Sieben Fruhe Lieder (Seven Early Songs)
Medium Voice, Piano
Composed by Alban Berg (1885-1935). Full score (study). Duration 17 minutes. Universal Edition #UE033931. Published by Universal Edition (PR.UE033931).
Item Number: PR.UE033931
ISBN 978-3-7024-6614-5. Text: Nicholaus Lenau, Rainer Maria Rilke, Otto Erich Hartleben, Carl Hauptmann, Paul Hohenberg.
These seven compositions for voice were written in the early part of Alban Berg's distinguished career, a period during which he was under the instruction of Arnold Schoenberg. Long available for soprano voice, Seven Early Songs has now been transposed for medium voice, due to popular demand. Bearing touches of Strauss and Mahler, this collection of songs in varying styles features texts by the likes of Carl Hauptmann, Rainer Maria Rilke, and Theodor Storm. For the advanced singer.