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Score of WElt Ende op.212
Original 1883 edition of the Oratorio Welt Ende - Gericht - Neue Welt op.212

 

Catalogue: Opera & Choral 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 original compositions are listed here. Raff's arrangements of other composers' compositions and of his own compositions are listed separately.

  Operas (6)  
Date
Publisher & date
Notes
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.
WoO.29
Die Parole: Opern in 3 Aufzügen
The Password: Opera in 3 Acts
Soloists, Choir ? & Orchestra 1868 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 Bote & Bock
1870/1871
Overture pub. 1870. Vocal score pub.1871. Libretto pub. by Schellenberg in 1870. Full score in Manuscript. Overture arranged for piano (pub. 1881)
WoO.46
Benedetto Marcello: Lyrische Oper in 3 Akten
Benedetto Marcello: Lyric Opera in 3 Acts
Soloists, Male Choir & Orchestra 1877 - 1878 Nordstern
2002
Also vocal score.
WoO.54
Die Eifersüchtigen: Komische Oper in 3 Akten
The Jealous Ones: Comic Opera in 3 Acts
Solists, Choir ? & Orchestra Spring 1881 - Spring 1882 Manuscript. Text by written by Raff in 1880.
  Choral with Orchestra (11)
WoO.8
Der 121 Psalm
The 121st. Psalm
Soloists, Choir & Orchestra Spring & Summer 1848 Manuscript.
WoO.16
Te Deum Choir & Orchestra July 1853 Manuscript. 38 pages.
WoO.19
Dornröschen: Märchen-Epos in 4 Teilen
Briar Rose: Fairy Tale Epic in 4 parts
Soloists, Choir & Orchestra Summer 1855 Manuscript.
Op.80
Wachet auf!
Awake!
Soloist, Male Choir & Orchestra 1858 Schott
1862/1878
Also vocal Score.
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
Male Choir & Orchestra December 1862 - January 1863 Kahnt
1864
Winner of a competition announced in November 1862 by the publisher Kahnt. Also vocal score.
Op.141
De Profundis (130 Psalm) Soprano, Choir & Orchestra 1867 Schuberth
1868
Also vocal score.
WoO.30A

Begleitung von sechs Bläser für die Laudi Sion & Stabat mater von der Kirche in Lachen
Accompaniment of six wind instruments for the Laudi Sion & Stabat mater of the church in Lachen.

Choir & Winds 1868   Made at the request of a Swiss friend for the church at Lachen. Lost.
Op.171
Zwei Gesänge für gemischten Chor
Two Songs for Mixed Choir
Choir & Orchestra Autumn 1871 Siegel
1872/1880
Also vocal score. 1880 vocal/piano edition has English & German text.
Op.186
A. Morgenlied
A. Morning Song
B. Einer Entschlafenen
B. One who has passed away
A. Choir & Orchestra
B. Soprano, Choir & Orchestra
Spring 1873 Siegel
1874
Arranged for Piano accompaniment (pub. 1877). Editions have English & German text. Text for B. by Raff (under pseudonym of Arnold Börner).
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
1879-80
Arranged for Choir & 2 Pianos (pub. 1880)
WoO.53

Die Sterne: Kantate
The Stars: Cantata
Choir & Orchestra Summer
& Autumn 1880
Manuscript.
Op.212
Welt Ende - Gericht - Neue Welt: Oratorium
World's End - Judgement - New World: Oratorio
Soloists, Choir & Orchestra Between 1879 & March 1881 Breitkopf & Härtel
1882-3
Also vocal score. SCH: Writing began 1879 and the larger part of 1880 was devoted to it. Finished March 1881, MR: 1879-1880.
  A Capella (8)
Op.97
Zehn Gesänge für Männerchor
Ten Songs for Men's Choir
Male Choir 1853 - 1863 Kahnt
1865
Op.122
Zehn Gesänge für Männerchor
Ten Songs for Men's Choir
Male Choir 1853 - 1863 Kahnt
1867
WoO.27
Vier Marianische Antiphonen nach dem Cantus firmus der römischen Kirche
Four Marian Antiphones after the Cantus Firmus of the Roman church.
Choir May 1868 Nordstern
1999
WoO.31
Kyrie und Gloria Choir 1869 Manuscript.
WoO.32
Pater Noster Choir 1869 Nordstern
1999
WoO.33
Ave Maria Double Choir 1869 Nordstern
1999
Op.195
Zehn Gesänge für Männerchor
Ten Songs for Men's Choir
Male Choir 1860 - 1870 Kahnt
1876
Op.198
Zehn Gesänge für gemischten Chor
Ten Songs for Mixed Choir
Mixed Choir 1860 - 1874 Seitz (later Ries & Erler)
1875

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