3 Songs of the Ghetto, Op.23 (Krein, Aleksandr)

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Translator Dmitry Usov (1896-1944), German text
Publisher. Info. Moscow: Muzsektor Gosizdata, 1929. Plate M. 9212 Г.
Co-issue - Vienna: Universal Edition, 1929. Plate U.E. 9342
Misc. Notes 1. Edited from Original Scan
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Editor First edition
Engraver Moscow: V. Grosse, 1919. Plate 2794-2795
Publisher. Info. Moscow: Societe pour la Musique Hebraique, 1919. No.45-46
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Work Title Three Songs of the Ghetto
Alternative. Title Drei Lieder des Ghetto
Composer Krein, Aleksandr
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. Op.23
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. IAK 20
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 3 Songs
1. הַכְנִיסִינִי תַּחַת כְּנָפֵךְ (Будь мне матерью - Sei mir Schwesterlein)
2. ?אַיֵּך (Где ты - Wo bist du?)
3. נָטֹף נָטְפָה הַדִּמְעָה (Навернулась слеза - Eine Tränen)
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1915-18
1918 (No.1) 1917 (No.2), 1915-16 (No.3)
First Publication. 1919 - Moscow: Societe pour la Musique Hebraique
Librettist Hayyim Nahman Bialik (1873-1934)
Language Hebrew with Russian and German translations
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Early 20th century
Piece Style Early 20th century
Instrumentation voice, piano

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Nos.1 and 3 were translated from the original Hebrew Poems by Lev Yaffe (1876-1948), and No.2 was done by Valery Bryusov (1874-1924).
Originally published in 1919, and there are some differences between the first edition and the later edition published by Muzsektor Gosizdata and Universal Edition.