6 Songs, Op.4 (Grieg, Edvard)



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Normus (2009/1/22)

Editor Gerhard Rosenkrone Schjelderup (1859-1933)
Language German / Norwegian
Publisher. Info. Samlede Sange (2 vols.)
Kristiania (Oslo): Albert Cammermeyers Forlag, 1907
Joint issue - Copenhagen: Wilhelm Hansen, 1908
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Abra (2007/7/21)

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Abra (2007/7/22)

Language English / German
Translator Louisa T. Cragin, as Ellis Grey, English text
Publisher. Info. Boston: Oliver Ditson & Co., 1879. Plate 47360.
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Arrangements and Transcriptions


Morgentau (No.2)

For Violin and Piano (Sauret)
See: Kompositionen für Violine und Pianoforte, Lieder, Bd.1 (No.3)

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General Information

Work Title 6 Songs
Alternative. Title Seks digte
Composer Grieg, Edvard
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. Op.4
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 6 songs
  1. Die Waise
  2. Morgenthau
  3. Abschied
  4. Jägerlied
  5. Das alte Lied
  6. Wo sind sie hin?
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1863–64
First Publication. 1864
Librettist see below
  1. Adelbert von Chamisso (1781–1838)
  2. Adelbert von Chamisso
  3. Heinrich Heine (1797-1856)
  4. Ludwig Uhland
  5. Heinrich Heine
  6. Heinrich Heine
Language German
Dedication Nina Hagerup (Grieg's cousin)
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Romantic
Piece Style Romantic
Instrumentation Voice, Piano
External Links The LiederNet Archive

Misc. Comments

Some extra information from Foster, The Songs of Edvard Grieg.