[We lay us calmly down to sleep]

[We lay us calmly down to sleep]

Composer: Robert Schumann
Published in 6 hymnals


Audio files: MIDI

Composer: Robert Schumann

Robert Alexander Schumann DM Germany 1810-1856. Born at Swickau, Saxony, Germany, the last child of a novelist, bookseller, and publisher, he began composing music at age seven. He received general music instruction at the local high school and worked to create his own compositions. Some of his works were considered admirable for his age. He even composed music congruent to the personalities of friends, who took note of the anomaly. He studied famous poets and philosophers and was impressed with the works of other famous composers of the time. After his father’s death in 1826, he went to Leipzig to study law (to meet the terms of his inheritance). In 1829 he continued law studies in Heidelberg, where he became a lifelong member o… Go to person page >

Tune Information

Title: [We lay us calmly down to sleep]
Composer: Robert Schumann
Incipit: 51713 51176 51234
Source: from Schumann's Träumerei "Kinderszenen" No. 7
Copyright: Public Domain

Instances

Instances (1 - 6 of 6)
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Christ in Song #686

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Gloria in Excelsis #132

Glory Songs #110

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The Assembly Hymn and Song Collection #81

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The Seventh-Day Adventist Hymn and Tune Book #1393

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The Standard Church Hymnal #76

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