Ein deutsches Requiem, Op.45 (Brahms, Johannes)

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 I. Selig sind, die da Leid tragen
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 II. Denn alles Fleisch
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 III. Herr, lehre doch mich
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 IV. Wie lieblich sind deine Wohnungen
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Carolus (2010/10/27)

 V. Ihr habt nun Traurigkeit
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 VI. Denn wir haben hie
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 VII. Selig sind die Toten
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Carolus (2010/10/27)

TN-BrahmsOp45UC.jpg
Performers:

Kimberly Jones, soprano; Jeffrey Ray, baritone
University Chorus, Motet Choir, Members of the Rockefeller Chapel Choir
University of Chicago Orchestra / James Kallembach, conductor

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Chicago: University of Chicago Orchestra

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Creative Commons Attribution Non-commercial No Derivatives 3.0 [tag/del]

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From Internet Archive. Performed 30 May 2010, Mandel Hall.

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 I. Selig sind, die da Leid tragen
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 II. Denn alles Fleisch, es ist wie Gras
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 III. Herr, lehre doch mich
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 IV. Wie lieblich sind deine Wohnungen
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 V. Ihr habt nun Traurigkeit
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 VI. Denn wir haben hie keine bleibende Statt
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 VII. Selig sind die Toten
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Papalin (2011/7/1)

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Papalin (Recorder, Chorus)

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Papalin

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 Complete Score
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Ivdruiz (2008/10/12)

PMLP11297-BraWV, S. 177.pdf
Editor:

First edition

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Winterthur & Leipzig: J. Rieter-Biedermann, n.d.[1868]. Plate 592.

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Colour scan with digital watermark

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 Frontmatter (scan) (Preview)
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 Complete Score (scan) (Preview)
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 Complete Score (Preview)
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Carolus (2010/10/27)

TN-Brahms Werke Band 17 Breitkopf JB 89 Op 45 scan.jpg
Editor:

Eusebius Mandyczewski (1857-1929)

Publisher Info.:

Johannes Brahms: Sämtliche Werke, Band 17
Leipzig: Breitkopf & Härtel, 1926-27. Plate J.B. 89.

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Mineola: Dover Publications, 1987.

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 Introductiory material
I. Selig sind, die da Leid tragen

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 II. Denn alles Fleisch, es ist wie Gras
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 III. Herr, lehre doch mich
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 IV. Wie lieblich sind deine Wohnungen
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 V. Ihr habt nun Traurigkeit
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 VI. Denn wir haben hie keine bleibende Statt
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 VII. Selig sind die Toten
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Brahms - Ein deutsches Requiem - I.pdf
Editor:

Siegfried Ochs (1858-1929), German preface

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Leipzig: Ernst Eulenburg, n.d.(ca.1927), Plate E.E. 6054
Reissue (after 1950) - London, New York

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Parts

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 Flute 1, 2, Piccolo
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 Horn 1, 2 (in F, B basso, D, E, C), 3, 4 (in C basso, F, B basso, E)
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PMLP11297-Brahms-Op045.Flute.pdf
Editor:

Eusebius Mandyczewski (1857–1929)

Publisher Info.:

Leipzig: Breitkopf & Härtel, n.d.(1927). Plate Orch.B. 3218

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New York: Edwin F. Kalmus, n.d.(after 1933).

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Clarinets, Horns, and Trumpets vary keys each movement.
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II. Denn alles Fleisch, es ist wie Gras

 Violas I
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MartinPackham (2012/11/17)

PMLP11297-Brahms Dt-Requiem 2 viola-1.pdf
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Martin Packham

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Martin Packham

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Separate files for the triple-divisi section up to rehearsal H. The viola players in our orchestra had difficulty reading this section, so I made three separate parts.

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 Complete Score
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Afp0815 (2012/5/18)

SIBLEY1802.17590.1dcc-39087011310788score.pdf
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German

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Leipzig: J. Rieter-Biedermann, n.d. Plate 1081.

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 Complete Score
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Carolus (2008/8/5)

PMLP11297-Brahms-Op045vsP.pdf
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Leipzig: C.F. Peters, n.d.(ca.1920). Plate 10115

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Vanderbilt Music Lib. (2013/3/11)

PMLP11297-Brahms-Requiem-English.pdf
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New York: G. Schirmer, n.d. Plate 13748

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Arrangements and Transcriptions

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For 2 Pianos 4 hands (Grüters)

 Complete Score
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Morel (2011/10/24)

SIBLEY1802.16977.1eb9-39087011953538score.pdf
Arranger:

August Grüters (1841-1911)

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Leipzig: J. Rieter-Biedermann, 1908. Plate 2679

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 III. Herr, lehre doch mich
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 VII. Selig sind die Toten
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TN-JBrahms Ein deutsches Requiem, Op.45 arr ms cvr.jpg
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[Composer]

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Composer's manuscript, n.d. [ca.1868].

