Balladenbuch, Op.18 (Eisler, Hanns)

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Sheet Music


PDF scanned by Mompou
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Publisher. Info. Lieder und Kantaten, Bd.2 (No.4 - pp.39-47)
Lieder und Kantaten, Bd.5 (No.3 - pp.91-100)
Leipzig: VEB Breitkopf & Härtel, 1957, 1961. Plates D.A.K. 2, 5.
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General Information

Work Title Balladenbuch
Alternative. Title
Composer Eisler, Hanns
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. Op.18
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. IHE 14
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 6 songs
  1. Ballade von der Krüppelgarde
  2. Abortion is illegal: Ballade zum § 218
  3. Anrede an den Kran 'Karl'
  4. Song des Händlers (Song von Angebot und Nachfrage)
  5. Lied vom Trockenbrot
  6. Ballade vom Nigger Jim
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1929-30
First Performance. 1930
First Publication. 1931-32 - Vienna: Universal Edition
Librettist 1. David Weber (1899-1978), after Jean-Baptiste Clément (1836-1903)
2-4. Bertolt Brecht (1898-1956)
5. Walter Mehring (1896-1981)
6. David Weber
Language German
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Early 20th century
Piece Style Modern
Instrumentation Voice, alto saxophone, 2 trumpets, trombone, snare drum, banjo, clarinet