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Frühlingsboten op.55 score
Original 1853 Edition of the Frühlingsboten op.55 for Piano

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Score of La Fée d'Amour op.67
Original 1877 edition of the Konzertstück La Fée d'Amour for violin & orchestra op.67

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Score of op.81
Original 1861 Edition of the Sicilienne, No.1 of the Transcriptions from Verdi's Les Vépres Siciliennes Op.81

Catalogue 1851-1860

This full catalogue is also listed by Opus Number and by genre. See the Introduction for an explanation of the symbols and for more information.

  1851  
Date
Publisher & date
Notes
Op.60
Schweizerweisen
Swiss Airs
Piano Summer Schuberth
1855
9 Nos.
1852
WoO.15
Fest-Ouverture
Festival Overture
Orchestra April & May 1851 - January 1852 Lost
Op.58
Zwei Fantasie-Stücke für Piano und Violine Nr.2
Two Fantasy pieces for Piano and Violin No.2
Piano & Violin Spring Heinrichshofen (later Schuberth)1854/1861 Originally published as Deux Nocturnes pour Piano et Violin. Op.58 No.1 composed in 1850.
Op.74
Drei Klavier-soli
Three Piano solos
Piano Schuberth
1859
Op.54
Tanz-Capricen
Dance Caprices
Piano Trautwein (later Bahn)
1853/1873
3 Nos.
WoO.15A

Fantaisie
Fantasy
Piano 1850-52?   Manuscript.. Discovered in 2010 in the Nederlands Musiek Instituut in The Hague. Previously unknown.
Op.55
Frühlingsboten: Zwolf Klavierstücke
Harbingers of Spring: Twelve Piano pieces
Piano 1850-52
Heinrichshofen (later Schuberth)
1853/1860/1878
1853
WoO.15B

Orchestral arrangment of Liszt's Psalm XX: Domine salvum fac regum

Tenor, Choir & Orchestra Early 1853 Breitkoph & Härtel
1936
Prepared at Liszt's request. Raff credited in the published score.
WoO.16
Te Deum Choir & Orchestra July Manuscript. 38 pages.
WoO.16A

Fantasie in Form einer großen freien Ouvertüre
Fantasy in the form of a grand freely developed Overture

Orchestra     Prefaced by a verse motto from Faust. Lost - destroyed by Raff.
Op.61
Nr.1 Caprice über Wagner's "Lohengrin"
No.1 Caprice on Wagner's "Lohengrin"
Nr.2 Reminiscenzen aus Wagner's "Fliegender Holländer"
No.2 Reminiscences of Wagner's "Fliegender Holländer"
Nr.3 Fantasie über Motive aus Richard Wagner's "Tannhäuser"
No.3 Fantasy on motifs from Richard Wagner's "Tannhäuser"
Piano Schuberth
1855/1876/1877
No.1 originally published as Lyrische Fragmente aus Lohengrin. Vols. 7-9 of the collection Oper im Salon of 1876. All three published in one Vol. in 1877 as Richard Wagner's Opern-Album. Op.61 No.4 composed in 1855.
Op.62
Drei Salon-Etüden aus Richard Wagner's Opern
Three Salon-Etudes on Richard Wagner's Operas
Piano Schlesinger
1855
Op.63
Drei Duos für Pianoforte und Violine über Motive aus Richard Wagner's Opern
Three Duos for Piano and Violin on motifs from Richard Wagner's Operas
Piano & Violin Meer (later Siegel)
1856/1871
1854
Op.73
Erste große Sonate
First Grand Sonata [Violin Sonata No.1]
Violin & Piano Autumn 1853
- Early 1854
Schuberth
1859/1869
Arranged for Piano Four Hands as Op.73b (pub. 1867). All 5 Violin Sonatas published in 1 Vol. in 1877 as Sämtlich Sonaten für Pianoforte und Violine.
WoO.20
Samson: Musikalisches Trauerspiel
Samson: Music Drama
Soloists, Choir & Orchestra Spring 1853
- Summer 1854
Manuscript. Libretto written by Raff Summer 1851 - Autumn 1852. Orchestrated April - late Autumn 1857. In 3 parts and 5 acts.
WoO.17
Musik zum Trauerspiel "Bernhard von Weimar"
Music to the tragedy "Bernhard von Weimar"
Orchestra Summer Aibl
1885
Nos.2&4 published as Zwei Märsche. No.1 Ouvertüre revised and published as Op.127. Nos.3&5 Fanfaren for brass unpublished but in Manuscript.
Op.127

