Mendelssohn: Songs Without Words, Op. 30 No. 16, “Venetian Gondola Song” Posted on January 14, 2017January 14, 2017 by David Warth Mendelssohn: Venetian boat song op 19. No. 6: One of my favorite pieces. I was having a rather solemn day when I recorded this; Really expressed the mood I was feeling.