Wiegenlied, D 498
Schlafe, schlafe - Cradle Song - Lullaby - Op. 98, No. 2This famous Wiegenlied, D 498 [Lullaby - Cradle Song] by Franz Schubert was composed in November 1816.
It was first published in 1829 as Schubert's Opus 98, No. 2.
This famous and beautiful Wiegenlied, D 498 [Schlafe, schlafe, holder süsser Knabe] by Franz Schubert was originally composed for voice and piano in the key of A flat Major.
This score an arrangement for viola and piano.
It is set in the key of C Major.
The viola part is appropriate for Grade 4 viola students.
It is to be played in the first and third positions.
In this arrangement, Schubert's lullaby is played twice, the second time using double stops.
Please note that this score contains suggestions for performing the ornaments (here, appoggiaturas) in accordance with the performance practice of the Romantic period.
Namely, appoggiaturas should be played very fast, before the next beat.
Duration : 02:05
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