Cantata on the Death of Emperor Joseph II, WoO 87 (Beethoven, Ludwig van)




Search key:

Javascript not enabled.

Sheet Music

Full Scores

PDF scanned by Piupianissimo
Piupianissimo (2014/3/14)

PDF scanned by D-Mbs
CBo (2010/3/17)

Editor First edition
Publisher. Info. Ludwig van Beethovens Werke, Serie 25: Supplement, Gesang-Musik, Nr.264
Leipzig: Breitkopf und Härtel, n.d.[1862-90]. Plate B.264.
Misc. Notes scan: score scanned at 600dpi (High Quality Scanning). See Hofmeister's Monatsbericht (1888), p.158.
Javascript is required for this feature.

Javascript is required to submit files.

General Information

Work Title Cantata on the Death of Emperor Joseph II
Alternative. Title
Composer Beethoven, Ludwig van
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. WoO 87
Key C minor
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 7
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1790
First Performance. 1884 November, Vienna
First Publication. 1888
Librettist Severin Anton Averdonk (1768-1817)
Language German
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Romantic
Piece Style Classical
Instrumentation Soli (SB), chorus (SSATB), orchestra
2 flutes, 2 oboes, 2 clarinets, 2 bassoons, 2 horns, strings

Misc. Comments

According to Thayer, not performed or published until their rediscovery by Hanslick in the 1880s. First published in the above Beethoven edition