Schubert : Wiegenlied, D 498

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Wiegenlied, D 498 - A flat Major    Our Favorites

Schubert, Franz (1797-1828)
Sheet music for : Voice (1/6 : Highest) and piano

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Wiegenlied, D 498 - A flat Major

Schlafe, schlafe - Cradle Song - Lullaby - Op. 98, No. 2



This 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.

The lyrics of this song were written by an anonymous author.

This famous and beautiful Wiegenlied, D 498 [Schlafe, schlafe, holder süsser Knabe] by Franz Schubert is presented here in its original version for voice and piano.

It is set in the original key of A flat Major.

The vocal range is Eb4 to F5 (C4 = middle C).

The voice part is appropriate for Grade 4 singers.

This sheet music includes the complete lyrics in German (3 verses).

For performance, we recommend that the piano plays the last two measures as an introduction, as shown in our video of this score.

Also, in order to accomodate different vocal ranges, this score is offered in the following keys :
  • A flat Major (original key) : vocal range Eb4 to F5
  • F Major : vocal range C4 to D5
  • D flat Major : vocal range Ab3 to Bb4


Duration : 02:59

Source : Franz Schubert, Lieder with Piano Accompaniment.

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