4 Songs, Op.15 (Grieg, Edvard)



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Normus (2009/1/22)

Editor Gerhard Rosenkrone Schjelderup (1859-1933)
Language Norwegian
Publisher. Info. Samlede Sange (2 vols.)
Kristiania (Oslo): Albert Cammermeyers Forlag, 1907
Joint issue - Copenhagen: Wilhelm Hansen, 1908
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PMLP25670-Grieg Romances, Op.15.pdf

Margretes vuggesang (No.1)

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Massenetique (2011/3/20)

Language French
Translator Frank V. Van der Stucken (1858-1929), French text
Publisher. Info. Grieg - 6 Mélodies
Leipzig: Edition Peters, n.d.(ca.1895). Plate 8172.
Misc. Notes Title translated as Berceuse.
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PMLP25670-Grieg - Berceuse.pdf

Modersorg (No.4)

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Abra (2007/7/22)

Language German / English
Translator Louisa T. Cragin (1837–1886), English text (using pseudonym Ellis Gray)
Publisher. Info. Boston: Oliver Ditson & Co., 1882. Plate 48974.
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Mothers Grief Grieg.pdf
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General Information

Work Title 4 Songs
Alternative. Title Romancer
Composer Grieg, Edvard
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. Op.15
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 4 pieces
1 Margretes vuggesang [Margaret's Cradle Song] (Henrik Ibsen)
2 Kjaerlighed [Love] (Hans Christian Andersen)
3 Langelandsk folkemelodi [Folksong from Langeland] (Andersen)
4 Modersorg [A Mother's Grief] (Christian Richardt)
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1864-68 (nos.1 and 4 in 1868, no.2 in 1864, no.3 possibly in 1864)
First Publication. 1867–68 (nos.2 and 3 in 1867, nos. 1 and 4 in late 1868)
Librettist see contents above
Language Norwegian
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Romantic
Piece Style Romantic
Instrumentation voice, piano
External Links The Lied and Art Song Texts archive

Misc. Comments

Composition and publication date information from Foster.