Album Leaves, B109

Opus number

Burghauser catalogue number


Date of composition

27 May 1880 – ?

Premiere - date and place


Premiere performer(s)


First edition

Hudební matice Umělecké besedy, 1921, Prague

Parts / movements

1. D major (–)
2. F sharp minor (Allegretto con moto)
3. F major (Allegro molto)
4. G major (Allegretto)


approx. 8 min.

These four Schumannesque piano pieces from May 1880 are, in fact, more like sketches. They were published long after the composer’s death with the title Album Leaves, in keeping with the inscription above one of them, “Albumblatt”.