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

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For Chorus and Orchestra (Composer)

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6 more: 2. Denn alles Fleisch • 3. Herr, lehre doch mich • 4. Wie lieblich sind deine Wohnungen • 5. Ihr habt nun Traurigkeit • 6. Denn wir haben hie • 7. Selig sind die Toten

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Performer Pages University of Chicago Orchestra (orchestra)
Performers Kimberly Jones (soprano), Jeffrey Ray (baritone)
University Chorus, Motet Choir, Members of the Rockefeller Chapel Choir
James Kallembach (conductor)
Publisher Info. Chicago: University of Chicago Orchestra
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Misc. Notes From archive.org. Performed 30 May 2010, Mandel Hall.
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Performer Pages Orchestre national de France (orchestra)
Performers Maria Stader (soprano), Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau (baritone)
Paul Kletzki (conductor)
Publisher Info. Radiodiffusion-télévision française, 1952.
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For Voices and Recorder Ensemble (Papalin)

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6 more: 2. Denn alles Fleisch, es ist wie Gras • 3. Herr, lehre doch mich • 4. Wie lieblich sind deine Wohnungen • 5. Ihr habt nun Traurigkeit • 6. Denn wir haben hie keine bleibende Statt • 7. Selig sind die Toten

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Sheet Music

Scores

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Editor First edition
Publisher. Info. Winterthur & Leipzig: J. Rieter-Biedermann, n.d.[1868]. Plate 592.
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Editor Eusebius Mandyczewski (1857-1929)
Publisher. Info. Johannes Brahms: Sämtliche Werke, Band 17
Leipzig: Breitkopf & Härtel, 1926-27. Plate J.B. 89.
Reprinted German Requiem in Full Score
Mineola: Dover Publications, 1987.
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7 more: Introductiory material / 1. Selig sind, die da Leid tragen • 2. Denn alles Fleisch, es ist wie Gras • 3. Herr, lehre doch mich • 4. Wie lieblich sind deine Wohnungen • 5. Ihr habt nun Traurigkeit • 6. Denn wir haben hie keine bleibende Statt • 7. Selig sind die Toten

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Publisher. Info. Leipzig: Ernst Eulenburg, n.d.(ca.1927). Plate E.E. 6054.
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Editor Eusebius Mandyczewski (1857-1929)
Publisher. Info. Leipzig: Breitkopf und Härtel, n.d.[1927]. Plate Orch.B. 3218.
Reprinted New York: Edwin F. Kalmus, n.d.(1933-70).
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Denn alles Fleisch, es ist wie Gras (No.2)

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Misc. Notes 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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Publisher. Info. Leipzig: J. Rieter-Biedermann, n.d. Plate 1081.
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Publisher. Info. Leipzig: C.F. Peters, n.d.(ca.1920). Plate 10115.
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Publisher. Info. New York: G. Schirmer, n.d. Plate 13748.
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Arrangements and Transcriptions

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For Voices, Mixed Chorus and Organ (Kengen)

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Arranger August Grüters (1841-1911)
Publisher. Info. Leipzig: J. Rieter-Biedermann, 1908. Plate 2679
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Publisher. Info. Leipzig: J. Rieter-Biedermann, n.d.[1885]. Plate 1351.
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For Piano and Harmonium (Reinhard)

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Arranger August Reinhard (1831-1912)
Publisher. Info. Leipzig: J. Rieter-Biedermann, 1900. Plates 2342, 2343.
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Selig sind die, die da Leid tragen

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Wie lieblich sind deine Wohnungen

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Publisher. Info. Leipzig: Rieter-Biedermann, 1884. Plate 1310.
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General Information

Work Title Ein deutsches Requiem
Alternative. Title A German Requiem
Name Translations 德意志安魂曲; Requiem Alemão; Niemieckie requiem; Немецкий реквием Брамса; Un requiem allemand; רקוויאם גרמני; 독일 레퀴엠; Réquiem alemán; เยอรมันเรควีม; Un Rèquiem alemany; Német requiem; ドイツ・レクイエム; Ein Deutsches Requiem; Німецький реквієм; Requiem; رکوئیم آلمانی
Name Aliases 德文安魂曲; Немецкий реквием; Requiem allemand; הרקוויאם הגרמני; Un requiem aleman; Un réquiem aleman; Un requiem alemán; Requiem alemán; Réquiem aleman; Requiem aleman; Ein Deustches Requiem; Un Réquiem alemán; German Requiem; Rèquiem alemany; Saksalainen sielumessu; Saksalainen sielunmessu; Requiem tedesco; Brahms-Requiem; Deutsches Requiem; ドツレク; ドイツレクィエム; ドイツレクイエム; ドイツ・レクィエム; Eit tysk rekviem; Det tyske Requiem; Ein deutsches requiem.
Authorities WorldCat; Wikipedia; VIAF: 306402664; LCCN: n84157807; GND: 300024975; BNF: 139089476
Composer Brahms, Johannes
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. Op.45
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. IJB 28
Key F major
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 7 movements:
  1. Selig sind, die da Leid tragen.
    Ziemlich langsam und mit Ausdruck (F major, 176 bars)
  2. Denn alles Fleisch es ist wie Gras.
    Langsam, marschmäßig (B-flat minor, 359 bars)
  3. Herr, lehre doch mich.
    Andante moderato (D minor, 172 bars), Fugue (D major, 36 bars)
  4. Wie lieblich sind deine Wohnungen.
    Mäßig bewegt (E-flat major, 179 bars)
  5. Ihr habt nun Traurigkeit.
    Langsam (G major, 85 bars)
  6. Denn wir haben hie keine bleibende Statt.
    Andante (C minor, 207 bars), Allegro (C major, 142 bars)
  7. Selig sind die Toten.
    Feierlich (F major, 166 bars)
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1865–68
First Performance. 1869-02-18 in Leipzig, Gewandhaus (complete)*
Emilie Bellingrath-Wagner (soprano), Dr. Kückl (baritone),
Gewandhaus chorus, orchestra, Carl Reinecke (conductor)
First Publication. 1868 (November) – Winterthur: J. Rieter-Biedermann*
Librettist Composer, after Martin Luther's translation of Biblical texts
  1. Matthew 5:4, Psalm CXXVI, verses 5–6
  2. 1 Peter 1:24; James 5:7; 1 Peter 1:25; Isaiah 35:10
  3. Psalm XXXIX, verses 5–8 (English verses 4–7); Wisdom of Solomon 3:1
  4. Psalm LXXXIV, verses 2,3,5 (English verses 1,2,4)
  5. John 16:22; Ecclesiasticus 51:35 (English verse 27); Isaiah 66:13
  6. Hebrews 13:14; 1 Corinthians 15:51–52,54–55; Revelation 4:11
  7. Revelation 14:13
Language German
Average DurationAvg. Duration 72 minutes
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Romantic
Piece Style Romantic
Instrumentation Voices: soprano, baritone; mixed chorus (SATB)
Orchestra: piccolo, 2 flutes, 2 oboes, 2 clarinets, 2 bassoons, contrabassoon (ad lib.)
4 horns, 2 trumpets, 3 trombones, tuba
timpani, organ (ad lib.), harp (doubled ad lib.), strings
Discography WP discography
Authorities VIAF
External Links Wikipedia article
KDH Listening Guide
The Lied, Art Song, and Choral Texts Archive
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Extra Information *Composition, arrangement, performance, publication

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