4 Lieder nach Shakespeare, Op.31 (Korngold, Erich Wolfgang)

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Editor First edition
Publisher. Info. Mainz: Schott Music International, 1941. Plate 47286.
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Work Title 4 Lieder nach Shakespeare
Alternative. Title
Composer Korngold, Erich Wolfgang
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. Op.31
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. IEK 30
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 4 songs:
  1. Desdamona's Song
  2. Under the Greenwood Tree
  3. Blow, Blow, Thou Winter Wind
  4. When Birds Do Sing
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1937-1941
First Performance. 1941 June 28
First Publication. 1941
Librettist William Shakespeare (1564-1616)
Language English
Average DurationAvg. Duration 10 minutes total
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Early 20th century
Piece Style Romantic
Instrumentation voice, piano
Discography All Music Guide
External Links The Lied, Art Song, and Choral Texts Archive
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