4 Galop-caprices, Op.5 (Raff, Joachim)

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4 Galops brillants (1843)

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Editor First edition
Publisher. Info. Leipzig: Breitkopf und Härtel, n.d.[1844]. Plate 7053.
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4 Galop-caprices (1878)

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Publisher. Info. Leipzig: Breitkopf und Härtel, n.d.[1878].
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 4 Galop-caprices
Alternative. Title 4 Galops brillants
Composer Raff, Joachim
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. Op.5
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. IJR 43
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 4 galops / caprices:
  • 4 Galops brillants (1843)
  1. La Capricieuse
  2. La Coquette
  3. La Gracieuse
  4. La Baccante
  • 4 Galop-caprices (1878)
  1. Allegro
  2. Allegro
  3. Allegro
  4. Allegro
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1843 (first version), 1878 (second version)
First Publication. 1844 – Leipzig: Breitkopf und Härtel (first version)
1878 – Leipzig: Breitkopf und Härtel (second version).
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Romantic
Piece Style Romantic
Instrumentation piano
External Links Information about Op.5 and recording of Galop-caprice No.1 (1878 version) at Raff.org

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

Publication of 1843 version first announced in Monatsbericht (1844), p.134. Publication of 1878 version first announced in Monatsbericht (1878), p.235.