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 Complete Score
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Morel (2010/9/8)

PMLP11297-Brahms Op45 Deutsches requiem piano4hands.pdf
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[Composer]

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Winterthur: J. Rieter-Biedermann, n.d.[1868]. Plate 596.

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For Piano solo (Kirchner)

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Caprotti (2012/12/23)

PMLP11297-Brahms - 045 - Deutsches Requiem (2H Kirchner).pdf
Arranger:

Theodor Kirchner (1823–1903)

Publisher Info.:

Leipzig: J. Rieter-Biedermann, n.d.[1885]. Plate 1351.

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For Piano and Harmonium (Reinhard)

 V. Ihr habt nun Traurigkeit
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 Herr du bist wuerdig
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WillamBunting (2011/7/16)

PMLP11297-Brahms Reinhardt Sop solo.pdf
Arranger:

August Reinhard (1831-1912)

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Leipzig: J. Rieter-Biedermann, 1900. Plates 2342, 2343.

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II. Denn alles Fleisch, es ist wie Gras

For Harmonium Solo (Karg-Elert)
See: Auserlesene Stücke für Harmonium (Brahms, Johannes)

III. Selig sind die, die da Leid tragen

For Piano and Harmonium (Stade)

 Complete Score
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PMLP11297-Br req No 1 harm.pdf
Arranger:

Friedrich Wilhelm Stade (1817-1902)

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Leipzig: Rieter-Biedermann, 1887. Plate 1511.

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See: Auserlesene Stücke für Harmonium (Brahms, Johannes)

IV. Wie lieblich sind deine Wohnungen

For Piano and Harmonium (Stade)

 Complete Score
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PMLP11297-Brahms - 045 - Deutsches Requiem - Wie lieblich (2P F.Stade).pdf
Arranger:

Friedrich Wilhelm Stade (1817-1902)

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Winterthur: J. Rieter-Biedermann, n.d.[1888]. Plate 1510.

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Brahms requiem wie lieblich.pdf
Arranger:

Robert Schaab (1817–1887)

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Leipzig: Rieter-Biedermann, 1884. Plate 1310.

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General Information

Work Title Ein deutsches Requiem
Alternative Title A German Requiem
Composer Brahms, Johannes
Opus/Catalogue Number Op.45
Movements/Sections 7 movements
I. Selig sind, die da Leid tragen
Matthew 5:4, Psalm 126:5–6
II. Denn alles Fleisch, es ist wie Gras
1 Peter 1:24; James 5:7; 1 Peter 1:25; Isaiah 35:10
III. Herr, lehre doch mich
Psalm 39:5–8 (English verses 4–7); Wisdom of Solomon 3:1
IV. Wie lieblich sind deine Wohnungen
Psalm 84:2,3,5 (English verses 1,2,4)
V. Ihr habt nun Traurigkeit
John 16:22; Ecclesiasticus 51:35 (English verse 27); Isaiah 66:13
VI. Denn wir haben hie keine bleibende Statt
Hebrews 13:14; 1 Corinthians 15:51–52,54–55; Revelation 4:11
VII. Selig sind die Toten
Revelation 14:13
Year/Date of Composition 1865–68
First Performance 1867-12-1 Konzert der Gesellschaft der Musikfreunde in Wien (Nos.1 to 3)
1868-4-10 Bremer Dom (Nos.1 to 4, 6 to 7)
1869-2-18 Gewandhaus Leipzig (complete)
First Publication 1868 (November) – Winterthur: J. Rieter-Biedermann
  • Full score – Plate 592, 191 pages
  • Vocal score – Plate 593, 102 pages
  • Orch. parts– Plate 594, 26 parts
  • Chorus parts – Plate 595, 4 parts
Librettist Composer, after Martin Luther's translation of Biblical texts
Language German
Average Duration 72 minutes
Piece Style Romantic
Instrumentation Vocal soli and Mixed Chorus with Orchestra
Soprano, Baritone, Chorus (SATB)
2 flutes, piccolo, 2 oboes, 2 clarinets, 2 bassoons, contrabassoon (ad lib.)
4 horns, 2 trumpets, 3 trombones, tuba, timpani, organ (ad lib.)
harp (doubled ad lib.), string orchestra
External Links Wikipedia article
KDH Listening Guide
The Lied, Art Song, and Choral Texts Archive
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Version History

  • Composed for soloists, chorus and orchestra, 1865–68
  • Arranged for piano 4 hands by Brahms, 1868
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