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This site present my effect on the world premiere of the song "Ich bin..." (1936) by Erik Werba (1918-1992).
In March 2018 I found three autograph manuscripts of unpublished songs by Erik Werba (1918-1992). I contacted Michael Werba - son of the composer, solo bassoonist of the Wiener Philharmoniker and one of the actual copyright holders of the works by Erik Werba - and I was kindly granted permission to typeset and publish these compositions.
Coincidentally 2018 also marked the 100th anniversary of the birthday of Erik Werba and Michael Werba had planned a festivity to commemorate this occasion for May. He was thrilled by the appearance of these unknown songs by his father and immediately organised a performance. So finally on 6 May 2018 the world premiere of the song "Ich bin..." by Erik Werba was given at the Musikverein Wien and performed by Rebecca Blanz (soprano) and Maria Radutu (piano):