from Dichterliebe (“A Poet's Love”), the best-known song cycle by Robert Schumann. Composed in 1840, it sets to music 16 short poems by the famous German poet Heinrich Heine.

In beautiful May, when the buds sprang,
love sprang up in my heart.
In beautiful May, when the birds all sang,
I told you my desire and longing.

Parts of the piece have recently been featured in the K-pop song “Summer Rain” by GFriend, which was released in 2017.

Thanks to Olivia for suggesting this piece!

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