Saphische Ode


  • Ardiana Bytyqi New Bulgarian University


Johannes Brahms, Sapphische Ode


This analysis of the song „Saphische Ode“ elaborates the poetic style in which poetry was written and problems as well as reasons – why a certain language may be more suitable for writing poetry than another language, personal experience with the song „Saphische Ode“ and personal opinion from a performer‘s point of view regarding the song, as well as personal opinion about the performer.


BRAHMS, Johannes., 1915. Brahms-Album. Band 1, Mittel. Ausgewählte Lieder für eine Singstimme mit Klavierbegleitung. Leipzig: C. F. Peters.

KJELDBY, Kristoffer Brinch, 2009. Brahms: Sapphische Ode. Musikvidenskab. dk [online]. [viewed 24 May 2020]. Avaliable from:

ERIKSSON, Erik, 1884. Johannes Brahms. Sapphische Ode („Rosen brach ich Nachts mir am dunklen Hage“), song for voice & piano, op. 94/4. All music [online]. [viewed 19 June 2020]. Avaliable from: www.allmusic. com/composition/sapphische-ode-rosen-brach-ich-nachts-mir-amdunklen-hage-song-for-voice-piano-op-94-4-mc0002478785

Detailed Discussion: Brahms: Sappische Ode. [online] [viewed 11 July 2020]. Avaliable from:

Quantitative Metres. Britanica [online]. [viewed 06 June 2020]. Available from:




How to Cite

Bytyqi, A. (2022). Saphische Ode. Young Scientific Music and Dance Forum : Conference With International Participation, (15), 139–146. Retrieved from