5 Songs, Op.11 (Weil, Oscar)

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Editor First edition ?
Language English / German (files 1-3; English only, file 4)
Publisher. Info. Boston: Arthur P. Schmidt, 1880. Plate A.P.S. 140–43.
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General Information

Work Title 5 Songs
Alternative. Title
Composer Weil, Oscar
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. Op.11
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 5 Songs:
  1. When the Day is Done (Abendlied)
  2. Devotion (Die helle Sonne leuchtet)
  3. Farewell (Abschied)
  4. Autumn Blossoms (Nachknospen)
  5. Ave Maria
Text Incipit see below
  1. Die helle Sonne leuchtet
  2. Ihr Berg' und o ihr Thäler
  3. Die Bäume, die der Hagelschlag
First Publication. 1880 – Boston: Arthur P. Schmidt
Librettist Various:
  1. Friedrich Bodenstedt (1819-1892), after Mirzə Şəfi Vazeh (1796–1852‏)
  2. Friedrich Rückert (1788-1866)
  3. Friedrich Rückert
  4. Adelaide A. Procter (1825–1864)
Language German, English
Dedication Theodore J. Toedt (1853–1920)
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Romantic
Piece Style Romantic
Instrumentation Voice, piano

Misc. Comments

5 Songs on German texts. Toedt was a tenor and teacher from Boston.

Disparity in no.2 between scheint and leuchtet (the covers of the pieces have Die helle Sonne scheint, the text of the song has leuchtet.)