Wien... Leipzig: Universal-Edition [PN U.E. 9537], 1928. Small folio. Original publisher's light green wrappers printed in dark green. 1f. (title), [i] (dedication: "Dr. David Josef Bach gewidmet"), [i] (sung texts), 5-12 pp. Facsimile of copyist's manuscript. Printed note "WEAG" [Waldheim-Eberle AG] to lower right corner of last page of music.
Publisher's catalogue "Werke von Anton Webern" numbered "123" and dated "VI. [June] 1928." to verso of lower wrapper.
Handstamp to foot of title: "B. & L. Wilson Ltd. I South End Rd., London, N.W.3."
Lower inner corners slightly bumped.
First Edition. The full score was also published in 1928; which of the two is the earlier is not known because the exact dates are not documented. Moldenhauer pp. 744-45.
No performances prior to 1958 are documented.
The texts are by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe (1749-1832). Item #24492
Price: $150.00 other currencies