Die Harmonie in der Ehe (Joseph Haydn)

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  • (Posted 2008-07-23)  CPDL #17662:      (Finale 2007)
Contributor: Elizabeth Pauly (submitted 2008-07-23).  Score information: Letter, 8 pages, 214 kB   Copyright: CPDL
Edition notes: Originally set for basso continuo. This edition uses piano. Music
  • (Posted 2003-10-12)  CPDL #05670:         
Editor: Michael Dreschel (submitted 2003-10-12).   Score information: A4, 6 pages, 72 kB   Copyright: CPDL
Edition notes:
Error.gif Possible error(s) identified. Error summary: m20 for T/B should be Gebrauch, not Gebauch. Vaarky (talk) 00:14, 26 August 2013 (UTC)

General Information

Title: Die Harmonie in der Ehe
Composer: Joseph Haydn

Number of voices: 4vv   Voicing: SATB
Genre: SecularPartsong

Language: German
Instruments: A cappella

First published: 1796 in Aus des Ramlers Lyrischer Blumenlese, no. 4
    2nd published: 1915 in Volksliederbuch für gemischten Chor, no. 548

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Original text and translations

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O wunderbare Harmonie,
was er will, will auch sie.
Er zechet gern, sie auch,
er spielet gern, sie auch,
er zählt Dukaten gern,
und macht den großen Herrn,
auch das ist ihr Gebrauch.
O wunderbare Harmonie,
was er will, will auch sie.