Wien... Leipzig: Universal-Edition [PN U.E. 9536], [April] 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), 5-20 pp. Facsimile of copyist's manuscript. Printer's note "WEAG" [Waldheim-Eberle AG] printed to lower right corner of last page of music.
Publisher's catalogue "Werke von Anton Webern" numbered "123" and dated "IV. [April] 1928." to verso of lower wrapper.
Wrappers somewhat browned and slightly frayed at spine; stained at lower inner corners.
First Edition. The piano-vocal 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. 714-15.
No performances prior to 1958 are documented.
The texts are by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe (1749-1832). Item #24946
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