5 Lieder for Violin (Pfitzner, Hans)

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Sheet Music

Scores and Parts

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Publisher. Info. Vienna: Max Brockhaus, 1940. Plate M. B. 422.
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General Information

Work Title 5 Lieder for Violin
Alternative. Title
Composer Pfitzner, Hans
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. IHP 32
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 5 movements:
  1. Venus mater
  2. Ich hör ein Vöglein locken
  3. Sehnsucht
  4. Die Einsame
  5. Der Gärtner
First Publication. 1940
Dedication Guila Bustabo (1916–2002)
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Romantic
Piece Style Early 20th century
Instrumentation violin, piano

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Opp.2, 9, 10 u. 11
Monochrome versions are availble on the various opus num pages
Pfitzner went through a dark period after the age of 65 (1934), losing all his children: Paul (1903–1936), Agnes (1908–1939) and Peter (1906–1944). As a result he must have been happy to co-operate with the young violinist (age 24 in 1940). Set of 5 photos at ONB here

Photo of the composer with the dedicatee ca.1940