Berlin: Verlag Dreililien [PN 280-285], [1904 or later; No. 4: 1912 or later; No. 5: after 1945]. Six individual volumes. Complete. All folio (except where noted) with titles printed in red and black, price "Mk. 1.20 no." (except no. 5), with handstamp "Aufgedr[uckte] Preise ungültig. Richard Birnbach, Berlin" to most numbers and "Stich und Druck von C. G. Röder, Leipzig" printed to last page of music, occasional annotations.
No. 1: Wie Georg von Frundsberg von sich selber sang with text from Des Knaben Wunderhorn. [i] (title) 2-5, [i] (blank) pp.
No. 2: Die Aufgeregten with text by Gottfried Keller. 1f. (title ), 3-5, [i] (blank) pp.
No. 3: Warnung with text by Richard Dehmel. [i] (title), 2-5, [i] (blank) pp.
No. 4: Hochzeitslied by Jens Peter Jacobsen; the translator of the text, originally in Danish, is not identified in the edition, but according to the Arnold Schönberg Center, Vienna, he is a "Viennese philologist" using the pseudonym "Robert F. Arnold. [i] (title with printed note to foot: "In die Universal-Edition aufgenommen"), 2-5, [i] (blank) pp.
No. 5: Geübtes Herz with text by Gottfried Keller. Small folio (309 x 238 mm). [i] (publisher's catalogue: "Werke von Arnold Schönberg"; imprint "Verlag Dreililien Berlin=Lichterfelde [Richard Birnbach]"), 2-5, [i] (blank) pp. Printed note to lower right corner of p. 5: "Fotodruck Arno Brynda. Berlin W 35."
No. 6: Freibold with text by Hermann Lingg. [i] (title), 2-5, [i] (blank) pp.
Vocal part of No. 1 notated in bass clef, all others in violin clef.
All except No. 5 browned and quite brittle; corners turned and creased; frayed at edges.
First Edition, [?]first issues of Nos. 1, 2, 3 and 6; No. 5 a reprint, not before 1945, probably from the 1950s. Rufer (Engl.) p. 23-24. Ringer p. 310. Tetsuo Satoh pp. 1-2. Item #24178
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