Scherzo, Op.3 (Raff, Joachim)



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1881 Version

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Publisher. Info. Leipzig: Breitkopf und Härtel, n.d.[1881].
Reprinted Joachim Raff. Pianoforte-Werke zu 2 Händen, 3 vols.
Leipzig: Breitkopf und Härtel, n.d.[1886]. Plate V.A. 563.
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General Information

Work Title Scherzo
Alternative. Title
Composer Raff, Joachim
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. Op.3
Key C minor
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 1
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1842, rewritten 1881
First Publication. 1844 – Leipzig: Breitkopf und Härtel (1842 version)
1881 – Leipzig: Breitkopf und Härtel (1881 version)
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Romantic
Piece Style Romantic
Instrumentation piano

Misc. Comments

As with Raff's Op.2, 4, 5, 6, 9, 10, 12, and 14 the second versions actually represent new compositions ("Nouvelles Edition, entièrement transformée" as listed in Hofmeister's catalog).

Publication of the 1842 version of Op.3 was first announced in Hofmeister's Monatsbericht (1844), p.86 (along with Opp.2 and 4).