List of compositions by Johannes Brahms

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The following is a list of compositions by the composer Johannes Brahms, classified by genre and type of work. The table is sortable (click on header of "#" column) by opus numbers (Op.), works without opus numbers (W.), appendix works (A.), and uncatalogued works (A. deest).

# Title Scoring Date Notes

Orchestra[edit]

Symphonies[edit]

Op. 68 Symphony No. 1 in C minor orchestra 1854–76 arr. for piano 4-hands 1877
Op. 73 Symphony No. 2 in D major orchestra 1877 arr. for piano 4-hands 1877;

arr. for 2 pianos published 1891 (not by Brahms?)

Op. 90 Symphony No. 3 in F major orchestra 1883 arr. for piano 4-hands 1883;

arr. for 2 pianos 1884

Op. 98 Symphony No. 4 in E minor orchestra 1884–85 arr. for piano 4-hands 1886;

arr. for 2 pianos 1887

Serenades[edit]

Op. 11 Serenade No. 1 in D major orchestra 1857–58 original version for wind/string octet 1857 (discarded), 2nd version for chamber nonet 1857 (lost);

revised for chamber orchestra 1858 (lost);

revised and adapted for full orchestra 1858–59;

arr. for piano 4-hands 1859–60

Op. 16 Serenade No. 2 in A major orchestra 1858–59 original version for full orchestra 1858 (lost?), 2nd version for chamber orchestra (no violin/trumpet/trombone/percussion) 1859;

revised 1875;

arr. for piano 4-hands 1875

Overtures[edit]

Op. 80 Academic Festival Overture orchestra 1880 arr. for piano 4-hands 1880
Op. 81 Tragic Overture orchestra 1880 arr. for piano 4-hands 1880

Other orchestra works[edit]

Op. 56a Variations on a Theme by Haydn ("Saint Anthony Variations") orchestra 1873 orchestration of Op. 56b

Concertante works[edit]

Piano concertos[edit]

Op. 15 Piano Concerto No. 1 in D minor piano, orchestra 1854–58 original version as Sonata for Two Pianos 1854 (Mvts 2 & 3 are Anh. 2a/2) (discarded), 2nd version as Symphony in D minor in 4 mvts (4th mvt never written) 1854–55 (Mvts 2 & 3 are Anh. 2a/2) (discarded), final version (Piano Concerto) in 3 mvts (only 1st mvt from previous versions, 2nd & 3rd mvts new) 1855–58;

two piano version 1855–56; revised 1859; r. for piano 4-hands 1864

Op. 83 Piano Concerto No. 2 in B major piano, orchestra 1878–81 4 mvts;

middle two mvts (Scherzo & Andante) arr. from the discarded middle two mvts (Anh. 2a/1) of the original version of the Violin Concerto Op. 77; arr. for 2 pianos 1881; cello solo theme of 3rd mvt arr. 1886 as a song Immer leiser wird mein Schlummer Op. 105 No. 2

Other concertos[edit]

Op. 77 Violin Concerto in D major violin, orchestra 1878 original version in 4 mvts, final version in 3 mvts: the previous middle two mvts (Scherzo & Andante, Anh. 2a/1) were removed and replaced by a single Adagio;

original version's two discarded middle mvts incorporated into Piano Concerto No. 2 Op. 83; rr. for violin and piano 1878

Op. 102 Double Concerto in A minor violin, cello, orchestra 1887

Chamber works[edit]

Sonatas[edit]

Violin sonatas[edit]
W. 2 Scherzo in C minor violin, piano 1853 written as the 3rd mvt of the F-A-E Sonata, the other 3 mvts written by Robert Schumann and Albert Dietrich;

Brahms' Scherzo published 1927 (entire Sonata published 1935)

Op. 78 Violin Sonata No. 1 in G major ("Rain Sonata") violin, piano 1878–79 the main recurring (cyclic) theme of all 3 mvts is taken from the common theme of two songs: Regenlied ("Rain song") & Nachklang ("Echo") Op. 59 Nos. 3 & 4
Op. 100 Violin Sonata No. 2 in A major violin, piano 1886 themes from the songs Op. 63 No. 5, Op. 97 No. 5, Op. 105 Nos. 1, 2, and 4 are used throughout the sonata
Op. 108 Violin Sonata No. 3 in D minor violin, piano 1886–88 4 mvts
Cello sonatas[edit]
Op. 38 Cello Sonata No. 1 in E minor cello, piano 1862 & 65

I–III: 1862
IV: 1865

originally 4 mvts, the 2nd mvt Adagio (Anh. 2a/9) was discarded, leaving the 3rd mvt Minuet to become the 2nd mvt;

