Gesang der Geister über den Wassern, op. D 714
for choir with height male voices and string orchestra

It was the sight of the Staubbach Falls (Switzerland) tumbling down a sheer rock face 300 m high that inspired Goethe to write this poem, the title of which means Songs of the Spirits on the Waters.

Composed in 1820/1821
Sung in German
Website describing the score

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