4 Songs, Op.15 (Grieg, Edvard)



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Editor Gerhard Rosenkrone Schjelderup (1859-1933)
Language Norwegian
Publisher. Info. Samlede Sange (2 vols.)
Kristiania (Oslo): Albert Cammermeyers Forlag, 1907.
Joint issue - Copenhagen: Wilhelm Hansen, 1908.
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Margretes vuggesang / Margaretens Wiegenlied / Margaret's Lullaby (No.1)

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Editor Hans Schmidt (1854-1923)
Language German
Translator Hans Schmidt (1854-1923)
Publisher. Info. 60 ausgewählte Lieder, Hohe Stimme (no. 3208a)
60 ausgewählte Lieder, Tiefere Stimme (no. 3208b)
Leipzig: C. F. Peters, 1908?. Plate 9457/9458.
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Massenetique (2011/3/20)

Language French
Translator Frank V. Van der Stucken (1858-1929), French text
Publisher. Info. Grieg - 6 Mélodies
Leipzig: Edition Peters, n.d.(ca.1895). Plate 8172.
Misc. Notes Title translated as Berceuse.
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Modersorg (No.4)

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Language German / English
Translator Louisa T. Cragin (1837–1886), English text (using pseudonym Ellis Gray)
Publisher. Info. Boston: Oliver Ditson & Co., 1882. Plate 48974.
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General Information

Work Title 4 Songs
Alternative. Title Romancer
Composer Grieg, Edvard
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. Op.15
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. IEG 111
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 4 pieces:
  1. Margretes vuggesang. Langsomt (A major)
    Margaret's Cradle Song
  2. Kjaerlighed. Noget langsomt (D major)
  3. Langelandsk folkemelodi. Bevæget (A minor)
    Folksong from Langeland
  4. Modersorg. Stille bevæget (B minor)
    A Mother's Grief
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1864-68 (Nos.1, 4 in 1868, No.2 in 1864, No.3 possibly in 1864)
First Publication. 1867–68 (Nos.2, 3 in 1867, Nos.1 and 4 in late 1868)
Librettist see below
1. Henrik Ibsen
2 & 3. Hans Christian Andersen
4. Christian Richardt
Language Norwegian
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Romantic
Piece Style Romantic
Instrumentation voice, piano
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