3 mvt version arr. for viola and piano 1887

Op. 99 Cello Sonata No. 2 in F major cello, piano 1886
Clarinet (or Viola) sonatas[edit]
Op. 120 2 Clarinet Sonatas
  1. Clarinet Sonata No. 1 in F minor
  2. Clarinet Sonata No. 2 in E major
clarinet, piano 1894 alternate version: clarinet part may be played by violin;

arr. for viola and piano 1895

Piano and strings[edit]

Piano trios[edit]
A. 4/5 Piano Trio in A major piano, violin, cello 1853–55 discovered 1924; authorship doubtful, attributed to Brahms as an early composition, possibly written by Albert Dietrich;published 1938
Op. 8 Piano Trio No. 1 in B major/minor piano, violin, cello 1854, 2nd version 1889; Brahms wrote several other Piano Trios prior to November 1854 (Anh. 2a/6) when this one was published, including likely another composed concurrent with this one, all destroyed
Op. 87 Piano Trio No. 2 in C major piano, violin, cello 1880 & 82 Brahms wrote another Piano Trio concurrent to this one, in E major (Anh. 2a/7); in 1880 he had completed the 1st mvt Allegros of each, but they were put aside until 1882, when the E major Trio was destroyed and this Trio's remaining 3 mvts were written
Op. 101 Piano Trio No. 3 in C minor piano, violin, cello 1886
Piano quartets[edit]
Op. 25 Piano Quartet No. 1 in G minor piano, violin, viola, cello 1856–61 arr. for piano 4-hands 1870
Op. 26 Piano Quartet No. 2 in A major piano, violin, viola, cello 1861 arr. for piano 4-hands 1872
Op. 60 Piano Quartet No. 3 in C minor ("Werther Quartet") piano, violin, viola, cello 1875
Piano quintets[edit]
Op. 34 Piano Quintet in F minor piano, 2 violins, viola, cello 1864 original version as String Quintet for 2 violins, viola, 2 cellos written 1862 (destroyed later), 2nd version as Sonata for Two Pianos Op. 34 written 1863

Clarinet[edit]

Op. 114 Clarinet Trio in A minor clarinet, cello, piano 1891 alternate versions: clarinet part may be played by viola or violin
Op. 115 Clarinet Quintet in B minor clarinet, 2 violins, viola, cello 1891

Horn[edit]

Op. 40 Horn Trio in E major horn (natural, in E), violin, piano 1865 theme of Trio section of 2nd mvt Scherzo taken from Albumblatt written 1853;

alternate versions: original ms specifies horn part may be played by cello; also later (1884 publication) by viola

A. 4/1 12 Etudes trumpet or horn authorship doubtful

String ensembles[edit]

String trios[edit]
A. 3/1 Trio "Hymn in Veneration of the Great Joachim" in A major 2 violins, cello/double bass 1853
String quartets[edit]
Op. 51 2 String Quartets
  1. String Quartet No. 1 in C minor
  2. String Quartet No. 2 in A minor
2 violins, viola, cello 1865–73 Brahms wrote 20 String Quartets prior to these two (Anh. 2a/5), all destroyed; both arr. for piano 4-hands 1873
Op. 67 String Quartet No. 3 in B major 2 violins, viola, cello 1875 arr. for piano 4-hands 1875
String quintets[edit]
Op. 88 String Quintet No. 1 in F major 2 violins, 2 violas, cello 1882 arr. for piano 4-hands 1882
Op. 111 String Quintet No. 2 in G major (Prater) 2 violins, 2 violas, cello 1890 arr. for piano 4-hands 1890
String sextets[edit]
Op. 18 String Sextet No. 1 in B major 2 violins, 2 violas, 2 cellos 1860 2nd mvt arr. for piano solo in 1860 as Theme and Variations in D minor Op. 18b;

arr. for piano 4-hands 1860–61

Op. 36 String Sextet No. 2 in G major 2 violins, 2 violas, 2 cellos 1864–65 arr. for piano 4-hands 1865–66

Keyboard[edit]

Piano solo[edit]

Piano sonatas[edit]
Op. 2 Piano Sonata No. 2 in F minor piano 1852 2nd mvt is a theme and variations on the old German Minnelied Mir ist leide
Op. 1 Piano Sonata No. 1 in C major piano 1853 2nd mvt is a theme and variations on the old German Minnelied Verstohlen geht der Mond auf, later set for female chorus and piano as Ständchen WoO 38 No. 20;

the ms is entitled Sonata No. 4; as Op. 2 was written before this one, Brahms wrote two other Piano Sonatas prior to this (Anh. 2a/15) that he destroyed

Op. 5 Piano Sonata No. 3 in F minor piano 1853
Variations[edit]
Op. 9 Variations on a Theme by Robert Schumann in F minor piano 1854
Op. 21 2 Sets of Variations
  1. 11 Variations on an Original Theme in D major
  2. 14 Variations on a Hungarian Melody in D major
piano 1854 & 57

