The Karl Weigl Papers
Irving S. Gilmore Music Library
Yale University


Karl Weigl

Keyboard Music

  Norwegian dance : for piano duet
  Bilder und Geschichten : sechs Klavierstücke = Pictures and tales : six piano pieces: op. 2
  Six fantasies for piano
  Revelation : for piano duet (4 hands)
1911 Nachtphantasien : op. 13
  Passacaglia und Fuge, d moll, für Orgel
  Prelude and Fugue : in the old style : C minor
  Präludium und fuge für Orgel : im alten Stil.
  Tanz der Erinnyen
1907 28 Variationen über ein achttaktiges Thema, für Klavier zu zwei Händen, op. 15

Chamber Music

  Bagatelles, Four short pieces for four clarinets or four violins (or clarinets) and piano
  Four bagatelles for 4 violins or woodwind quartet
  Four bagatelles for woodwind quintet and piano (flute, oboe, clarinet, horn, and bassoon)
  Little suite for strings : three intermezzi : (for string quintet or string orchestra)
  Capriccio : 2. intermezzo
1903 Streichquartett in A-Dur op. 4, No3
1906 Streichquartett in E-Dur, No2
1909 Streichquartett op.20, No1
1922 Sonate, Violine und Klavier No.1, op. 16
1923 Sonata for violoncello and piano, op. 41
1924 Streichquartett in d-Moll, No4
Requiem für Eva. Fragment of a viola part from the third movement of his String Quartet no. 4.
1933 Streichquartett in G-Dur, No5 op. 31
1937 Sonata for violin and piano in G-major No. 2
1939 Streichquartett in C-Major, No. 6
1939 Sonata for viola and piano, op. 38
1939 Trio for violin, violoncello, and piano
1940 Menuetto for violoncello and piano
1940 Two pieces for violoncello and piano op. 33
1942 Streichquartett in F minor, No. 7
1942 Pictures from childhood : four miniatures for flute (or violin) and piano
1942 Two pieces for violin and piano
1949 Streichquartett, No. 8

Orchestral music

1905 Rhapsodie for strings
1908 Symphonie No. 1, E Dur, op. 5
1909 Pictures and tales : suite for small orchestra : op. 2 = Bilder und Geschichten
  Once upon a time : from Pictures and tales = Es war einmal
1922 Symphonie No. 2, d moll
1922 Phantastisches intermezzo : für Orchester : op. 18
1925 Konzert für Klavier und grosses Orchestra, E (left hand)
1931 Konzert für Klavier und grosses Orchestra, f-Moll, op. 21
Klavier-Auszug für 2 Klaviere zu 4 Händen von Dr. Erich Simon.
1931 Symphonie No. 3, B
1928 Konzert für Violine und Orchester
1934 Konzert für Violoncello und mittleres Orchester
1933 Komödienouvertüre : für Orchester : op. 32
1933 Symphonic prelude to a tragedy
1936 Symphonie No. 4, f
1938 Festival Overture
1939 Spring overture : for small orchestra
"Music for the Young; formerly Spring Overture."
1939 City that was : (dances from old Vienna) For orchestra. Old Vienna.
1932 Orchester Suite zu "Der Rattenfänger von Hameln".
1. Vorspiel = The pied piper of Hamelin : The Pied Piper Suite. #1. Prelude
2. Bild, No. 4 = The pied piper of Hamelin : The pied piper suite. #2. The rats' enchantment
3. Bild, No. 7. Zwischenspiel (vor dem 3. Bilde) = The pied piper suite. #3. Intermezzo (before the 3rd act)
Ballett am Beginn des 3. Aktes des Rattenfängers von Hameln : No. 7a = The pied piper suite. #4 / Karl Weigl.
4. Bild, No. 11 Finale = Act 4. The pied piper suite. #5. Finale / Karl Weigl.
1940 Rhapsody for piano and orchestra.
1942 3 Intermezzi for string orchestra
  Rhapsodie für Streichorchester (Streichsextett, d-Moll für 2 Violinen, 2 Violen, und 2 Violoncelli), op. 30
  Summer evening music : for string orchestra / by Karl Weigl.
1945 Symphonie No. 5 "Apocalyptic"
1947 Symphonie No. 6

