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Score of the Konzertstück La Fée d'Amour for violin & piano op.67
Score of the Konzertstück La Fée d'Amour op.67

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Score of the Overture Eine feste Burg ist unser Gott op.127
Score of the Overture Eine feste Burg ist unser Gott op.127

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Score of the Symphony No.8 Frühlingsklänge op.205
Score of the Symphony No.8 Frühlingsklänge op.205

 

 

Catalogue: Arrangements of Raff's own works

This full catalogue is also listed by Opus Number and by date. See the Introduction for an explanation of the symbols and for more information. Only Raff's arrangements of his own compositions are listed. No original compositions are listed here.

  Orchestra (3)  
Date
Publisher & date
Notes
Op.163b
Abends: Rhapsodie
Evening: Rhapsody
Piano Spring 1874 Setz (Later Ries & Erler)
1874
Arrangement of Op.163 Piano Suite No.5 Abends.
Op.174
Mazurka
Polonaise
Russiche

Russian [dance]
Piano Four Hands  ? Seitz (later Ries & Erler)
1875

Arrangements of op.174 Aus dem Tanzsalon Nos.8, 11 & 12 (pub. 1875)

Op.203
Ungrischer
Hungarian [dance]
Violin & Piano  ? Siegel
 ?
Arrangement for Violin & Orchestra of op.203 Volker No.5 Was er von Werbelein gelernt. Date of arrangement and publication unknown.
  Piano Four Hands (36)
Op.73b
Erste große Sonate
First Grand Sonata [Violin Sonata No.1]
Violin & Piano  ? Schuberth
1867
 
Op.77

Quatuor
Quartet [String Quartet No.1]
String Quartet  ? Schuberth
1877
Arranged for Piano Four Hands (pub. 1877).
Op.78
Zweite große Sonate
Second grand Sonata [Violin Sonata No.2]
Violin & Piano  ? Schuberth
1881
 
Op.96
An Das Vaterland: Eine Preis-Symphonie in 5 Abteilungen.
To the Fatherland: A Prize-Symphony in 5 parts
[Symphony No.1]
Orchestra  ? Schuberth
 ?
1st. Prize, Gesellschaft der Musikfreunde, Vienna competition in 1863.
Op.99
Trois Sonatilles
Three Sonatilles
Piano  ? Schuberth
 ?
 
Op.101
Suite für Orchester
Suite for Orchestra [Orchestral Suite No.1]
Orchestra  ? Schott
1885
Nos.4 Scherzo & 5. Marsch taken from WoO.18 Große Symphonie.
Op.103
Jubelouvertüre
Celebration Overture
Orchestra  ? Kahnt
 ?
 
Op.117

Fest-Ouvertüre
Festival Overture
Orchestra  ? Kistner
 ?
 
Op.123

Konzert-Ouvertüre
Concert Overture
Orchestra  ? Siegel
 ?
Arranged for Piano Four Hands
Op.124
Fest-Ouvertüre (für Blasinstrumente) über vier beliebte Burschenlieder
Festival Overture (for Wind Instruments) on four beloved student songs
Winds  ? Praeger & Meier
1865
 
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  ? Hofmeister
 ?
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.
Op.132
Marche brillante
Brilliant March
Piano  ? Hofmeister
1879
 
Op.135b
Blätter und Blüten: 12 Klavierstücke
Leaves and Blossoms: 12 Piano Pieces
Piano  ? Kahn
1869
 
Op.136
Quatuor
Quartet [String Quartet No.3]
String Quartet  ?   Piano Four Hands arrangement in manuscript.
Op.137
Quatuor
Quartet [String Quartet No.4]
String Quartet  ?   Piano Four Hands arrangement in manuscript.
Op.138
Quatuor
Quartet [String Quartet No.5]
String Quartet  ?   Piano Four Hands arrangement in manuscript.
Op.139
Festmarsch
Festival March
Orchestra  ? Schott
1868
 
Op.140
Symphonie
Symphony [Symphony No.2]
Orchestra  ? Schott
1869
 
Op.150
Chaconne pour deux Pianos
Chaconne for Two Pianos
2 Pianos  ? Rieter-Biedermann
1871
 
Op.153

Im Walde: Symphonie
In the Forest: Symphony [Symphony No.3]
Orchestra  ? Kistner
 ?
 
Op.167

Symphonie Nr.IV
Symphony No.4
Orchestra  ? Schuberth
 ?
 
WoO.35

Italienische Suite
Italian Suite
Orchestra  ? Ries & Erler
1884
Originally titled Aus dem Suden.
Op.177
Lenore: Symphonie
Lenore: Symphony [Symphony No.5]
Orchestra  ? Seitz (later Ries & Erler)
 ?
 