1. 1857
2. 1854

Op. 18b Theme and Variations in D minor piano 1860 transcription of 2nd mvt of String Sextet No. 1 Op. 18;

published 1927

Op. 24 Variations and Fugue on a Theme by Handel in B major ("Handel Variations") piano 1861
Op. 35 Etudes for Piano: Variations on a Theme of Paganini piano 1863
A. 3/6 Variation on a Theme by Schumann in F minor piano 1868
Character pieces[edit]
Op. 4 Scherzo in E minor piano 1851
Op. 10 4 Ballades
  1. Ballade in D minor
  2. Ballade in D major
  3. Ballade in B minor
  4. Ballade in B major
piano 1854
A. 1a/7 Robert Schumann: Piano Quintet (Op. 44): Scherzo (arr. by JB) piano 1854
W. 3 2 Gavottes
  1. Gavotte in A major
  2. Gavotte in A minor
piano 1855
W. 4 2 Gigues
  1. Gigue in A minor
  2. Gigue in B minor
piano 1855 published 1927
W. 5 2 Sarabandes
  1. Sarabande in A minor
  2. Sarabande in B minor
piano 1854–55 published 1917
A. 3/3 Kreis Kanon ("Circle Canon") piano 1856
A. 3/2 Canon in F minor piano 1864
A. 3/5 Canon in D minor, on the theme of Robert Schumann's Waltz from Papillons (Op. 2 No. 7) piano
A. 1a/2 Christoph Willibald Gluck: Iphigénie en Aulide, Act II: Gavotte in A major (arr. by JB) piano 1871 published 1872
Op. 76 8 Pieces for Piano
  1. Capriccio in F minor
  2. Capriccio in B minor
  3. Intermezzo in A major
  4. Intermezzo in B major
  5. Capriccio in C minor
  6. Intermezzo in A major
  7. Intermezzo in A minor
  8. Capriccio in C major
piano 1878
Op. 79 2 Rhapsodies
  1. Rhapsody in B minor
  2. Rhapsody in G minor
piano 1879
Op. 116 7 Fantasies
  1. Capriccio in D minor
  2. Intermezzo in A minor
  3. Capriccio in G minor
  4. Intermezzo in E major
  5. Intermezzo in E minor
  6. Intermezzo in E major
  7. Capriccio in D minor
piano 1892
Op. 117 3 Intermezzi
  1. Intermezzo in E major
  2. Intermezzo in B minor
  3. Intermezzo in C minor
piano 1892
Op. 118 6 Pieces for Piano
  1. Intermezzo in A minor
  2. Intermezzo in A major
  3. Ballade in G minor
  4. Intermezzo in F minor
  5. Romance in F major
  6. Intermezzo in E minor
piano 1893
Op. 119 4 Pieces for Piano
  1. Intermezzo in B minor (Adagio)
  2. Intermezzo in E minor (Andantino un poco agitato)
  3. Intermezzo in C major (Grazioso e giocoso)
  4. Rhapsody in E major (Allegro risoluto)
piano 1893
Studies[edit]
A. 1a/1
Book 1
Studien (2 "Studies")

Book 1:

  1. Etude after Frédéric Chopin (Etude in F minor, Op. 25: No. 2)
  2. Rondo after Carl Maria von Weber (Piano Sonata No. 1 in C major, Op. 24: Finale)
piano 1852 & 62

1. 1852
2. 1862

published 1869
A. 1a/1
Book 2
Studien (3 "Studies")

Book 2:

  1. Presto after J.S. Bach (Violin Sonata No. 1 in G minor, BWV 1001: Finale) (1st Version)
  2. Presto after J.S. Bach (Violin Sonata No. 1 in G minor, BWV 1001: Finale) (2nd Version)
  3. Chaconne by J.S. Bach (Violin Partita No. 2 in D minor, BWV 1004: Chaconne) (arr. for left hand alone)
piano 1877 published 1878
A. 4/2 Study for the Left Hand, arr. of Franz Schubert's Impromptu in E (Op. 90 No. 2, D. 899 No. 2) piano despite the title, this is for two-hands: the "exercise" is for the dexterity of the left hand and basically consists of Schubert's treble (RH) and bass (LH) staves swapped;

authorship doubtful, possibly spurious, attributed to Brahms;

published 1927

W. 6 51 Übungen ("51 Exercises") piano 1850–93 published 1893
Cadenzas[edit]
W. 11 Cadenza for J.S. Bach's Concerto No. 1 in D minor (BWV 1052) harpsichord or piano 1855–61 published 1927
A. 4/7 Cadenza for Ludwig van Beethoven's Piano Concerto No. 3 in C minor (Opus 37): 1st mvt piano spurious, misattributed to Brahms, actually composed by Ignaz Moscheles;

