Please note our box office phone number is currently unavailable Please email boxoffice@oxfordsong.org for all enquiries

Songs

Stormy Morning

by Franz Schubert From Winter Journey (1827) D911

If you would like to use our texts and translations, please click here for more information.

Text

Stormy Morning
English source: Jeremy Sams

The jagged forks of lightning
Have ripped the sky in two
The thunderclouds are boiling
A proper witches brew
A proper witches brew!

The clouds collide together
A crash of black and red
It’s just the kind of weather
That’s raging in my head

I love the mad confusion
In everything I see
It’s winter pure and simple
It’s winter pure and simple
Untameable and free!

Composer

Franz Schubert

Franz Peter Schubert was an late Classical and early Romantic composer. He produced a vast oeuvre during his short life, composing more the 600 vocal works (largely Lieder), and well as several symphonies, operas, and a large body of piano music. He…

Help us with a Donation

Enjoying our texts and translations? Help us continue to offer this service to all.

Make a Donation

Select Tickets