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Opus Num

No. 1, Aux Champs de Vlemincks. No. 2, La Chapelle abandonnée. No. 3, Ce qu’on entend sur la Montagne.
  • Op.12. Ballade No.2 in A minor. Seitz, 1869.
  • Op.13. Souvenir. Mélodie p. Vclle av. Pfte. Forberg, 1869.
  • Op.14.
  • Op.15.
  • Op.16. 2 Pieces for Cello and Piano. N. Simrock, 1870.
  • Op.17. Scherzo Capriccioso for Cello and Piano
  • Op.18.
  • Op.19. Une Larme. Mélodie p. Vclle av. Pfte. Praeger & Maier, 1871.
  • Op.20. Ballade No.3 in B-flat. Praeger & Maier, 1871.
  • Op.21. 2me Mazourke Bremen, Praeger & M.
  • Op.22. Album lyrique. Breslau: Hainauer, 1871.
1re Livre. Regret. Souvenir d’Enfance. Plainte.
2me – Le Papillon. Heureux Message. Nocturne.
3me – Reproche. Espoir. Au Pays natal.
  • Op.23. 4 Lieder. Berlin, Bote & B. 1872.
No. 1. Wasserfahrt (Ich stand gelehnet an den Mast.). No. 2. Wir wandeln, Liebchen. Deutsch u. holl. No. 3. Der wunde Ritter (Ich weiss eine alte Kunde.). No. 4. Vlämisches Gedicht (Dich lieb’ ich ewig.), deutsch u. holländ.
1re Suite, contenant les Etudes élémentaires.
2me Suite, contenant les Etudes progressives.
3me Suite, contenant les Etudes brillantes.
  • Op.29. 3 Duos de salon. Cassel, Luckhardt: 1873
No. 1. Barcarole – No. 2. Capriccioso. – No. 3. Mazurek
  • Op.30.
  • Op.31. 6 Lieder f. 1 Singst. m. Pfte. Mainz, Schott 1876.
No. 1. „Nur einmal noch möcht’ ich dich sehen“.
– 2. „Des Waldes Wipfel rauschen“.
– 3. Scheiden, Leiden: „Und bist du fern“.
4. „Die Fenster klär’ ich zum Feiertag“.
5. „Und willst du von mir scheiden“.
6. „Was weckst du, gold’nes Morgenroth“.
  • Op.32. Cello Concerto No.1 in D minor.
  • Op.33. Marche funèbre for piano. Published 1875 by Schott.
  • Op.34. Exercices et Préludes p. Violoncelle. Mainz, Schott 1875.
  • Op.35.
  • Op.36. Sérénade (G) p. Vcelle av. Orch/Piano Wien, Spina 1878.
  • Op.37.
  • Op.38. Cello Concerto No.2 in C minor. Spina, 1878.
  • Op.39
  • Op.40. Concertstück (Dm.) f. Vcello m. Pfte. Schott, 1883.
  • Op.41.
  • Op.42. Romance sans Paroles (E) p. Vcelle (or Violon) av. Piano. Schott, 1883.
  • 'Op.43.
  • Op.44. Impromptu in G minor for cello and piano. Brussels: Bertram, 1886.
  • Op.45. Le Désir. Morceau de Salon p. V. av. Piano. Brüssel, Bertram, 1886.
  • Op.46.. Rêverie (Em.) p. V. av. Piano. Brüssel, Bertram 1886.
  • Op.46. also Ave Maria p. 3 Voix de Femmes (ou 3 Voix d’Hommes) et Vcelle obl. av. Org. ou Piano. Schott, 1883.
  • Op.47. Pensée élégiaque p. 4 Vcelles. Brüssel, Schott. 1887.
  • Op.48. Le retour (die Rückkehr) : „Vallons, rempli de mes accords“ p. Chant, avec Orch. (ou Piano) Brüssel, Bertram.1887.
  • Op.49. Caprice burlesque sur des Airs populaires p. Vcelle av. Piano. Brussels: Bertram, 1886.
  • Op.50. Gradus ad Parnassum, ou le mécanisme moderne du violoncelle. Leipzig, 1888.
  • Op.51. Gavotte allemande p. Vcelle av. Piano. Brüssel, Schott.1888

