Welt-Ende, Gericht, Neue Welt, Op.212 (Raff, Joachim)
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|Work Title||Welt-Ende, Gericht, Neue Welt|
|Alternative Title||Oratorium nach Worten der heiligen Schrift zumal der Offenbarung Johannis|
|Movements/Sections||3 sections, 35 numbers altogether|
|Year/Date of Composition||1879-81|
|First Publication||1882 – Leipzig: Breitkopf & Härtel|
|Librettist||Joachim Raff, based upon Biblical texts|
|Composer Time Period||Romantic|
|Instrumentation||Voices: mezzo-soprano, baritone + mixed chorus|
A 1986 performance organized by, I think, the Empfingen town council led to a 1987 LP from Breitkopf's recording arm, the only commercial recording of this work so far. HMB and raff.org have 1882 (though early 1882- might have been published in 1881 - for HMB) for the publication of opus 212. One of Raff's very last works (he died the year it was published); more detailed description above. (Schissel)
Publication of the full score and orchestra parts announced in.