Gesang der Parzen, Op.89 (Brahms, Johannes)

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Publisher. Info. Berlin: N. Simrock, 1883. Plate 8317.
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Editor Eusebius Mandyczewski (1857-1929)
Publisher. Info. Johannes Brahms: Sämtliche Werke, Band 19: Chorwerke mit Orchester III
Leipzig: Breitkopf & Härtel, 1926-27. Plate J.B. 95.
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General Information

Work Title Gesang der Parzen
Alternative. Title Song of the Fates
Composer Brahms, Johannes
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. Op.89
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. IJB 35
Key F major
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's Maestoso
Text Incipit Es fürchte die Götter
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1882
First Performance. 1882-12-10, Basle
First Publication. 1883 (February) - Berlin: N. Simrock.
  • Full score - Plate 8317
Librettist Johann Wolfgang von Goethe (1749–1832)
Language German
Dedication Georg, Duke of Sachsen-Meiningen
Average DurationAvg. Duration 12 minutes
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Romantic
Piece Style Romantic
Instrumentation mixed chorus (SAATBB),
2 flutes (2nd also Piccolo), 2 oboes, 2 clarinets, 2 bassoons, contrabassoon
4 horns, 2 trumpets, 3 trombones, tuba, timpani, strings
External Links Wikipedia article
The Lied, Art Song, and Choral Texts Archive
KDH Listening Guide

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