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|Work Title||Three Songs of the Ghetto|
|Alternative. Title||Drei Lieder des Ghetto|
|Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No.||Op.23|
|I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No.||IAK 20|
|Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp.||1915-18
|First Publication.||1919 - Moscow: Societe pour la Musique Hebraique|
|Librettist||Hayyim Nahman Bialik (1873-1934)|
|Language||Hebrew with Russian and German translations|
|Composer Time PeriodComp. Period||Early 20th century|
|Piece Style||Early 20th century|
Nos.1 and 3 were translated from the original Hebrew Poems by Lev Borisovich Yaffe (1876-1948), and No.2 was done by Valery Yakovlevich Bryusov (1874-1924).
Originally published in 1919, and there are some differences between the first edition and the later edition published by Muzsektor Gosizdata and Universal Edition.