Der Wein [Piano-vocal score]. Alban BERG.

Der Wein [Piano-vocal score]

Konzertarie mit Orchester ... Klavierauszug von Erwin Stein.

Wien: Universal-Edition [PN U.E. 9957], 1930.

Small folio. Full green cloth, titling gilt to spine. 2ff. (title, texts, instrumentation), 5-47, [1] (blank) pp. Parallel title and texts in German and French.

With printed dedication to Ruzena Herlinger, the first intepreter, to head of title.

Binding slightly rubbed. Minor browning.

First Edition. Redlich XVII.

"Der Wein was the stylistic forerunner of Lulu, as, in a more modest way, the second Storm song had been the forerunner of the Lyric Suite. That this kinship with Lulu is more than a conjectural assumption a posteriori is shown by the choice of the text of the Aria, by its basic organization and by its colour and scoring." Redlich: Alban Berg, p. 156.

The full score was first published in 1966.

Texts by Charles Baudelaire in German translation by Stefan George.

Item #33364

Price: $150.00  other currencies

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