List of works by Adolph Martin Foerster

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Works with Opus Number

  • Op.1 - 3 Songs (Philadelphia: T.A. Bacher, 1877)
  1. Du bist wie eine Blume (Oh Thou Art Like a Flower)
  2. Das Fischermädchen (Thou Pretty Fishermaiden)
  3. Im Walde wandl' ich und weine (With Tears Thro' the Forest I Wander)
  • Op.2 - 2 Songs (per Pazdírek)
  • Op.3 - Andante for piano (Chicago: Root & Sons, 1876)
  • Op.4 - The Fairy Boat for SATB and piano (New York: Wm. A. Pond & Co., 1876)
  • Op.5 - Valse Caprice for piano (Boston: Ditson)
  • Op.6 - 6 Lieder (Leipzig: Kahnt, 1878)
  1. Gleich und Gleich: „Du kleines blitzendes Sternelein“
  2. Wehmuth: „Ich kann wohl manchmal singen“
  3. „Im Rhein, im heiligen Strome“
  4. „Hör' ich das Liedchen klingen“
  5. Meeresstille: „Tiefe Stille herrscht im Wasser“
  6. „So wand’l ich wieder den alten Weg“
  • Op.7 - Nocturne for piano (Philadelphia: Theo. A. Bacher, 1877)
  • Op.8 - March-Phantasy for orchestra
  • Op.9 - Festival Music for orchestra
  • Op.10 - Thusnelda, Charakterstück nach Karl Schäfer's gleichnamigem Gedicht for orchestra (Leipzig: Rieter-Biedermann, 1881 - full score and parts)
  • Op.11 - 2 Compositions for piano (New York: C. H. Ditson & Co., 1879)
  1. Valse brillante
  2. Hunting Song
  • Op.12 - 3 Songs (New York: Edward Schuberth & Co., 1882)
  1. In der Fremde (In Strange Lands)
  2. Nebel (The Mists)
  3. Märchenkunde (Fairy Tale)
  • Op.13 - Sonnet for piano (New York: J. O. von Prochaźka, 1884)
  • Op.14 - 3 Sonatinas for piano (New York: J. O. von Prochaźka, 1884)
  1. in D minor
  2. in F major
  3. in E major
  • Op.15 - Fantasie for violin and piano (New York: J.O. von Prochaźka, 1885)
  • Op.16 - 2 Sonatinas for piano (Philadelphia: W.F. Shaw, 1885)
  1. in C major
  2. in G major
  • Op.17 - Romance et Mélodie (2 Pieces) for violin and piano (Leipzig: Schuberth, 1891)
  • Op.18 - 2 leichte Sonatinen for piano (Leipzig: Schuberth, 1889)
  1. in F major
  2. in D major
  • Op.19 - 2 Lieder for 4-part male chorus (Darmstadt: Thies, 1888)
  1. Mondlicht: „Wie liegt im Mondenlichte“
  2. Ständchen: „Es ist so schön, mit Harfenklang“
  • Op.20 - 2 Part Songs for female voices (Schmidt)
  1. Spring's Verdure
  2. May Song
  • Op.21 - Piano Quartet No.1 in E-flat major (Leipzig: Kahnt, 1888)
  • Op.22 - 2 Part Songs (Pittsburgh: Kleber)
  1. Bedouin's Prayer for male voices
  2. June Song for mixed voices
  • Op.23 - Love Song, ballad for soprano and orchestra
  • Op.24 - Ein Albumblatt for cello and piano (Leipzig: Kahnt, 1888)
  • Op.25 - 2 Songs (Boston: A.P. Schmidt, 1888)
  1. Abendlied (Evening Song)
  2. O frage nicht (Ask Not the Heather Grey)
  • Op.26 - Novellette for violin and piano (Leipzig: Schuberth, 1890)
  • Op.27 - 3 Pieces for piano
  1. Eros (Melodie) (Pittsburgh: H. Kleber & Bro., 1890)
  2. Etude
  3. Tarantella
  • Op.28 - Among Flowers, 11 songs (Pittsburgh: H. Kleber, 1889)
  1. Violets
  2. Sunflowers
  3. Love in a Rosebush
  4. Forget-me-not
  5. The Watersprite
  6. Among the Roses
  7. In Blossom Time
  8. Old Proverb
  9. Cradle Song
  10. On the Wild Rose Tree
  11. The Young Rose
  • Op.29 - Piano Trio in G minor (Berlin: Challier & Co., 1894)
  • Op.30 - 4 Songs for high voice and piano (Pittsburgh: Kleber, 1890)
  1. My Margaret
  2. To a Violet
  3. He Loves Me
  4. Fantasy
  • Op.31 - Suite No.1 'The Falconer' for orchestra. Manuscript score and parts in the Fleisher Collection.