Operas

1932 Der Rattenfänger von Hameln : Märchenspiel in 4 Bildern : op. 24 (The pied piper of Hamelin)
Text nach einer Dichtung von Helene Scheu-Reisz ; für die Vertonung bearbeitet von Rud. St. Hoffman
English übersetzung von Sylvia Spencer-Welch
Klavierauszug von Dr. E. Simon.
Wien : Universal Edition, c1932.
Children's opera for speakers, tenor, children's chorus, and orchestra; accompaniment arranged for piano

Vocal Music

  Die vier Jahreszeiten : Leiderspiel für Kinder- oder Frauenchor mit Klavier
 Zusammenstellung, Bearbeitung und Chorsatz nach alten Volksweisen und Liedern von Karl Weigl.
1912 Weltfeier : symphonische Kantate nach Gedichten von Heinrich Hart : für Tenor- und Bariton-Solo, gemischten Chor und grosses Orchestra : Opus 17
Mainz : B. Schott's Söhne, c1924.

Choral Music

  Black cat : for 4-part mixed chorus / Karl Weigl ; [text by] Nancy Byrd Turner.
  3 Männerchöre a cappella (4 stg). 
Heimweh : op. 27, No. 1  [text by] Ricarda Huch.Wien : Universal Edition, c1933.
Säerspruch : op. 27, No. 2 [text by] C. F. Mayer.Wien : Universal Edition, c1933
Waldesstimme : op. 27, No. 3 [text by] Peter Hille.Wien : Universal Edition, c1933
  4 Männerchöre a cappella (4 stg). Wien : Universal Edition, c1933.
Lob der Faulheit : op. 28, No. 1 [text by] G. E. Lessing.
Firnelicht : op. 28, No. 2 [text by] C. F. Mayer.
Abendtrunk : op. 28, No. 3 [text by] Will Vesper.
Nachtmusikanten : op. 28, No. 4 [text from] Wunderhorn.
  8 Frauenchöre a capella (3 u. 4 stg.), op. 25 Wien : Universal Edition, c1933.
Heft 1 
Heft 2 
  2 Frauenchöre a cappella (4 stg.), op. 26 Wien : Universal Edition, n.d.
Vöglein Schwermut
Liebesreime
  Early Easter morning = Früh am Ostermorgen : for S.A.T.B., or solo, and piano [text by] Nancy Byrd Turner
German version by Vally Weigl. Melville, N.Y. : Belwin Mills, c1974.
  Frühlingsfeier : für 4 stimmigen Frauenchor u. Orchester / [text] v. Heinrich Heine / Karl Weigl.
  Drei Gedichte von Lenau für achtstimmigen gemischten Chor a cappella, op. 6 / von Karl Weigl.Wien : Universal Edition, c1912.
  Vier Gedichte für gemischten Chor (a capella), op. 7 / Karl Weigl.Wien : Universal Edition, c1912. Divided in four-part chorus of mixed voices a capella
No. 1 Come, gentle death : English words by Luise Haessler
No. 2 In the cemetery at Staglieno = Campo Santo di Staglieno : [text by] Friedrich Nietzsche ; English version by Luise Haessler.
No. 3 Faith = Glaube : [text by] Friedrich Lienhard ; English version by Luise Haessler
No. 4 A song of freedom = Morgen : [text by] Gottfried Keller ; English version by Vally Weigl
  Zwei geistliche Gesänge = Two religious songs.  Mainz : B. Schott's Söhne, c1924.
