This work is likely not in the public domain in the US (due to first publication with the required notice after 1922, plus renewal or "restoration" under the GATT/TRIPS amendments), nor in the EU and those countries where the copyright term is life+70 years. However, it is public domain in Canada (where IMSLP is hosted) and in other countries (China, Japan, S. Korea) where the copyright term is life+50 years.
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|Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp.||1941|
|Copyright Information||Although purely instrumental selections and arrangements are permitted for this piece items|
containing any text by the author(s) listed below cannot be added to the main server until
January 1, 2039. Items with text first published before 1923 or otherwise confirmed as public domain
in the United States can be uploaded to the USA server only.
|Librettist||the composer (1898-1962) (Nos.1-15, 17-20)|
Eduard Mörike (1804-1875) (No.16)
Wieland Herzfelde (1896-1988) (Nos.1-15, 19-20)
|Language||English (Nos.1-15, 19-20), original German (16-18) and German translation (Nos.1-15, 19-20).|
|Average DurationAvg. Duration||20 minutes|
|Composer Time PeriodComp. Period||Modern|
|Instrumentation||Woman's choir, piano|
All songs but Nos.16-18 have German translations by Wieland Herzfelde, whose texts are under copyright worldwide.