Love Songs of Hafiz, Op.24 (Szymanowski, Karol)

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Publisher. Info. Wien: Universal Edition, 1913. Plate U.E. 3867.
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Translator Stanisław‏ Barącz (1864-1936)
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Work Title Love Songs of Hafiz
Alternative. Title Pieśni Miłosne Hafiza ; Des Hafis Liebeslieder
Composer Szymanowski, Karol
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. Op.24
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 6 songs
  1. Wünsche — Życzenia — Desires
  2. Die einzige Arzenei — Jedyne lekarstwo — The Only Medicine
  3. Die brennenden Tulpen — Płonące tulipany — Flaming Tulips
  4. Tanz — Taniec — Dance
  5. Der verliebte Ostwind — Zakochany wiatr — The Infatuated East Wind
  6. Trauriger Frühling — Smutna wiosna — Sad Spring
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1911 (September-October)
First Performance. 1912-02-27 in Vienna
Stanisława Korwin-Szymanowska (voice), Artur Rubinstein (piano)
First Publication. 1913 - Vienna: Universal Edition
Librettist Ḥāfiẓ (ca.1325–1390)
Hans Bethge (1876–1946), German translation
Language German
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Early 20th century
Piece Style Romantic
Instrumentation voice, piano
Related Works Love Songs of Hafiz, Op.26 (Nos.6-8)
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Extra Information In 1914 Szymanowski selected three of the songs (Nos.1, 4 and 5) to arrange them for voice and orchestra and incorporate in Love Songs of Hafiz, Op.26

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Songs by Szymanowski
(only for voice and piano if not stated otherwise)
  • 4 Songs, Op.41, lyr. Rabindranath Tagore/Jarosław Iwaszkiewicz (1918)
  • Songs of the Infatuated Muezzin, Op.42 for voice and piano (1918) or for voice and orchestra (1934)
  • 2 Basque Songs, Op.44, lyr. anonymous/? (1925, lost)
  • 3 Soldiers' songs (without op. number), lyr. Kornel Makuszyński, Andrzej Czyżowski (1920)
  • Słopiewnie, Op.46-bis for voice and piano (1921) or for voice and orchestra (1928), lyr. Julian Tuwim
  • 3 Lullabies, Op.48, lyr. Jarosław Iwaszkiewicz (1922)
  • 20 Children's Rhymes, Op.49, lyr. Kazimiera Iłłakowiczówna (1922-23)
  • Dans les prés fleuris, lyr. anonymous (1925, 1926?)
  • 7 Joyce Songs, Op.54, lyr. James Joyce (1926)
  • Vocalise-Étude (1928)
  • 6 Kurpian Songs (without op. number) for unaccompanied choir, lyr. anonymous (1928-29)
  • 12 Kurpian Songs, Op.58, lyr. anonymous (1930-32)