Die Tageszeiten, Op.209 (Raff, Joachim)

Sheet Music

Chorus Scores

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Schissel (2011/3/28)

PDF scanned by US-Wc
Schissel (2011/3/28)

Editor Louisa T. Cragin (1837–1886)
Publisher. Info. Boston: J. M. Russell, 1884. Plate 276.
Misc. Notes Files say version, not translation, by Mrs. Cragin/Craigin. No indication of accompaniment.
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General Information

Work Title Die Tageszeiten
Alternative. Title Concertante in Four movements
Composer Raff, Joachim
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. Op.209
Key C major
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 4 songs
  1. Im hellsten Licht erglänzt die Welt (in C. A capriccio.)
  2. Die Sonne sich neiget, der Abend, er steiget (in F major. Andante.)
  3. Still ist's nun (in F minor. Allegro.)
  4. Es ist mit Dunkel & Schatten verschwunden die lange Nacht (in C major. Allegro.)
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1877–1878
First Performance. 1880-01-12 — Wiesbaden, Royal Theatre: Wilhelm Jahn (conductor), Karl Faelten (piano)
First Publication. 1880 – Leipzig: Breitkopf und Härtel
Librettist Helene Raff (1865–1942) (under pseudonym Helge Heldt)
Language German
Average DurationAvg. Duration 41 minutes
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Romantic
Piece Style Romantic
Instrumentation chorus, piano, orchestra
Mixed Chorus (SATB)
Solo - piano
3 flutes (3rd also piccolo), 2 oboes, 2 clarinets, 2 bassoons
4 horns, 2 trumpets, 3 trombones, timpani, strings
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Misc. Comments

Publication of full score and orchestra and choral parts first announced in Hofmeister's Monatsbericht (1880), p.205.