No. 1. Ode : op. 14  [text by] Claudius ; Karl Weigl.
No. 2. Hymne = Two religious songs. Hymn : op. 14 [text from] Wunderhorn
  In the MacDowell Woods op. 34 : for 6 part mixed chorus ; words by Nancy Byrd Turner.
Bass River, 1942 Aug 15, "dedicated to Mrs. Edward MacDowell"
  6 children's songs : for 2 part children's or women's chorus (or solo) and piano : op. 11 ;
English words by Ronald V. Smith and Vally Weigl.
  Klarer Liebesstern.
1912 Jul 12.
  Das Lied zu Gott dem Herrn. Das Fanfarenlied / Hans Reinthaler
  Natur = Nature : für 8 stimm. gem. Chor a cappella : op. 29 / Karl Weigl; [text by] Heinrich Hart.Wien : Universal Edition, c1933.1 score (20 p.) ; 28 cm.Words in German and English.Caption title; cover lists other works.Plate no.: U. E. 10.534.Publisher's no.: U. E. Nr. 10.534.
  Hymn : based on Psalm 48.1 manuscript score (1 p.) ; 38 cm.For four-part chorus.Undated manuscript score.
  Psalm 84.1 manuscript score (1 p.) ; 23 x 28 cm."Columbus II" -- in caption.For four part chorus.Photocopy of an undated manuscript score.Annotations in manuscript.
  [Psalm 150]1 manuscript score (1 p.) ; 36 cm.Psalm 150 ; Psalm 150."Columbus I" and "Columbus II" -- in captions.For four-part chorus.Photocopy of an undated manuscript score.
  Who knows? = Wer weiss? / Karl Weigl ; author [of text] unknown, Geneva around 1551 ; English translation by Florence M. [i.e. L.?] Kite.1 manuscript score (2 p.) ; 36 cm.For chorus, SATB.Photocopy of an undated manuscript score."Op. 35.""Dedicated to Dr. Wilbur K. Thomas and our Philadelphia friends."
  Hymn for 4 part chorus a capella / Karl Weigl ; words by John Masefield.1 manuscript score (3 p.) ; 36 cm.Includes piano part for rehearsal only.Photocopy of an undated manuscript score.
  Two choruses of the time / Karl Weigl ; poems by J. G. Whittier.1 manuscript score (10 p.) ; 36 cm.For chorus, SATB.Contents: "Hymn of the Time" and "Thy Will Be Done."Photocopy of holograph scores, signed, Bass River, 1942 Aug 19-29.Title from cover in manuscript.
  Der Riese : für vierstimmig. gem. Chor u. Klavier / [text by] Henckell ; K. W.1 manuscript score (13 p.) ; 35 cm.Includes separate text of poem.Photocopy of a holograph score, signed, 1927 May 10.
  So spricht der Wald : für 4 stimmigen Männerchor a cappella / text von Karl Schneller.1 manuscript score (2 p.) ; 34 cm.Undated holograph score."Keinwort: 'Wienerwald'."
  The watchman's report / Karl Weigl ; [text by] John Bowring.1 manuscript score (6 p.) ; 28 cm.For baritone, chorus, SATB, and piano."Based on the chorale 'Sleepers Awake'.""Dedicated to Germantown Friends School."Photocopy of a holograph score, no year, Jan 19.Annotations in manuscript.

