Raabe & Plothow

typical cover (1887)
typical cover (1899)
typical Fr. Luckhardt-imprint Berlin cover (1890s)
typical Luckhardt-imprint Stuttgart cover (1902)



Raabe & Plothow operated in Berlin from 1880, having bought Friedrich Luckhardt's music publishing business, (originally in Kassel) in 1879. It published vigorously (700 items in 20 years) covering many works by Carl Reinecke, Wilhelm Taubert, Jules de Swert (cello), Wilhelm Fitzenhagen (cello), Fabian Rehfeld (violin), Max Eichhorn (violin), Siegfried Ochs (vocal), Max Stange (vocal), Albert Levinsohn (vocal), and Hermann Voigt (vocal).

Imprints, Addresses, Agencies

  • Raabe & Plothow (M. Raabe)
  • Raabe & Plothow
  • Friedrich Luckhardt (Berlin 1876-96) (or 1889-96?)
  • Fr. Luckhardt

Plate Numbers

Raabe & Plothow's plate numbers were issued in a regular chronological fashion. Plate numbers are in the format of R. #### P. or simply ####. Dates in italics are estimated.

Plate Composer Work Year
0894 Becker Bolero (score&part) 1884
0918 Taubert String Quartets, Op.32 (pts)
1158 Ochs Der Handschuh 1882
1206 Herman Orientalischer Spruche 1883
1388 Hallén Die Todteninsel, Op.45 (full score) 1899
1427-30 Genss 4 Lieder, Op.10 1895
1845 Taubert String Quartet in D minor, Op.63 (pts)
Plate #Full PlateComposerWorkIMSLP #Full YearYear

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