Four Dehmel Poems

Full title Four Poems by Richard Dehmel for low male voice and piano / Vier Gedichte von Richard Dehmel für eine tiefe Männerstimme und Klavier
Date composed 1904
Details 1. Klage
2. Stiller Gang
3. Durch die Nacht
4. Ernte

Composed in August 1904; briefly designated as op. 2, before upon publication of Pictures and Tales Weigl gave op. 2 to that work.
Text by Richard Dehmel.
Manuscript sources NYPL JOB 73-98, holograph score (4 separate folded foiios), with signatures or completion dates at the ends of all the songs—for Klage: 31./VIII. 1904; for Stiller Gang and Durch die Nacht: signature; and for Ernte: 25. [24.?]/IV. 1904. Song numbers, in different ink, were presumably added later. See also NYPL JPB 99-7 no. 12, holograph working [?] score (18 pages).
Publication details Not published in composer's lifetime.
Availabiity Photocopy of composer's holograph available from KWF.