Three Songs for mezzo-soprano or baritone

Full title Three Songs for mezzo-soprano or baritone / Drei Lieder für Mezzosopran oder Bariton
Date composed 1912?
Details 1 Der Einsamste / The Loneliest Man (Friedrich Nietzsche; translated into English by Louise Haeseller); vocal range: a–db' and c#'–f'
2 Der Tag klingt ab / The Day Recedes (Friedrich Nietzsche; translated into English by Louise Haesller); vocal range: a–cb'' or c#'–eb''
3 Schmied Schmerz / Smith Grief (Otto Julius Bierbaum; translated into English by Vally Weigl); vocal range: g–db'' or b–f#''

Composer's revision, ca. 1912, of nos. 2, 3, and 7 from Seven Songs op. 1.
Manuscript sources NYPL JPB 99-7 no. 19, photocopy of copyist's score (7 folded folios), with German and English titles written in ink at top of no. 1 in Weigl's hand: Drei Lieder für Mezzosopran oder Alt oder Bariton / Three Songs for Mezzosoprano or Alto or Baritone / Karl Weigl, op. 1; at the foot of this page, also in Weigl's hand: Copyright 1912 by Universal Edition, Wien, Leipzig.
Publication details Not published in composer's lifetime. Today publisher of record is ACA.
Availabiity Performance score available from ACA and KWF.
Performances (click icon to expand or collapse list)
31 January 1951 New York: William Gephart, baritone; Ludwig Lennel, piano.
9 February 1966 New York, New York, Austrian Forum: Arthur Thompson, baritone; Vally Weigl, piano.