4 Lieder, Op.12 (Webern, Anton)

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Sheet Music


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Publisher. Info. Vienna: Universal Edition, 1925. Plate U.E. 8257.
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General Information

Work Title 4 Lieder für Singstimme und Klavier
Alternative. Title
Composer Webern, Anton
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. Op.12
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. IAW 25
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 4 songs:
  1. Der Tag ist vergangen (Sehr ruhig, = ca.60)
  2. Die geheimnisvolle Flöte (Langsam, = ca.54)
  3. Schien mir's, als ich sah die Sonne (Ruhig fließend, ♩‧ = ca.42)
  4. Gleich und Gleich (Sehr fließend, Half note.png ‧ = ca.44)
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1915-1917
First Publication. 1925
Librettist Several.
  1. Peter Rosegger (1843-1918)
  2. Li Tai Po (701-762), trans. German by Hans Bethge (1876-1946)
  3. August Strindberg (1849-1912)
  4. Johann Wolfgang von Goethe (1749-1832)
Language German
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Early 20th century
Piece Style Early 20th century
Instrumentation voice, piano
Discography All Music Guide
Primary Sources Autograph Manuscript (@ Morgan Library)