FIRST EDITIONS first editions

16 Songs [Op. 74]

Pieces published in the collection:
A maiden's wish (words by S. Witwicki) [Op. 74 No. 1]
Before the battle (words by S. Witwicki) [Op. 74 No. 10]
The lovers (words by B. Zaleski) [Op. 74 No. 11]
My enchantress (words by A. Mickiewicz) [Op. 74 No. 12]
Faded and vanished (words by B. Zaleski) [Op. 74 No. 13]
The ring (words by S. Witwicki) [Op. 74 No. 14]
The bridegroom's return (words by S. Witwicki) [Op. 74 No. 15]
Lithuanian song (trad. Lithuanian words, tr. L. Osiński) [Op. 74 No. 16]
Spring (words S.Witwicki) [Op. 74 No. 2]
Troubled waters (words by S. Witwicki) [Op. 74 No. 3]
Drinking song (words by S. Witwicki) [Op. 74 No. 4]
A fickle maid (words by S. Witwicki) [Op. 74 No. 5]
Remembrance (words by A. Mickiewicz) [Op. 74 No. 6]
The messenger (words by S. Witwicki) [Op. 74 No. 7]
My beloved (words by B. Zaleski) [Op. 74 No. 8]
Bound neath their crosses (words by Z. Krasiński) [Op. 74 No. 9]

Title: 16 Polnische Lieder

Title page:
16|Polnische Lieder|von Witwicki, Zaleski, Mickiewicz etc.|für eine Singstimme|mit Begleitung des Pianoforte|componirt von|FR. CHOPIN.|In deutscher Bearbeitung von Ferd. Gumbert.|Op. 74.|1. Mädchens Wunsch.|2. Frühling.|3. Trübe Wellen.|4. Bacchanal.|5. Was ein junges Mädchen liebt.|6. Mir aus den Augen.|7. Der Bote.|8. Mein Geliebter.|9. Eine Melodie.|10. Reitersmann vor der Schlacht.|11. Zwei Leichen.|12. Meine Freuden.|13. Melancholie.|14. Das Ringlein.|15. Die Heimkehr.|16. Lithauisches Lied.|Complet Pr. 2 1/2 Thlr. Einzeln à Sgr.|Eigenthum des Verlagshandlung.|Berlin, in der SCHLESINGER' schen Buch-und Musikhandlung. |Paris und Leipzig, Fr. Volkmar. London Ented. at Stat. Hall Warschau, Gebethner et Cie.|S. 4797-4812.|Chopin, Zbiór śpiewów Polskich, ułozeny z manuskruptów oryginalnych i widany przez J. Fontane. Pr. 2 5/6 Thlr

Publisher: A.M. Schlesinger

Publication date: IX-X 1859

Place of publication: Germany, Berlin

Plate number: S. 4797-4812

Number of pages: 47

Edition based on:

17 Songs; Stichvorlage copy (Julian Fontana)


Notes:

The collection is marked with a double pagination. The edition is preceded with J. Fontana's extended preface in German. There was also an extended version of that edition from 1864-73 in which the total number of songs (16) was removed from the title page and another song No. 17 (Grabgesang) was added at the end of the list of songs.  

Other editions:

16 Songs [Op. 74] (Polish, Gebethner i Wolff)
Songs [Op. 74] (French, J. Hamelle)
17 Songs [op. 74] (English, Stanley Lucas, Weber & Co.)



 
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