No Opus Num

  • Cello Concerto No.3
  • Elegy for cello and piano, 1925.
  • Cello Method (treatise on the Violoncello), Novello, 1882
  • Die Albigenser, Opera, 1878. Published by Pohl, 1883.
  • Graf Hammerstein, Opera, 1884 (After Wilhelm Jacoby. Premiered Mainz, 1884 February 7. Published (1885) parts mostly at Liszt Hochschule, Weimar. RISM 280000806 - notes that this is, in some sources (e.g. Bartels), confused with Wilbrandt's play of the same name premiered in 1873 in Weimar. Libretto has been digitized by BSB.)
  • Symphony


  1. Impromptu Op 90 No.3
  2. Impromptu Op 94 No.2
  3. Impromptu Op 94 No.3
  4. mpromptu Op 94 No.6
  • 6 Original Consolations (small pieces for solo piano) by Liszt were arranged for cello and piano by Jules de Swert (1849-1850) (B&H 1870)
(cello versions by Jules de Swert, very highly praised by Liszt himself!)
  • Consolation No.1
  • Consolation No.4
  1. Air 2 Gavotten Bach
  2. Siziliano W.F. Bach
  3. Adagio Boccherini
  4. Courante Sarabande 2 Minuetten G dur Bach
  5. Sarabande2 Gavotten Dm Bach
  6. Sarabande 2 Loures C Bach
  7. Sarabande 2 Loures Es Bach
  8. Sarabande 2 Gavotten (violon D) Bach
  9. No. 9. Scarlatti, Al., Povero pellegrina. Andantino espressivo (m. unbeziffertem Bass nach einem Manuscript der Bibliothek zu Paris).
  10. Lotti Ant., Pur dicesti. Aria..
  11. Sacchini, Ant., Aria (C).
  12. Kirnberger, J.Th., Adagio (B) [nach einem Manuscript d. kgl. Bibliothek zu Berlin]. 1871.
  13. Andante a. d. ital. Concert. Joh. Seb. Bach
  14. Adagio (Am.).Joh. Seb. Bach
  15. Andante (D)..Joh. Seb. Bach
  16. Andante (A).Joh. Seb. Bach
  17. Andante (Fism.).Joh. Seb. Bach
  18. Adagio (Hm.).Joh. Seb. Bach
  19. Adagio (D).Joh. Seb. Bach
  20. Siciliano (Cm.).Joh. Seb. Bach
  21. Adagio (Es).Joh. Seb. Bach
  22. Largo (Fm.). Joh. Seb. Bach
  • Les grands Maîtres. Morceaux choisis p. Vcelle (ou V.) et Piano. (La Partie de V. arr. p. E.W. Ritter.) Mainz, Schott.1886.
No. 1. Bach, J.S., Andante.
No. 2. Händel, Larghetto. (Gm.).
No. 3. Veracini, Sarabande.
No. 4. Händel, Larghetto (F).
No. 5. Corelli, Andante.
No. 6. Locatelli, Cantabile.
No. 7. Bach, J.S., Adagio.
No. 8. Händel, Andante.
No. 9. Locatelli, Siciliano.
No. 10. Tartini, Largo.
No. 11. Pergolese, Andante.
No. 12. Locatelli, Aria.
No. 13. Tartini, Andante.
No. 14. Corelli, Adagio.
No. 15. Leclair, Andante.
  • Transcriptions de concert Mainz Schott
  1. Chopin Nocturne Op.15 No.1
  2. Chopin Nocturne Op.15 No.2
  3. Chopin Nocturne Op.15 No.3
  4. Chopin Nocturne Op.27 No.1
  5. Chopin Nocturne Op.27 No.1
  6. Chopin Nocturne Op.55
  • Oeuvres transcrites Leipzig Junne
  1. Schumann Berceuse
  2. Schumann Scherzando
  3. Field Nocturne No.1
  4. Field Nocturne No.2
  5. Field Nocturne No.3
  6. Melodie ecossaise
  7. Lully Gavotte (Cadmum)