4 Ballades and Romances, Op.75 (Brahms, Johannes)



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Editor First edition
Publisher. Info. Berlin: N. Simrock, 1878. Plate 8052.
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Editor Eusebius Mandyczewski (1857-1929)
Publisher. Info. Sämtliche Werke, Band 22
Leipzig: Breitkopf & Härtel, 1926-27. Plate J.B. 136.
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Arrangements and Transcriptions

3. So lass uns wandern!

For Piano (Kirchner)

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Arranger Theodor Kirchner
Editor "Edited and revised by S.J."
Engraver Leipzig: C.G. Röder.
Publisher. Info. Berlin: N. Simrock, 1882. Plate 8295.
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General Information

Work Title 4 Ballads and Romances
Alternative. Title
Composer Brahms, Johannes
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. Op.75
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. IJB 6
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 4 songs
  1. Edward ("Dein Schwert wie ists")
    Allegro (F minor)
  2. Guter Rat ("Ach Mutter, liebe Mutter!")
    Allegretto giocoso (E major)
  3. So lass uns wandern! ("Ach Mädchen, liebes Mädchen")
    Andante grazioso e molto espressivo (D major)
  4. Walpurgisnacht ("Lieb Mutter, heut Nacht")
    Presto (A minor)
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1877–78
First Performance. 1879-12-17 — Vienna (No.1)
1879-02-23 — Leipzig (No.3)
1881-02-14 — Vienna (No.4)
First Publication. 1878 (November/December) – Berlin: N. Simrock
Librettist see below
  1. Johann Gottfried Herder (1744-1803)
  2. Traditional (from Des Knaben Wunderhorn)
  3. Josef Wenzig (1807–1876)
  4. Georg Wilhelm Heinrich Häring (1798–1871), under pseudonym Willibald Alexis
Language German
Dedication Julius Allgeyer (1829-1900)
Average DurationAvg. Duration 10 minutes
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Romantic
Piece Style Romantic
Instrumentation 2 voices, piano
  1. alto, tenor, piano
  2. soprano, alto, piano
  3. soprano, tenor, piano
  4. 2 sopranos, piano
External Links Classical Archives article
All Music Guide
KDH Listening Guide

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