Gaudeamus igitur, S.240 (Liszt, Franz)


Sheet Music


1st version

PDF scanned by Juilliard (color)
Funper (2008/7/22)

PDF scanned by Juilliard (mono)
Hobbypianist (2008/8/22)

Editor First edition
Publisher. Info. Breslau: Schuhmann, n.d.(1843). Plate J.H.953 (?)
Misc. Notes From the Ruth Dana Collection of Liszt Editions.
May have acquired JH plates if Hainauer acquired Schuhmann at a later date? Can someone clarify?
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General Information

Work Title Gaudeamus igitur
Alternative. Title Chanson des étudiants. Paraphrase
Composer Liszt, Franz
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. S.240/1 ; LW.A96/1 (1st version)
S.240/2 ; LW.A96/2 (2nd version)
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 1 piece
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1843 (1st version)
1853 (2nd version)
First Publication. 1843 (1st version)
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Romantic
Piece Style Romantic
Instrumentation Piano (solo)

Misc. Comments

Version History

  • Composed for solo piano, 1843 (= S.240/1), based on a traditional student song
Published 1843 by Schuhmann (Breslau)
  • Revised 1853 (= S.240/2)
Version not published

Not related to the later choral setting of the same song (S.71)