Richard Birnbach


Typical cover (1930)
Color cover
Volksausgabe (cheap edition) cover ca. 1920

Contents

History

This Berlin firm was founded by Richard Birnbach in 1911. In 1934 the company acquired Verlag Dreililien. Prominent in the firm's catalog were the works of Emil von Reznicek.

After the war it moved to Munich (1965) and is still in business, currently located near Augsburg.

Imprints, Addresses, Agencies

Imprints

  • Dreililien (Richard Birnbach)
  • Richard Birnbach
  • Verlag von Richard Birnbach
  • Birnbach's Volks-Ausgabe

Addresses

  • Aubinger Strasse
  • 82166 Lochham

Plate Numbers

Plate Prefix R.B.

Richard Birnbach's plate numbers were issued in a regular chronological fashion. Plate numbers are in the format of R.B. ####. Dates in italics are estimated.

Plate Composer Work Year
0142 Folk Songs Was die Wandervögel singen (vol.1)
0449 Jessel Schwarzwaldmädel (waltz arr. for piano) 1917
0450 Folk Songs Was die Wandervögel singen (vol.2)
0718 Folk Songs Was die Wandervögel singen (vol.3)
0738 Leoncavallo Brise de mer
1035 Folk Songs Was die Wandervögel singen (vol.4)
1499 Reznicek Die wunderlichen Geschichten des Kapellmeisters Kreisler (selections arr. piano) 1923
1503-1504 Reznicek String Quartet in D minor (score & parts) 1923
1532 Reznicek Die wunderlichen Geschichten des Kapellmeisters Kreisler (selections arr. salon orch.) 1923
1630 Reznicek Die Angst vor der Ehe (Walzer-Entracte arr. for piano) 1924
1666 Reznicek Ernster Walzer 1924
1667 Reznicek 7 Deutsche Volkslieder (1. Folge) 1924
1821-1823 Reznicek Symphonische Tänze (Nos.1, 2, 4) 1925
1881 Reznicek Symphony No.5 'Dance-Symphony' (full score) 1926
2401 Reznicek Der steinerne Psalm (full score) 1930
2419 Juon Violin Sonata No.3, Op.86 1930
2427 Juon Wind Quintet, Op.84 (score) 1930
2506-2507 Reznicek String Quartet in B-flat major (score & parts) 1932
2777 Graener 2 Piano Pieces, Op.59
2794 Reznicek 7 Deutsche Volkslieder (2. Folge) 1936

Plate Prefix B.V.A.

Birnbach's Volks-Ausgabe's plate numbers were issued in a regular chronological fashion. Plate numbers are in the format of B.V.A. ###. Dates in italics are estimated.

Plate Composer Work Year
153 Raff La polka de la Reine, Op.95
211 Raff Suite de morceaux pour les petites mains, Op.75 (No.2)

Authority Control

  • VIAF (Richard Birnbach Musikverlag)
  • VIAF (Verlag Richard Birnbach)
  • VIAF (Richard Birnbach (Firma))

Sources Consulted