Four Poems for chorus

Full title Four Poems for four-part mixed chorus op. 7 / Vier Gedichte für vierstimmigen gemischten Chor op. 7
Date composed 1909
Details 1. Komm, süßer Tod
2. Campo Santo di Staglieno (Nietzsche)
3. Glaube (Friedrich Lienhard)
4. Morgen (Gottfried Keller)

Composed 1909. See also Faith / Glaube, composer's arrangement of no. 3 for voice and organ.
Texts of nos. 1, 2, and 3 translated by Luise Haessler; text of no. 4 translated by Vally Weigl.
Scoring: SATB.
Manuscript sources NYPL JOB 73-162, holograph scores; see also NYPL JPB 99-7 no. 9, published U.E. score with holograph corrections.
Publication details Universal Edition, 1912: U.E. 3588. Reissued by Associated Music Publishers, 1942.
Availabiity Score and parts available from ACA; score available from KWF.
Performances (click icon to expand or collapse list)
18 March 1910*** Vienna, Großer Musikvereinsaal: Philharmonischer Chor, cond. Franz Schreker (nos. 1, 3, and 4, Komm süßer Tod***, Glaube***, Morgen***). Also on program: works by Hermann Graedener; Franz Schreker; Josef Venantius von Wöss.
12 June 1920 Vienna, Saal des Volksbildungshauses Stöberg: Vienna Volkschor, cond. Hans Pless (no. 4).
December 1929 Vienna: Wiener Madrigalvereinigung Chor, cond. Hans Gál.
11 October 1956 New York, Austrian Institute, Carnegie Recital Hall, Wolf-Mahler-Weigl Evening: Ansonia Madrigal Singers, cond. Fred Popper (no. 3). Also on program: Hugo Wolf, songs; Gustav Mahler, songs; introduction by Carleton Sprague-Smith.