Christus ist geboren, S.32 (Liszt, Franz)

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1st version, S.32/1

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Editor Philipp Wolfrum (1854-1919)
Publisher. Info. Musikalische Werke. Serie V, Band 6 (pp.39)
Leipzig: Breitkopf & Härtel, 1936. Plate F.L. v 30.
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2nd version, S.32/2

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Editor Philipp Wolfrum (1854-1919)
Publisher. Info. Musikalische Werke. Serie V, Band 6 (pp.41)
Leipzig: Breitkopf & Härtel, 1936. Plate F.L. v 31.
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3rd version. S.32/3

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Editor Philipp Wolfrum (1854-1919)
Publisher. Info. Musikalische Werke. Serie V, Band 6 (pp.42)
Leipzig: Breitkopf & Härtel, 1936. Plate F.L. v 32.
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Editor Roar Kvam
Language German
Publisher. Info. CPDL, 2007
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Arrangements and Transcriptions

For Piano solo (Liszt)

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Editor Imre Mező (b. 1932)
Imre Sulyok (1912-2008)
Publisher. Info. Neue Liszt-Ausgabe. Serie 1, Band 15 (pp.162)
Budapest: Editio Musica, 1982. Plate Z.8253.
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General Information

Work Title Christus ist geboren II
Alternative. Title Weihnachtslied II
Composer Liszt, Franz
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. S.32/1-3 ; LW.J15b/1-3 (3 versions)
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. IFL 61
Key F major (S.32/1)
G major (S.32/2-3)
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 1 section
Andante pietoso, S.32/1 (F major, 21 bars)
Andante pietoso, S.32/2* (G major, 21 bars)
Andante pietoso, S.32/3 (G major, 15 bars)
Text Incipit Aeolsharfen, tönt es wieder
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1863
First Publication. 1865 - Berlin: Bote & Bock (original and arrs.)
Librettist Theophil Landmesser
Language German
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Romantic
Piece Style Romantic
Instrumentation mixed chorus (SATB), organ or harmonium
male chorus (TTBB), organ (ad lib.)
female chorus (SSA)
Extra Information *The 2nd "version" (S.32/2) is really an arrangement of the first. For S.32/3, the 6-bar postlude (ad lib. in S.32/2) is omitted. For Liszt's alternative setting of the same text, see Christus ist geboren, S.31

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Version History

  • Composed for mixed chorus and organ (or harmonium), 1863 (= S.32/1)
  • Revised for male chorus (with organ postlude ad lib.), 1863 (= S.32/2)
  • Revised for unaccompanied female chorus, 1863 (= S.32/3)
  • Arranged for solo piano, 1864 (= S.502)