Alte Weisen, Op.33 (Pfitzner, Hans)

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Editor First edition
Engraver Leipzig: C.G. Röder.
Language German / English
Translator Alfred Kalisch (1863–1933)
Publisher. Info. Berlin: Adolph Fürstner, 1923. Plate A. 7790-7799 F.
Misc. Notes Original images: ca.300dpi, color jp2 files approx. 2660 by 3400 pixels. Editing: re-sampled to 600dpi, converted to black and white tif files, de-skewed, and set uniform margins.
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General Information

Work Title Alte Weisen
Alternative. Title 8 Gedichte von Gottfried Keller für eine Singstimme mit Klavier
Composer Pfitzner, Hans
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. Op.33
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. IHP 1
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 8 songs
  1. Mir glänzen die Augen (E major)
  2. Ich fürcht' nit Gespenster (B minor)
  3. Du milchjunger Knabe (A minor)
  4. Wandl ich in dem Morgentau (F minor)
  5. Singt mein Schatz wie ein Fink (C major)
  6. Röschen biß den Apfel an (G major)
  7. Tretet ein, hoher Krieger (E major)
  8. Wie glänzt der helle Mond so kalt und fern
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1923 (July)
First Publication. 1923 – Berlin: Adolph Fürstner
Copyright Information U.S. copyright status: copyright renewed 1950 (R70371, R72193)

In the USA, This item is not in the public domain because it was renewed 28 years after first publication with a proper notice or it was "restored" to copyright status via a Notice of Intent to Enforce (NIE) under the provisions of the GATT/TRIPS amendments. It will enter the US public domain on January 1st, 2019.

Librettist Gottfried Keller (writer) (1819–1890)
Language German
Dedication Carl Erb and Maria Ivogün
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Early 20th century
Piece Style Early 20th century
Instrumentation voice, piano