Hirsch

Typical early Friedlein & Hirsch cover (1845)

This concerns Friedlein & Hirsch of Leipzig; not to be confused with publisher Abraham Hirsch of Stockholm.

Contents

History

Friedlein & Hirsch operated in Leipzig from 1842-54, then it was known as Hirsch from 1854 to 1869. It was bought by Kistner in 1884. It published mainly operas arranged for piano, in long series:

  • Sammlung beliebter Opern älterer und neuerer Zeit f. Pfte. Allein
  • Opern-Bibllothek (kleine) Potpourris nach Themen aus den beliebtesten Opern der neuesten Zeit 90 vols
  • Sammlung von Ouverturen zu beliebten Opern f. d. Pfte. zu 4 Händen 90 works
  • Sammlung von Potpourris aus beliebten Opern älterer u. neuerer Zeit f. Pfte.
  • Mozart (W.A.) Opern. arr. von A.E. Marschner
Also songs in series:
  • Orpheus, Sammlung von Liedern und Gesängen f. 4 Männerstimmen. 350 songs 13 vols herausg. v. Carl Zöllner.
  • Arion. Sammlung von Liedern und Gesängen. 10 vols
Organ works:
  • Becker (C.F.) Cäcilia. Tonstücke f. d. Orgel. 1845
Violin pieces by Louis Eller


Imprints, Addresses, Agencies

Imprints

  • Friedlein & Hirsch 1842-54
  • Hirsch 1854-1869

Addresses

  • Leipzig

Engraving and Printing Partners

Plate Numbers

Hirsch's plate numbers were issued in a regular chronological fashion. Plate numbers are in the format of ####. Dates in italics are estimated.

Plate Composer Work Year
54 Zöllner Des Müllers Lust und Leid 1844

Authority Control

Sources Consulted