Songs

  Alt deutsches Weihnachtslied = Old German Christmas song / bearbeitet von Karl Weigl.1 manuscript score (2 p.) ; 35 cm.Photocopy of a holograph score, signed and dated 1943 Oct 15.
  And there you stood ... / Karl Weigl ; [text by] Michael Orogo.Composers Facsimile Edition, c1958 / American Composers Alliance (New York City).1 manuscript score (2 p.) ; 32 cm.Photocopy of an undated manuscript score."For Baritone" -- in manuscript.
  Black cat / Karl Weigl ; [text by] Nancy Byrd Turner.1 manuscript score (2 p.) ; 41 cm.Photocopy of an undated manuscript score.
  Children's songs / by Karl Weigl ; words by Vally Weigl.1 ms score (9 p.) ; 35 cm.Photocopy of a holograph score; first song signed and dated 1944 Jul 11."6 children's songs, for Peggy" -- in manuscript.
  Children's songs for Peggy ; words by Vera Peters [and] Vally Weigl.1 item (1 sheet) ; 28 cm.Texts for "To the Butterfly" and "To Santa Claus."Typescript, carbon, undated.
  A Cradle song / Karl Weigl ; [text by] Padraic Colum.1 manuscript score (1 p.) ; 38 cm.Photocopy of an undated manuscript score."c1974.""For tenor" -- in manuscript.
  5 duets for soprano and baritone = 5 Duette für Sopran und Bariton / Karl Weigl ; English translations of the German poems by Vally Weigl.Third song: Composers Facsimile Edition, c1959 / American Composers Alliance (New York City).1 manuscript score (18 p.) ; 35 cm.Photocopy of an undated manuscript score."Written 1909.""c1974."
  Shouting sun / Karl Weigl ; [text by] Nancy [Byrd] Turner.1 manuscript score (3 p.) ; 40 cm.Author of text written as "Nancy Bird Turner" in caption title.Photocopy of an undated manuscript score.
  Folksongs from many lands / arranged by Karl Weigl.Composers Facsimile Edition / American Composers Alliance (New York City).1 manuscript score (20 p.) ; 36 cm.Photocopy of an undated manuscript score.
  Sieben Gesänge für eine tiefe Männerstimme und Klavier, op. 1 / komponiert von Karl Weigl.Wien : Universal Edition, c1912.1 score (25 p.) ; 31 cm.Plate number: U. E. 3586.English translations by Vally Weigl and Luise Haessler in manuscript.
  Drei Lieder für Mezzosopran oder Alt oder Bariton = Three songs for mezzosoprano or alto or baritone / Karl Weigl ; English words by Luise Haessler.1 manuscript score (7 p.) ; 33 cm.Numbers 2, 3, and 7 from Gesänge, op. 1.Photocopy of an undated manuscript score"c1900."
  6 Gesänge für tiefe Frauenstimme und Klavier / Karl Weigl.1 manuscript score (16 p.) ; 34 cm.Undated manuscript score.Inscribed to Julius Bittner, Wien, 1934 Apr 9.
  No. 6. Blaue Nacht = Blue night / Karl Weigl ; [text by] G. Falke ; translated into English by Luise Haessler.1 manuscript score (2 p.) ; 37 cm.Photocopy of an undated manuscript score copied by J. Schuller, c1958."Transposed from alto to mezzo" -- in manuscript
  [Texts]6 items."Translated into English by Luise Haessler," 1941 Sep.-Nov., n.d.In manuscript.
  3 Gesänge für Altstimme und Streichquartett
Three songs for contr'alto and string quartet / by Karl Weigl ; English words by Lydia Perera and Vally Weigl.Composers Facsimile Edition, c1958 / American Composers Alliance (New York City).1 manuscript score (16 p.) + 4 manuscript parts ; 36 cm.Photocopy of an undated manuscript score and parts.Annotations in manuscript.
  Fünf Gesänge aus Phantasus : für eine hohe Stimme und Klavier : op. 9 / von Karl Weigl ; [text by] Arno Holz.S.l. : Edition Strache, n.d.1 score (16 p.) ; 31 cm.Title from cover.English translation by Vally Weigl and Jacqueline Parsons in manuscript.Publisher's no.: 34.Publisher's plate no.: E. ST. 34.
  The glorious hobo / Karl Weigl ; [text] by Charlotte Storm.1 manuscript score (3 p.) ; 36 cm.Photocopy of an undated manuscript score.
  Graue Jahre = Grey years / Karl Weigl ; [text by] Lilly Rona ; English words by Vally Weigl.1 manuscript score (3 p.) ; 35 cm.Photocopy of an undated manuscript score.
  The invisible light = Das unsichtbare Licht / Karl Weigl ; English poem by Johanna Frada ; German translation by Vally Weigl.1 manuscript score (3 p.) ; 36 cm.Version for low voice.Photocopy of an undated manuscript score.
  Seven songs of children : op. 11 / by Karl Weigl ; translated from the German of Klaus Groth and Des Knaben Wunderhorn by Ronald V. Smith.1 manuscript score (16 p.) ; 34 cm.Title changed to "Children's Songs (for Maria)".Undated manuscript score.
  Liebeslied / Karl Weigl ; Gedicht von H. F. Schell ; English translation by Vally Weigl.1 manuscript score (3 p.) ; 35 cm.Version for high voice.Undated manuscript score.
