Am ersten Mai gehn Vater und Mutter (Eisler, Hanns)

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Sheet Music


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Chelichelona (2014/6/29)

Publisher. Info. Lieder und Kantaten, Bd.5 (pp.141-147)
Leipzig: VEB Breitkopf & Härtel, 1961. Plate D.A.K. 5.
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General Information

Work Title Am ersten Mai gehn Vater und Mutter
Alternative. Title
Composer Eisler, Hanns
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. IHE 1
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1958
First Publication. 1961
Librettist Bertolt Brecht (1898-1956)
Language German
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Early 20th century
Piece Style Modern
Instrumentation Voice, orchestra

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In the 10 volume Lieder und Kantaten, this song and three others are grouped (as Nos.1 and 2-4, respectively) under the title "4 Kinderlieder". Nos.2-4, composed 21 years earlier than No.1, are actually part of Eisler's 5 Kinderlieder, which was written in 1937.