  • Op.32 - Festival March for orchestra (New York: Carl Fischer, 1915)
  • Op.33 - String Quartet No.1
  • Op.34 - 2 Songs for high voice and piano (Pittsburgh: Kleber, 1892)
  1. I Saw Thee Weep
  2. Adoration
  • Op.35 - Symphonic Ode to Byron for orchestra
  • Op.36 - Suite for Violin and Piano (Leipzig: Breitkopf und Härtel, 1896)
  1. Novellette
  2. Intermezzo
  3. Duo
  • Op.37 - 2 Concert Etudes for piano (Chicago: C.F. Summy, 1893)
  1. Exultation
  2. Lamentation
  • Op.38 - 12 Phantasy-pieces for piano (Pittsburgh: Kleber, 1894)
  1. The evening star
  2. Sylvan Spirits
  3. Evening Bells
  4. Canon
  5. The Sea
  6. Harlequin
  7. Pretty Marie
  8. Triumphal March
  9. Antique
  10. Prelude
  11. Mazurka
  12. Homage to Rubinstein
  • Op.39 - 2 Pieces for cello and piano
  1. Cavatina (Leipzig: F. Schuberth, 1922)
  2. ?
  • Op.40 - Piano Quartet No.2
  • Op.41 - String Quartet No.2
  • Op.42 - 3 Lieder (Leipzig: Schuberth, 1897)
  1. Herbstblätter: „Kein Laut erschallt im öden Wald“
  2. Wildröslein: „Kühl in dem Schatten, geküsst von dem Thau“
  3. Am Meeresgestade: „Die Sonne sank, die Möve zieht nicht mehr“
  • Op.42 No.3 - Tarantelle for piano (Presser)
  • Op.43 - Dedication March for Orchestra (for dedication of Carnegie Hall, Pittsburgh 1895) (Leipzig: Breitkopf und Härtel, 1900 - full score and parts. Band arrangement published 1899.)
  • Op.44 - Hero and Leander, ballad for soprano and orchestra (autograph is at the Library of Congress)
  • Op.45 - 4 Songs (Pittsburgh: Kleber, 1897)
  1. The Grecian Isle
  2. She Walks in Beauty
  3. Shepherd's Lament
  4. When Thou Art Nigh
  • Op.46 - Suite in F major for piano (Pittsburgh: H. Kleber & Bro., 1898)
  • Op.47 - Suite No.2 for orchestra (New York: Carl Fischer, 1915)
  • Op.48 - Prelude to Goethe's 'Faust' for orchestra (won Pittsburgh Art Society prize in 1898) (New York: Carl Fischer, 1915)
  • Op.49 - 6 Songs (Pittsburgh: Kleber, 1900)
  1. Night in the Desert
  2. The Ocean
  3. Fair Rosalind
  4. A Hunting Song
  5. Unfathomable Sea
  6. A Sleeping Child
  • Op.50 - Sigrid, symphonic poem for orchestra
  • Op.51 - Verzweiflung (Call to Charon). Ballad for soprano and orchestra (Leipzig: F. Schuberth, 1924)
    • Library of Congress entry has "Call to Sharon".