WoO.28
Valse-Impromptu à la Tyrolienne
Waltz-Impromptu after the Tyrolienne
Piano Schott
1877
 
Op.181
Totentanz: Zweite Humoreske in Walzerform
Dance of Death: Second Humoresk in Walz form
Piano  ? Siegel
 ?
 
Op.188
Sinfonietta 10 Wind Instruments  ? Siegel
 ?
 
Op.189
Symphonie: Gelebt: Gestrebt, Gelitten, Gestritten - Gestorben - Umworben
Symphony: Lived: Struggled, Suffered, Fought - Died - Glorified [Symphony No.6]
Orchestra  ? Bote & Bock
 ?
 

Op.192
 

 


Drei Quartette
Three Quartets
Nr.1 Suite in älterer form
No.1 Suite in Olden Style [String Quartet No.6]
Nr.2 Die Schöne Müllerin: Cyklische Tondichtung
No.2 The Beautiful Miller Maid: Cyclic Tonepoem [String Quartet No.7]
No.3 Suite in Kanonform
No.3 Suite in Canon Form [String Quartet No.8]
String Quartet  ? Kahnt
 ?
 
Op.194

Suite No.2: In ungarische Weise
Suite No.2: In the Hungarian Style
Orchestra  ? Bahn
 ?
 
Op.201
In den Alpen: Symphonie
In the Alps: Symphony [Symphony No.7]
Orchestra  ? Seitz (later Ries & Erler)
 ?
 
Op.205
Frühlingsklänge: Symphonie
Spring Sounds: Symphony [Symphony No.8]
Orchestra  ? Siegel
 ?
 
Op.208
Im Sommer: Symphonie Nr.9
In the Summer: Symphony No.9
Orchestra  ? Siegel
 ?
 
Op.213

Zur Herbstzeit: Symphony No.10
To the Autumntime: Symphony No.10
Orchestra  ? Siegel
 ?
Revised in Autumn 1881 wih new 3rd. movement and revised end to the finale. This version arranged for Piano Four Hands.
WoO.49
Orchester-Vorspiel zu Shakespeare's "Sturm"
Orchestral Prelude to Shakespeare's "The Tempest"
Orchestra 1879 Manuscript. Piano Four Hands arrangement, possibly by Raff
WoO.50

Orchester-Vorspiel zu Shakespeare's "Macbeth"
Orchestral Prelude to Shakespeare's "Macbeth"
Orchestra 1879 Schmidt
1891
Published as "revised" by Macdowell. Piano Four Hands arrangement possibly by Raff
WoO.51
Orchester-Vorspiel zu Shakespeare's "Romeo und Julie"
Orchestral Prelude to Shakespeare's "Romeo and Juliet"
Orchestra 1879 Schmidt
1891
Published as "revised" by Macdowell. Piano Four Hands arrangement possibly by Raff
WoO.52

Orchester-Vorspiel zu Shakespeare's "Othello"
Orchestral Prelude to Shakespeare's "Othello"
Orchestra 1879 Manuscript. Piano Four Hands arrangement, possibly by Raff
  Vocal score (14)
WoO.14
"König Alfred": Große heroische Oper in 4 Akten
"King Alfred": Grand heroic opera in 4 acts
Soloists, Choir & Orchestra September 1848 - April 1849 Manuscript. Revised 1850 in Weimar.
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.
Op.66
Trumkönig und sein Lieb
Dream-King and his Love
Voice & Orchestra November 1854 Schott
1857
 
Op.80
Wachet auf!
Awake!
Soloist, Male Choir & Orchestra Schott
1862/1878
 
Op.100
Deutschlands Auferstehung: Festkantate zu dem fünzigjährigen Jubiläum der deutschen Völkerschlacht bei Leipzig
Germany's Resurrection: Festival Cantata for the fifty year's jubilee of the German people's battle at Leipzig
Men's Chorus & Orchestra December 1862 - January 1863 Kahnt
1864
Winner of a competition announced in November 1862 by the publisher Kahnt.
Op.141
De Profundis (130 Psalm) Soprano, Choir & Orchestra 1867 Schuberth
1868
 
WoO.29
Die Parole: Opern in 3 Aufzügen
The Password: Opera in 3 Acts
Soloists, Choir ? & Orchestra 1868 Manuscript. Libretto written by Raff in Autumn 1867 and published in 1873 by Schellenberg (under pseudonym of Arnold Börner).
Op.154
Dame Kobold: Komische Oper in drei Akten
Lady Phantom: Comic Opera in three acts
Soloists, Choir & Orchestra 1869 Bote & Bock
1871
Libretto pub. by Schellenberg in 1870.
Op.171
Zwei Gesänge für gemischten Chor
Two Songs for Mixed Choir
Choir & Orchestra Autumn 1871 Siegel
1872/1880
1880 vocal/piano edition has English & German text.
Op.186
A. Morgenlied
A. Morning Song
B. Einer Entschlafenen
B. A Lullaby
A. Choir & Orchestra
B. Soprano, Choir & Orchestra
Spring 1873 Siegel
1877
Editions have English & German text. Text for B. by Raff (under pseudonym of Arnold Börner).
Op.199
Zwei Scenen
Two Scenes
Voice & Orchestra Early 1875 Siegel
1875
 
