4 Balladen, Op.22 (Eisler, Hanns)

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Chelichelona (2014/2/24)

Publisher. Info. Lieder und Kantaten, Bd.5 (pp.55-62)
Leipzig: VEB Breitkopf & Härtel, 1961. Plate D.A.K. 5.
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General Information

Work Title 4 Balladen, Op.22
Alternative. Title
Composer Eisler, Hanns
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. Op.22
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 4 songs
  1. Ballade vom den Baumwollpflückern
  2. Ballade von der Wohltätigkeit
  3. Lied der Bergarbeiter
  4. Ballade von den Säckeschmeißern
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1930?
First Publication. 1930-31 ca. (piano reduction)
Librettist 1. B. Traven (1882?-1969?)
2. Kurt Tucholsky (1890-1935)
3. Anna Gmeyner (1902-1991)
4. Julian Arendt (?-?)
Language German
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Modern
Piece Style Modern
Instrumentation Voice, 2 clarinets, alto saxophone, 2 trumpets, trombone, banjo (or guitar or mandolin), percussion, piano, double bass

Misc. Comments

The texts for all songs but the second are under copyright worldwide.