"Ein feste Burg ist unser Gott": Ouvertüre zu einem Drama aus de 30 jährigen Kriege
"A mighty fortress is our God": Overture to a drama about the 30 years war
Orchestra Summer Hofmeister
1866
Composed as No.1 Ouvertüre in WoO.17. Revised in Autumn 1865, originally as "Ein feste Burg ist unser Gott", heroisch-dramatisches Tonstück in Ouvertürenform. Arranged for Piano Four Hands.
Op.86
Zwei Fantasie-Stücke für Pianoforte und Violincell
Three Fantasy pieces for Piano and Cello
Piano & Cello Summer Rieter-Biedermann
1862
Op.66
Trumkönig und sein Lieb
Dream-King and his Love
Voice & Orchestra November Schott
1857/1875
Arranged for Voice & Piano.
Op.67
La Fée d'amour: Morceau caractéristique de Concert
The Love Fairy: Characteristic Concert piece.
Violin & Orchestra December 1854
- Early 1855
Schott
1857/1877/1878
The ending was revised in between March and November 1858. SCH: written in Dec. 1854, MR: finished Early 1855. Arranged for Violin & Piano
WoO.18
Große Sinfonie
Grand Symphony
Orchestra Lost. In 5 movements. 4th. & 5th. movements re-used in op.101 Suite. Also described by Raff as an Orchester-Suite.
1855
Op.64
Capriccio Piano April Leuckart
1857
Op.61
Nr.4 Capriccio in Rondoform über Motive aus der Oper "Genoveva" von R. Schumann
No.4 Capriccio in Rondo form on motifs from the opera "Genoveva" by R. Schumann
Piano May Schuberth
1863/1876
Vol. 10 of the collection Oper im Salon of 1876. Op.61 Nos.1-3 composed in 1853.
Op.65
Nr.1 Fantasie über Motive aus "Benvenuto Cellini" von Hector Berlioz
No.1 Fantasy on motifs from "Benvenuto Cellini" by Hector Berlioz
Nr.2 Caprice über Motive aus der Oper "König Alfred" von J. Raff
No.2 Caprice on motifs from "the Opera "König Alfred" by J. Raff
Piano May Schuberth
1865/1876
Vols. 11 & 12 of the collection Oper im Salon of 1876.
WoO.19
Dornröschen: Märchen-Epos in 4 Teilen
Briar Rose: Fairy Tale Epic in 4 parts
Soloists, Choir & Orchestra Summer Manuscript.
Op.77
Quatuor
Quartet [String Quartet No.1]
String Quartet Autumn Schuberth
1860
Arranged for Piano Four Hands (pub. 1877).
WoO.20A
Todte Liebe: Cyklus von Liedern und Gesängen
Fatal Love: Cycle of Lieder and Songs.
Voice & Piano

Before or
during 1855?

  Manuscript. 11 Nos. including one with text only. 2 later published in Op.98..
1856
Op.111
Zwei Capricen (Bolero & Walzer)
Two Caprices (Bolero & Waltz)
Piano Early Hallberger 1857
Schuberth 1865
Originally published in a collection by Liszt as 2 Tanzcapricen. Revised for the 1865 Schuberh edition
1857
Op.68
Fünf Transcriptionen nach Beethoven, Gluck, Mozart, Schumann und Spohr
Five Trancriptions after Beethoven, Gluck, Mozart, Schumann and Spohr
Piano January Peters
1857
Op.69
Suite pour Piano
Suite for Piano [Piano Suite No.1]
Piano February Körner (later Sulzer)
1857/1884
Op.70
Trovatore et Traviata: 2 Paraphrases de Salon d'aprés Verdi
Trovatore and Traviata: 2 Salon Paraphrases after Verdi
Piano Febraury Peters
1857
Op.76

