[Op. 8 no. 1]. Sechs Orchester-Lieder... op. 8... Klavierauszug von Anton v. Webern. [Piano-vocal score]. Complete set of 6 songs. Arnold SCHOENBERG, Anton WEBERN.

[Op. 8 no. 1]. Sechs Orchester-Lieder... op. 8... Klavierauszug von Anton v. Webern. [Piano-vocal score]. Complete set of 6 songs

Wien-Leipzig: Universal-Edition [U.E. 3041-6], [1911, 1913]. Six volumes. Folio. Original publisher's decorative wrappers printed in black within lavender border, titles within sepia border, both in art nouveau style.

1. Natur. Text by Heinrich Hart (1885-1906). 1f. (title), 3-7, [i] (blank) pp. Lower wrapper with catalogue of Mahler's works published by Universal dated VI [June] 1913. First Edition, later issue.

2. Das Wappenschild. Text from Des Knaben Wunderhorn. [i] (title), 2-11, [i] (blank) pp. Lower wrapper with catalogue of Max Reger's works published by Universal dated II [February] 1911. First Edition, first issue.

3. Sehnsucht. Text from Des Knaben Wunderhorn. 1f. (title), 3-5, [i] (blank) pp. Lower wrapper with cataloigue of Mahler's works as in no. 1. First Edition, later issue.

4. Nie ward ich, Herrin, müd. Text by Petrarch. 1f. (title), 3-7, [i] (blank) pp. Lower wrapper with catalogue of Mahler's works published by Universal dated III [March] 1913. First Edition, later issue. 1911 issue, stamped "Ehren Exemplar" (complimentary copy).

5. Voll jener Süsse. Text by Petrarch. 1f. (title), 3-8 pp. Lower wrapper with cataloigue of Mahler's works as in no. 1. First Edition, later issue. Together with another later issue with catalogue of Schoenberg's works published by Universal dated I [January] 1922. 1922 issue, with stamp of Dr. Karl Mück, music antiquarian in Vienna.

6. Wenn Vöglein klagen. Text by Petrarch. 1f. (title), 3-7, [i] (blank) pp. Lower wrapper with catalogue of Max Reger's works published by Universal dated II [February] 1911. First Edition, first issue. Stamped "Ehren Exemplar" (complimentary copy), with annotations in pencil and crayon. Together with another later issue with catalogue of Schoenberg's works published by Universal dated I [January] 1922.

Wrappers slightly worn and browned. Some minor internal wear and browning, but in very good condition overall.

First Edition, first issues of nos. 2 and 6; the remainder First Edition, later issues.

Rufer (Engl.) p. 27. Ringer p. 311. Tetsuo Satoh pp. 5-6.

Webern's piano-vocal scores of Schoenberg's op. 8 were first published in March 1911. Full scores and sets of parts followed in 1913 and 1914 respectively. Item #24205

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