  Liebes-Lieder : für hohe Singstimme und Klavier : Opus 22 / Karl Weigl.1 manuscript score (18 p.) ; 35 cm.Version including "Mailied" (no. 5).Photocopy of an undated manuscript score.
  Frühling / Karl Weigl.1 manuscript score (4 p.) ; 34 cm.Version in B-sharp Major.Undated manuscript score.
  Liebeslied.1 manuscript score (6 p.) ; 34 cm.Photocopy, incomplete, from an undated manuscript score."c1968."
  Der Phönix / Karl Weigl.1 manuscript score (7 p.) ; 34 cm.Version in D Major.Undated manuscript score.
  Fünf Lieder für hohe Männerstimme und Klavier, op. 3 / von Karl Weigl.Wien : Universal Edition, c1910.1 score (13 p.) ; 32 cm.Publisher's no.: 2976.Plate no.: U. E. 2976.English translation by Luise Haessler in manuscript.
  Die Elfen sangen = The fairies sang : op. 8, No. 1 / Karl Weigl ; [text by] Goethe.Leipzig : Rob. Forberg, c1914.1 score (5 p.) ; 35 cm."Künstler-Exemplar" - stamp.
  5 Lieder für eine tiefere Frauenstimme / Karl Weigl.1 score (14 p.) ; 32 cm.Photocopy of published scores (Edition Strache), with English translations by Lydia Perera and Vally Weigl."c1913" and "c1974."Annotations in manuscript.
  4 Lieder für hohe Singstimme und Klavier / Karl Weigl.1 manuscript score (12 p.) ; 35 cm.Undated manuscript score, signed.
  Fünf Lieder / von Karl Weigl.Trieste : Casa Musicale Giuliana, 1933.1 score (18 p.) ; 35 cm."Für eine hohe Singstimme und Klavier" -- cover.Includes Italian translations.
  Vier Lieder aus "Des Knaben Wunderhorn : für vier Solostimmen und Klavier
  6 Lieder nach Gedichten von O. J. Bierbaum : für eine hohe Singstimme und Klavier : op. 22
  Lieder  by H. Heine, op. 4
  10 Lieder von Heinrich Heine : für eine mittlere Stimme und Klavier
  3 Mädchenlieder / Karl Weigl.1 score (7 p.) ; 31 cm.Photocopy of published scores (Edition Strache), with English translations by Vally Weigl and Lydia Perera."c1974."
  Verliebt : op. 12, Nr. 1 / Karl Weigl; [text by] Annette von Droste-Hülshoff.S.l. : Edition Strache, n.d.1 score (3 p.) ; 31 cm.Caption title.Publisher's no.: 31.Plate no.: E. St. 224.
  Es goss mein volles Leben : op. 12, Nr. 2 / Karl Weigl; [text by] Walter Calé.S.l. : Edition Strache, n.d.1 score (3 p.) ; 31 cm.Caption title.Publisher's no.: 31.Plate no.: E. St. 225.English translation by Lydia Perera in manuscript.
  Lied des Schiffermädels : op. 12, Nr. 3 / Karl Weigl; [text by] O. J. Bierbaum.S.l. : Edition Strache, n.d.1 score (3 p.) ; 31 cm.Caption title.Publisher's no.: 31.Plate no.: E. St. 226.English translation by Lydia Perera and Vally Weigl in manuscript.
  3 Oden von Nik. Lenau : für vier Solostimmen und Klavier / Karl Weigl.1 manuscript score (25 p.) ; 35 cm.Undated holograph score, signed.Annotations in manuscript.
  The refugee / Karl Weigl ; [text by ] Mary Hoxie Jones.1 manuscript score (2 p.) ; 35 cm.Photocopy of an undated manuscript score.Annotations in manuscript.
  Three songs for a man's voice with orchestra / Karl Weigl ; English translation by Vally Weigl.1 manuscript score (31 p.) ; 25 x 33 cm.Accompaniment arranged for piano.Photocopy of an undated manuscript score."Theodore Presser Company" -- label.Annotations in manuscript.
  Five songs for soprano and string quartet, op. 36 / Karl Weigl ; English words by Ronald V. Smith.New York : John Markert, c1957.1 score (15 p.) ; 24 cm.German and English words.
1906 Ein Stelldichein : für eine hohe Frauenstimme mit Begleitung von 2 Violinen, 2 Bratschen u. 2 Violoncelli / [text by] Richard Dehmel ("Weib und Welt") ; Karl Weigl.1 manuscript score (22 p.) ; 26 x 36 cm.Photocopy of a holograph score, signed."c1967."English translation by Vally Weigl affixed to inside front cover, typescript, carbon.
  To baby Christine : Idyl.1 manuscript score (1 p.) ; 27 x 34 cm."Child Asleep"--added to title in manuscript.For voice and piano.Photocopy of a holograph score, signed, New York, 1941 Dec.
  Wiegenlied / Karl Weigl ; [text by] Liliencron.Composers Facsimile Edition, c1958 / American Composers Alliance (New York City).1 manuscript score (4 p.) ; 36 cm.For voice and piano.Photocopy of an undated manuscript score with English translation by Vally Weigl.
  [Song fragments]4 items.Unidentified fragments, printed and manuscript.
  [Song and chorus texts]2 items.English translations of songs and choruses.Typescript, mimeograph, n.d.

 Transcriptions

  Rondo capriccioso : op. 14 / Felix Mendelssohn ; transcr. for solo clarinet and orchestra by Karl Weigl
  Deux marches caractéristiques : op. 121 / Franz Schubert ; Instr. [von Karl Weigl].