Art Song

A short piece typically for solo voice with piano

Art Song, also known as Lied, is a traditional vocal genre typically composed of a poem set to highly musical melodies. It emphasizes the vocal technique and expression of the poetry. Common Art Song composers include Schubert, Schumann, Brahms, and Dvořák.

Example of Art Song

Franz Schubert: Erlkönig

Writer: Frankie Chan