|Genre Categories||Pieces; For piano; Scores featuring the piano; For 1 player|
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|Work Title||Fata Morgana|
|Alternative. Title||Ein Ghaselenkranz [Wreath of Ghasels] für Pianoforte|
|Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No.||Op.13|
|I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No.||IFD 8|
|Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp.||1877|
|First Publication.||1879 – Berlin: Bote & Bock|
|Dedication||Laura Rappoldi (1853-1925)|
|Average DurationAvg. Duration||13-16 minutes|
|Composer Time PeriodComp. Period||Romantic|
|External Links||Draeseke Society essay|
A Ghazal is a "poetic form consisting of rhyming couplets and a refrain, with each line sharing the same meter. A ghazal may be understood as a poetic expression of both the pain of loss or separation and the beauty of love in spite of that pain. The form is ancient, originating in 6th-century Arabic verse." (Wikipedia...) (Other composers of "Ghasels" included Schoenberg, modern composer Hovhaness (Ghazal for piano, Op.362), Moritz Hauptmann (Op.19 (12 Gesänge) No.11 (Ghasel)) and others (The Lied, Art Song, and Choral Texts Archive), others... A Kranz is a wreath or a circle. 1877 date from Draeseke.org.
Duration 13 minutes on Telos CD set.