Johannes Brahms: 75 Songs (The Vocal Library). By Johannes Brahms (1833-1897). Arranged by Elaine Schmidt, Laura Ward, and Richard Walters. For Piano, Vocal (Low Voice). Vocal Collection. 288 pages. Published by Hal Leonard (HL.740015).
ISBN 079354629X. 8.5x11 inches.
This is the largest collection of Brahms songs commercially available. Historical notes on all songs address compositional context in the composer's career, remarks about the poets and early performance history. A new translation appears on the first page of each song. New musical research, clear new engravings make this a distinguished source of song literature.