Op.209
Die Tageszeiten: Konzertante in vier Satzen
The Times of Day: Concertante in Four Movements
Piano, Choir & Orchestra Autumn 1877
- Early 1878
Breitkopf & Härtel
80
Arrangement is for Choir & 2 Pianos.
WoO.46

Benedetto Marcello: Lyrische Oper in 3 Akten
Benedetto Marcello: Lyric Opera in 3 Acts
Soloists, Male Choir & Orchestra 1877 - 1878 Nordstern
2002
 
Op.212

Welt Ende - Gericht - Neue Welt: Oratorium
World's End - Judgement - New World: Oratorio
Soloists, Choir & Orchestra Between 1879 & March 1881 Breitkopf & Härtel
1882
SCH: Writing began 1879 and the larger part of 1880 was devoted to it. Finished March 1881, MR: 1879-1880.
  Alternative piano accompaniment (7)
Op.67

La Fée d'amour: Morceau caractéristique de Concert
The Love Fairy: Characteristic Concert piece.
Violin & Orchestra December 1854
- Early 1855
Schott
1857
The ending was revised in between March and November 1858. SCH: written in Dec. 1854, MR: finished Early 1855.
Op.76

Ode au Printemps: Morceaux de concert
Ode to Spring: Concert piece
Piano & Orchestra Early 1857 Schott
1860
Premiered as Frühlingshymne.
Op.161
Konzert für die Violine
Concerto for Violin [Violin Concerto No.1]
Violin & Orchestra Autumn 1870
- Early 1871
Siegel
1871
 
Op.180
Suite für Solo-Violin und Orchester
Suite for solo Violin and Orchestra
Violin & Orchestra Early 1873 Siegel
1873
SCH: Winter (ie Early) 1873, MR: Autumn 1873.
Op.193

Konzert für Violincell
Concerto for Cello [Cello Concerto No.1]
Cello & Orchestra Spring
& Summer 1874
Siegel
1875
 
WoO.44

Konzert Nr.2 für Violincell
Concerto No.2 for Cello [Cello Concerto No.2]
Cello & Orchestra Autumn 1876 Nordstern
1997
 
Op.206

Konzert Nr.2 für die Violine
Concerto No.2 for the Violin [Violin Concerto No.2]
Violin & Orchestra Summer
- Autumn 1877
Siegel
1878
Arranged for Violin & Piano. SCH: 1877, MR: Summer & Autumn 1877.
  Piano (6)
Op.82
12 Morceaux pour Pianoforte à quatre mains
12 Pieces for Piano Four Hands
Piano Four Hands  ? Schuberth
1881
Nos.4,6,8,9 &12 arranged.
Op.139
Festmarsch
Festival March
Orchestra Summer 1867 Schott
1867
 
Op.101
Suite für Orchester
Suite for Orchestra [Orchestral Suite No.1]
Orchestra  ? Schott
1875
No.5 Marsch arranged.
Op.154
Dame Kobold: Ouvertüre
Lady Phantom: Overture
Orchestra Bote & Bock
1881
Overture to the Opera Dame Kobold.
Op.174
Aud dem Tanzsalon: Fantasietänze
From the Dance Salon: Fantasy Dances
Piano Four Hands  ? Seitz (later Ries & Erler)
 ?
12 Nos.
Op.177
Lenore: Symphonie
Lenore: Symphony [Symphony No.5]
Orchestra  ? Seitz (later Ries & Erler)
1875
No.3 Trennung arranged.
Op.200
Suite für das Pianoforte
Suite for the Piano [Suite for Piano & Orchestra]
Piano & Orchestra  ? Siegel
1880
No.2 Menuette & No.3 Gavotte & Musette arranged.
  Other (3)
Op.99
Zehn Sonatillen
Ten Sonatilles
Piano  ? Schuberth
1880
Arrangement for Violin & Piano of Trois Sonatilles op.99.
Op.203
Schlummerlied
Lullaby
Violin & Piano  ? Siegel
 ?
Arrangement for Violin, 2 horns & String Quintet of op.203 Volker No.8 Auf der Nachtwache b) Schlummerlied . Date of arrangement and publication unknown.
Op.207b

Fantasie für klavierquintette
Fantasy for Piano Quintet
Two pianos 1877 Siegel
1878
Arrangement for Piano Quintet of Fantasy for Two Pianos op.207.

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