Weserlied (Pressel, Gustav)

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Editor First edition ?
Publisher. Info. Bonn: Simrock, n.d.[1854]. Plate 5539.
Misc. Notes German text
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Editor August Linder
Publisher. Info. Deutsche Weisen, No.242
Stuttgart: Albert Auer's Musikverlag, n.d.[1900]. Plate A. 30 A.
Misc. Notes Highest note is melody
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Language German / English
Publisher. Info. Bonn: Simrock, 1911. Plate 11548.
Misc. Notes The same edition in E is at Biblioteka Elblagska
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General Information

Work Title Weserlied
Alternative. Title An der Weser
Composer Pressel, Gustav
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. IGP 1
Key A-flat major
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 1
First Publication. 1854
Librettist Franz von Dingelstedt (1814-1881)
Language German
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Romantic
Piece Style Romantic
Instrumentation voice, piano
External Links The Lied, Art Song, and Choral Texts Archive

Misc. Comments

The Weser is one of the three main rivers flowing north in Germany. It is between the Ems and the Elbe. The major towns on the river are, from south to north: Fulda, Kassel, Minden and Bremen. details of a monument to the song near Gottingen