Ode au Printemps: Morceaux de concert
Ode to Spring: Concert piece
Piano & Orchestra Early Schott
1862/1878
Premiered as Frühlingshymne. Arranged for Two Pianos (pub. 1860).
Op.71
Suite pour Piano
Suite for Piano [Piano Suite No.2]
Piano April Kühn (later Sulzer)
1858/1884
Op.72
Suite pour Piano
Suite for Piano [Piano Suite No.3]
Piano April Kühn (later Sulzer)
1858/1884
1882 edition incorporates a change by Raff to 4. Romanza.
Op.90
Quatuor
Quartet [String Quartet No.2]
String Quartet May Schuberth
1862
1858
Op.79
Cachoucha-Caprice Piano Peters
1861
Op.80
Wachet auf!
Awake!
Soloist, Male Choir & Orchestra Schott
1862/1878
Also Vocal Score.
Op.81
Nr.1 Sicilienne. Air favori de l'opéra "Les Vêpres Siciliennes" de Verdi. Transcrit.
No.1 Sicilienne: Favourite Air from the opera "Les Vêpres Siciliennes" by Verdi. Transcribed.
Nr.2 Tarantelle. D'aprés la Tarantelle de l'opéra "Les Vêpres Siciliennes" de Verdi.
No.2 Tarantella: After the Tarantella from the opera "Les Vêpres Siciliennes" by Verdi.
Piano Peters
1861
Op.83
Mazurka-Caprice Piano Schott
1861
Op.84
Chant de l'Ondin: Grande Etude de l'Arpeggio-Tremolando
Song of the Water Nymph: Grand Etude of Arpeggio-Tremolando
Piano Peters
1861
Op.87
Introduction et Allegro scherzoso Piano Rieter-Biedermann
1862
Op.88
Am Gießbach
At Giessbach
Piano Rieter-Biedermann
1862
1859        
Op.78
Zweite große Sonate
Second grand Sonata [Violin Sonata No.2]
Violin & Piano Winter 1858
- 1859
Schuberth
1861/1870/1877
Arranged for Piano Four Hands (pub. 1881). All 5 Violin Sonatas published in 1 Vol. in 1877 as Sämtlich Sonaten für Pianoforte und Violine. SCH: 1858, MR: Winter 1858-9.
Op.75
Suite de Morceaux pour petites mains
Suite of Pieces for small hands
Piano 1858 - 1859 Kistner
1859/1860
12 nos.
Op.82
12 Morceaux pour Pianoforte à quatre mains
12 Pieces for Piano Four Hands
Piano Four Hands 1858-1859 Schuberth
1861-1865/1876
Nos.4,6,8,9 &12 arranged for Piano (pub.1881). 1876 edition has the title Zwölf Salon-stücke zu 4 Händen ohne Octavenspannung.
Op.85

Six Morceaux pour Violin et Piano
Six Pieces for Violin and Piano
Violin & Piano Kistner
1862/1880
Op.89
Villanella Piano Rieter-Biedermann
1862
Op.91

Suite pour Piano
Suite for Piano [Piano Suite No.4]
Piano Peters
1862/1873
WoO.21
Ständchen von C.O. Sternau
Serenade from C.O. Sternau
Voice & Piano Cotta 1861
Stehl & Thomas 1886
Proceeds of the second edition devoted to the Raff Memorial Fund.
WoO.22
2 Märsche aus Händel's Oratorien: "Saul" und "Jephta". Transkription.
2 Marches from Handel's Oratorios: "Saul" and "Jephta". Transcription
Piano Schuberth
1879
1860
Op.92
Capriccio Piano Peters
1862
Op.93
Dans la Nacelle, Réverie-Barcarolle
In the gondola, Dream-Barcarole
Piano Peters
1862/73
Op.94
Impromptu-Valse Piano Peters
1862/73

1841-1850 : 1851-1860 : 1861-1870 : 1871-1882

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