Pierrot Lunaire

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Melodrama for female v., pf., fl., picc., cl., bass cl., vn., va., and vc., Op.21, by Schoenberg, comp. 1912, f.p. Berlin 1912, London 1923. Cycle of ‘3 times 7’ songs—in Sprechgesang—to poems by Albert Giraud trans. from Fr. into Ger. by O. E. Hartleben. The titles are: I, Mondestrunken, Colombine, Der Dandy, Eine blasse Wäscherin, Valse de Chopin, Madonna, Der kranke Mond. II, Die Nacht, Gebet an Pierrot, Raub, Rote Messe, Galgenlied, Enthauptung, Die Kreuze. III, Heimweh, Gemeinheit, Parodie, Der Mondfleck, Serenade, Heimfahrt, O alter Duft.

Subjects: Music — Dance.

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