Calm Sea and Prosperous Voyage

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Calm Sea and Prosperous Voyage (Meeresstille und glückliche Fahrt). Poems by Goethe set by several composers incl. (1) Beethoven, Op.112, for SATB and orch., comp. 1815, pubd. 1823. (2) Song by Reichardt (1752–1814). (3) Song (Meeresstille section only) by Schubert (D216), comp. 1815. (4) Concert-ov. by Mendelssohn, Op.27, 1832, f.p. 1836. Theme from this is quoted by Elgar in 13th (Romanza) of his Enigma Variations.