When some one asked Mendelssohn what he meant by his lieder ohne Worte, the musician replied that “they meant what they said.”
(Beilage) pp. 881-896; also reprinted in his lieder un' Gedanken.
During this period of unrest he issued lieder der Gegenwart and Zensurflchtlinge —the poetical fruits of his political enthusiasm.
"You can call me lieder, Hans lieder," he said, and was gone.
The duration of Schumann's song-time was short, the greater part of his lieder having been written in 1840.
To speak truly, they were more like little cantatas than lieder.
The collection possesses several drawings made about that time, notably the studies for "lieder ohne Worte" (No. 36).
Olivia happened to be note-perfect in one or two of the lieder.
Similar objections may be made to the conclusion of most of these lieder.
I received him and the book of lieder, which he brought with him.
"German romantic song," 1852, from German Lied, literally "song," from Middle High German liet, from Old High German liod, from Proto-Germanic *leuthan (see laud). Hence Liederkranz, in reference to German singing societies, literally "garland of songs."
The plural of lied, the German word for “song.” It refers to art songs in German mainly from the nineteenth century. The most notable composer of lieder was Franz Schubert.