This Henle Edition is an authoritative Urtext edition of the series of short lyrical piano pieces published as Original Melodies for the Pianoforte, then later titled Lieder ohne Worte (Songs Without Words). These tone pictures offer the pianist a wide variety of moods and emotions as well as the means to develop expressiveness in their playing. Edited by Rudolf Elvers and Ernst Herttrich with fingering by Hans-Martin Theopold. Includes: Op. 19, 30, 38, 53, 62, 67, 85, 102.