  • Op.52 - Romanza
  • Op.53 - Violin Concerto
  • Op.53 - Album of Lyrics. Songs for medium voice and piano (Pittsburgh: Kleber, 1908)
  1. Nature and Song (Und was die Sonne glüht)
  2. The Water-lily
  3. Dreaming (Träumerei)
  4. An Old Melody (Es tönt in meinen Ohren)
  5. Love Seemeth Terrible
  6. Sleeping Love
  7. Stars Everywhere (Sterne überall)
  8. A Suggestion (Vorschlag)
  9. Nights of Music
  10. Farewell
  • Op.54 -
  • Op.55 - 6 Songs (Pittsburgh: Kleber, 1900)
  1. An Evening in Greece
  2. Sleep, Little Darling, Proposal
  3. Love's Philosophy
  4. Oh Fairest of the Rural Maids
  5. Serenade
  • Op.56 No.1 - Te Deum in D major for solo voices (SAT), mixed chorus (SATB), and organ (Pittsburgh: Kleber, 1901)
  • Op.56 No.2 - All Praise to Thee. Evening Hymn for mixed chorus and organ ad lib. (Pittsburgh: Kleber, 1901)
  • Op.57 - 6 Songs for high or medium voice and piano (Pittsburgh: Kleber, 1902)
  1. Endlose Liebe (Unceasing Love)
  2. Ein Fichtenbaum (The Fir-Tree)
  3. Es muß was Wunderbares sein (A Wondrous Thing 't Must Be)
  4. Frühzeitiger Frühling (Early Spring)
  5. Forester's Song
  6. Das Lenz ist da! (Spring is Here)
  • Op.58 - 2 Anthems for solo voice (S or A), mixed chorus (SATB), and piano (Pittsburgh: Kleber, 1903)
  1. Lead Us, Heavenly Father (ames Edmeston)
  2. The Sping Tide Hour (John S.B. Monsell)
  • Op.59 - At Twilight for orchestra
  • Op.60 - Tristram and Iseult for high voice and piano (Boston: Ditson, 1904)
  • Op.61 - Serenade-Trio for violin, cello, and piano (New York: Carl Fischer, 1915)
  • Op.62 - Works for Organ
  1. In Memoriam (Prelude in F minor) (Boston: Ditson, 1905)
  2. Prelude in A major (Boston: Ditson, 1905)
  3. Postlude in D minor (Boston: Ditson, 1906)
  4. Pastorale in A minor (Boston: Ditson, 1916)
  • Op.63 - Greek Love Songs for high voice and piano (Pittsburgh: H. Kleber & Bro., 1906)
  1. Time's Revenges
  2. Love in the Wine
  3. The Light of Love
  4. Bittersweet
  5. Rekindling the Flame
  6. Purity of Love
  7. Kiss within the Cup
  8. After the Revel
  9. Love Aflame
  • Op.64 - Garland of Songs (Pittsburgh: Kleber, 1906)
Book 1 (for medium voice)
  1. Song of the Soul
  2. The Starless Night
  3. The Starlit Night
  4. The Robin's Lullaby
  5. 'Tis the Last Rose of Summer
  6. The silent sea
Book 2 (for high voice)
  1. To the Beloved
  2. Love Me if I Live
  3. Heart Song
  4. Love Alone
  5. Enraptured
  6. Sun of the Sleepless
  • Op.65 - 4 Love Songs (Pittsburgh: H. Kleber & Bro., 1908)
  1. I Love Thee (Thomas Hood)
  2. Love Thee, Dearest? (Thomas Moore)
  3. Love's Litany (Wallace Bruce)
  4. To See Thee, to Love Thee (Thomas Moore)
  • Op.66 - 2 Psalms for high voice and piano (or organ?) (Pittsburgh: H. Kleber, 1908)
  1. How Long Wilt Thou: Psalm 13
  2. The Lord is My Shepherd: Psalm 23
  • Op.67 - Child Lyrics (Pittsburgh: H. Kleber, 1909). From Robert Louis Stevenson's Child's Garden of Verses. Some autograph material @ Library of Congress.
