Ich hab' ein glühend Messer
for choir with four male voices and piano

Opus III of the four-part chorus cycle Lieder eines fahrenden Gesellen (Songs of a Wandering Fellow). The other three opuses are Wenn mein Schatz Hochzeit macht, Ging heut' morgen über's Feld and Wenn mein Schatz Hochzeit macht. Gustav Mahler wrote the lyrics based on a collection of German folk songs entitled Des Knaben Wunderhorn.

Composed in 1886 and arranged in the XXe
Sung in German
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