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This Fullscore sheet music edition is a free-to-download arrangement of the beautiful song, Morgen!, No. 4 from 4 Lieder by Richard Strauss (1864-1949). Originally available as a Fullscore Solo Piano edition, this version includes an edited piano accompaniment and the transposed solo parts for C (Flute) , B flat (Clarinet) and E flat (Alto Sax) instruments.


Richard Strauss wrote Morgen! (Tomorrow!) as No. 4 for 4 Lieder (Op. 27) in 1894. Ooriginally written as a solo song for soprano and piano, he also orchestrated the piece in 1897. 


It is a sublime, heart-touching song that has been exquisitely recorded by many of the great singers, from Dame Janet Baker, Felicity Lott, Jessye Norman, Gundula Janowitz, Elisabeth Schwarzkopf, Renee Fleming and Joyce DiDonato to Thomas Hampson, Thomas Quastoff and many more.


Hear this piece beautifully played as a lyrical, solo piano arrangement by Franco-Moldavian pianist Alissa Zoubrritski, from her 2020 album Transcriptions lyriques:


Listen also to recordings of the original song version:

Jessye Norman’s (1945-2019) extraordinarily beautiful vocal recording from 1983:

Gundula Janowitz’s (b. 1937) more laid-back version from 1990:


Original German song lyrics by John Henry McKay:


Und morgen wird die Sonne wieder scheinen 

Und auf dem Wege, den ich gehen werde, 

Wird uns, die Glücklichen, sie wieder einen Inmitten dieser sonnenatmenden Erde ... 

Und zu dem Strand, dem weiten, wogenblauen, 

Werden wir still und langsam niedersteigen, 

Stumm werden wir uns in die Augen schauen, 

Und auf uns sinkt des Glückes stummes Schweigen ...


[A free translation:]

And tomorrow the sun will shine again 

And on the path that I shall take 

It will unite us, lucky ones, again 

As all around us the earth breathes in the sun 

Slowly and quietly we will climb down to the broad beach and the blue waves. 

In silence, we will gaze into each other's eyes 

And the mute stillness of happiness will sink upon us. 


Also available from Fullscore Publishing as a Solo Piano arrangement here:


Here's an nteresting harmonic analysis:


Coming soon from Fullscore Publishing: Three Pieces for Piano by Richard Strauss, to include Andante from Funf Klavierstucke (Op. 3 No. 1), Adagio cantabile from Piano Sonata (Op. 5) and On Quiet Woodland Path from Stimmugsbilder (Op. 9 No. 1). Subcribe to the site to receive notfication of new publictions. 


The first two pieces, played by Glenn Gould:


Adagio cantabile:

On Quiet Woodland Path played by Tabor Szász: or Orazio Sciortino:








Richard Strauss ~ Morgen! - for Flute, Sax or Clnt & Piano

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  • 5 piano accompaniment pages + 3 solo instrument pages (9 inc. covers)

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