  1. Where Go the Boats?
  2. Fairy Bread
  3. Song of Bed-time
  4. The Friendly Cow
  5. The Swing
  • Op.68 - Songs for 4-part male chorus. A version edited by Theodore M. Finney was published as part of the Pitt Glee Club Series (Pittsburgh: Volkwein Bros., 1937).
  1. Sunday in Spring
  2. The Voyagers
  3. ?
  4. Summer Night
  • Op.69 - Second Album of Lyrics (Pittsburgh: H. Kleber, 1909)
Book 1 (for medium voice)
  1. Twilight reverie (In der Dämmerung)
  2. Swan song (Schwanenlied)
  3. Love (Liebe)
  4. Absolved (Die Ablösung)
  5. Midnight Reverie (Nacht-Phantasie)
  6. A Tear (Die Träne)
  7. Withered Flowers (Welke Blumen)
  8. Where e'er I Am (Wo ich bin)
  9. If Thou Must Depart (Wenn du scheiden musst)
Book 2 (for high voice)
  1. At Night (Des Nachts)
  2. Row Gently, My Gondolier (Leis' rudern mein Godolier)
  3. Longing (Sehnsucht)
  4. Through the Wood (Durch den Wald)
  5. In March (Im März)
  6. Inquiry (Anfrage)
  7. Evening Love Song (Liebeslied)
  • Op.70 - A Wreath of Songs (New York: J.H. Remick, 1910)
  1. With Moonlight Beaming
  2. Finland Love Song
  3. O Fair, O Pure!
  4. Cupid Armed
  5. Nubian Girl's Song
  6. Hidden Love
  • Op.71 - 2(?) Songs for voice and piano with violin obbligato (New York: Carl Fischer, 1915?)
  1. My Harp
  2. If in Loving, Singing
  • Op.72 - 2 Songs for medium voice and piano (Pittsburgh: H. Kleber, 1910)
  1. Gefangen (Enslaved)
  2. Ein Reif ist gefallen (A Blight has Fallen)
  • Op.73 - 2? Songs for high voice and piano (Pittsburgh: Kleber, 1910)
  1. Love's silence
  2. Those Eyes of Thine
  • Op.74 - 2? Songs for medium voice and piano (Pittsburgh: H. Kleber, 1911)
  1. The Indian Maid (Thomas Moore?)
  2. Calm be Thy Sleep (Thomas Moore)
  • Op.75 - 2? Songs for medium voice and piano (Pittsburgh: H. Kleber, 1911)
  1. Alone (Claiborne Addison Young)
  2. Here Sleeps the Bard (Thomas Moore)
  • Op.76 - 3 Songs for medium voice and piano (New York: Carl Fischer, 1911)
  1. Song of the Woods (Waldhornklänge) (Karl Schäfer)
  2. A Dream (Thomas Moore)
  3. An Evening Song (Ein Abendlied) (Karl Schäfer)
  • Op.77 - Nocturne-Epigram for organ
  • Op.78 -
  • Op.79 -
  • Op.80 - Love Visions. Song for high voice and orchestra (Leipzig: F. Schuberth, 1922)
  • Op.81 - American Ode for orchestra (Leipzig: F. Schuberth, 1922)
  • Op.82 -
  • Op.83 - Piano Trio in D major (Leipzig: F. Schuberth, 1922)
  • Op.84 -
  • Op.85 - The Enchanter's Dream (Des Zauberers Traum) for string orchestra (Leipzig: F. Schuberth, 1922)

Works without Opus Number

  • Ave Maria (Praise Jehovah). Song for medium voice, violin, and organ (Cincinnati: Church, 1903)
  • Ave verum (Resignation). Song for mixed chorus (SATB) and organ ad lib. (Pittsburgh: H. Kleber, 1904)
  • 2 Ballads (Boston: H.B. Stevens Co., 1893)
  1. ?
