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Frauentanz, Op. 10 (1923)

Song cycle for soprano and instrumental ensemble on seven medieval poems.

Song List
Performance Information
Recordings

Song List

Wir haben die winterlange Nacht (text by Dietmar von Aiste)
Wo zwei Herzenliebe an einem Tanze gan (Anon.)
Ach wär' mein Lieb ein Brünnlein kalt (Anon.)
Dieser Stern im Dunkeln (text by Der von Kürenberg)
Eines Maienmorgens schon (text by Herzog Johann von Brabant)
Ich will trauern lassen stehn (Anon.)
Ich schlaf, ich wach (Anon.)

Performance Information

English title: Ladies' Dance
Orchestra: fl, cl, bn, hn, vla.
Duration: 13 minutes
Published Editions: full score, Universal Edition (UE 33 081)/European American Music (EA 848S).
piano-vocal score, Universal Edition (UE 33 082)/European American Music (EA 848 PV)
Critical Edition: Kurt Weill Edition, Series II, Volume 1 (full score)
Performance Materials: USA, UK, BREV: EAMC
All other territories: UE
First performance: January 25, 1924, Berlin, International Society for Contemporary Music, Nora Pisling-Boas, vocalist, Fritz Stiedry, cond.

Guide to orchestration, territory abbreviations, and publishers' symbols.

Recordings

Leonarda LP LPI 106 Edith Gordon Ainsberg, Bronx Arts Ensemble
Largo CD 5114 Rosemary Hardy, Ensemble Modern, HK Gruber, cond.