was first written in 1868, and published in German as Wiegenlied
(Op. 49, No. 4). It has since become commonly known as Brahms' Lullaby
The lyrics have been translated into English by Florence Hoare, and the music arranged for Male Voice Chorus (TTBB) by Percy E. Fletcher. A Piano reduction is provided for rehearsal purposes.
The German composer and pianist Johannes Brahms (1833-1897) spent most of his working life in Vienna, where his influence and stature were unmatched during his lifetime. He was a noted perfectionist, and often destroyed works he thought unworthy of publication.