  2. My Dream (W.T. English)
  • Christ is Our Corner-stone. Anthem for solo voices (ST), chorus (SATB), and organ (Pittsburgh: H. Kleber, 1905)
  • Christ the Lord is Risen. Easter Song (Chicago: C.F. Summy, 1905)
  • Eternal Light. Song for medium voice and piano (Cincinnati: Church, 1901)
  • Exaltation. Prelude for organ in C major (New York: E. Schuberth, 1910)
  • Georgian Boat Song. Song for male chorus (TTBB) (Boston: C.C. Birchard, 1926)
  • I Love Thee. Song for high voice and piano (Philadelphia: Hatch Music Co., 1899)
  • Improvisation on an Album Leaf by Theodor Kirchner for piano (Philadelphia: W.F. Shaw, 1878)
  • Jesus, Lover of My Soul. Sacred song for medium voice and piano (Boston: O. Ditson Co., 1904)
  • Joy to the World (Isaac Watts). Song for high voice and piano (New York: J.H. Remick, 1909)
  • Lead, Kindly Light for solo voice, mixed chorus (SATB), and organ (Pittsburgh: H. Kleber, 1907)
  • Lieder und Gesänge. Manuscript songs (45 pages) ca.1870-ca.1879. Collection of the Allegheny County Library Association. Collection appears to include the manuscripts of some items published with opus numbers.
  1. Weihnachtslieder
  2. Du bist wie eine Blume (Oh thou art like a flower)
  3. Winterlied
  4. Wenn die ersten Veilchen blühn
  5. So wand'l ich wieder den alten Weg
  6. Wenn die Reb' im Safte schwillt
  7. Im Vorübergehen
  8. Ständchen
  9. Wenn ich auf dem Lager liege
  10. Wie kannst du ruhig schlafen
  11. Frühlingslied
  12. Wehmuth
  13. Am Rhein im heiligen Strome
  14. Verrathene Liebe
  15. Märchenkunde
  16. Im Walde wandl' ich und weine (With tears through the forest I wander)
  17. Perlenfischer
  18. Frühlingswonne
  19. Ich stand in dunkeln Träumen
  20. In der Fremde
  21. Nebel
  22. Du bist wie eine Blume (Oh thou art like a flower)
  23. Hör ich das Liedchen klingen (On hearing the strains enthralling)
  24. Meeresstille (The ocean at rest)
  25. Vom Gebirge
  • The Lord is King. Sacred song for medium voice and piano (Boston: O. Ditson Co., 1904)
  • The Lord's Prayer. Song for mixed chorus (Pittsburgh: H. Kleber, 1903)
  • The Messiah. Song for high voice and piano (Cincinnati: Church, 1900)
  • Out of the Deep (De profundis; Psalm 130). Song for solo voices (SB), chorus (SATB), and organ (Pittsburgh: Kleber, 1905)
  • Prelude for organ in D major (Chicago: C.F. Summy Co., 1908)
  • Praise the Lord. Song for medium voice and piano (Cincinnati: Church, 1903)
  • The Resurrection. Song for soprano solo, mixed chorus (ATB - ad lib., and piano (Cincinnati: Church, 1901)
  • Serenade from The Spanish Student'. Song for voice and piano (Philadelphia: F. Shaw, 1879)
  • Slumber Song (Cleveland: J.H. Rogers, 1888)
  • The Spacious Firmament. Song with piano or organ accompaniment (Milwaukee: Rohlfing Sons Music Co., 1902)
  • Thy Presence, Lord Devine (Robert Allen Scott). Song for medium voice and piano (Chicago: C.F. Summy, 1911)
  • 'Tis All for Thee. Song for voice and piano (Holograph manuscript, 1918 (May 8). Collection of the Allegheny County Library Association.
  • When All Thy Mercies. Song for soprano solo, mixed chorus (SATB), and organ (New York: Hinds & Noble, 1904)