published 1927

W. 12 2 Cadenzas for Ludwig van Beethoven's Piano Concerto No. 4 in G major (Opus 58)
  • Cadenza for 1st mvt
  • Cadenza for 3rd mvt
piano 1855–61 published 1927
W. 13 2 Cadenzas for Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart's Piano Concerto No. 17 in G major (K. 453)
  • Cadenza for 1st mvt
  • Cadenza for 2nd mvt
piano 1855–61 published 1927
A. 4/4 Cadenza for Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart's Piano Concerto No. 20 in D minor (K. 466): 1st mvt piano authorship doubtful
W. 14 Cadenza for Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart's Piano Concerto No. 20 in D minor (K. 466) piano 1855–61 published 1927
W. 15 Cadenza for Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart's Piano Concerto No. 24 in C minor (K. 491) piano 1855–61 published 1927
Other piano works[edit]
A. deest Française, on favourite opera themes
  1. La Visite
  2. La Gracieuse
  3. La Pastourelle
  4. La Giraffe
  5. La Prisonnière
piano 1836 spurious, published 1836 as by the pseudonymous composer "G. W. Marks", misattributed to Brahms (he was 3 years old at the time this was written and published)
A. 3/10 Rákóczy March piano 1853 incomplete, fragment
A. deest Albumblatt ("Album Leaf") in A minor (Allegro con espressioni) piano 1853 discovered April 2011[1], premiered by Craig Sheppard April 2011[2], published January 2012[3];

theme used in Trio section of 2nd mvt Scherzo of Horn Trio Op. 40

A. 2a/14 Suite in A minor piano 1855 unfinished: Prelude and Aria only;

formerly lost

A. 3/4 Piano Piece in B major piano 1859–62

Piano duo[edit]

Piano four-hands[edit]
A. 4/6 Souvenir de la Russie
  1. Hymne nationale russe de Lvoff (arr. of the Russian national anthem "God Save the Tsar" by Aleksey Lvov)
  2. Chansonette de Titoff (arr. of the song "The Branch" by Nikolai Titov)
  3. Romance de Warlamoff (arr. of the song "Don't You Wake Her at Dawn" by Aleksandr Varlamov)
  4. Le Rossignol de A. Alabieff (arr. of the song "The Nightingale" by Aleksandr Alyabyev)
  5. Chant bohémien (arr. of the Bohemian folksong "There's a Big Village on the Road")
  6. Chant bohémien: "Kosa" (arr. of the Bohemian folksong "The Plait")
piano 4-hands 1852 published as Transcriptions en forme de fantaisies sur des airs russes et bohémiens as "Op. 151" of the pseudonymous composer "G. W. Marks", probably misattributed to Brahms;

published 1852

A. 1a/3 Joseph Joachim: Hamlet Overture (Op. 4) (arr. by JB) piano 4-hands 1853–54
A. 1a/8 Robert Schumann: Piano Quartet (Op. 47) (arr. by JB) piano 4-hands 1855 published 1864
A. 2b/5 Robert Schumann: Piano Quintet (Op. 44) (arr. by JB) piano 4-hands 1857 lost?; a piano duet arrangement of this Quintet exists and has been published (mis?)attributed to Clara Schumann, which is likely this one by Brahms; Brahms is known to have given his manuscript to Clara in 1857, who edited it and made some small revisions; it isn't likely that she would then make a whole completely new version of her own from scratch
Op. 23 Variations on a Theme by Schumann ("Schumann Variations") piano 4-hands 1861
Op. 39 16 Waltzes
  1. Waltz in B major
  2. Waltz in E major
  3. Waltz in G minor
  4. Waltz in E minor
  5. Waltz in E major
  6. Waltz in C major
  7. Waltz in C minor
  8. Waltz in B major
  9. Waltz in D minor
  10. Waltz in G major
  11. Waltz in B minor
  12. Waltz in E major
  13. Waltz in C major
  14. Waltz in A minor
  15. Waltz in A major
  16. Waltz in D minor
piano 4-hands 1865 arr. for piano solo 1865 (keys for Nos. 13–16 transposed half-step down);

simplified arr. for piano solo 1865 (key for No. 6 transposed half-step down);

arr. for 2-pianos (unfinished, only Nos. 1, 2, 11, 14, 15 completed) (keys for Nos. 14 & 15 transposed half-step down)

W. 1
Book 1–2
Ungarische Tänze (10 "Hungarian Dances")

Book 1:

  1. Hungarian Dance in G minor
  2. Hungarian Dance in D minor
  3. Hungarian Dance in F major
  4. Hungarian Dance in F minor
  5. Hungarian Dance in F minor

Book 2:

  1. Hungarian Dance in D major
  2. Hungarian Dance in A major
  3. Hungarian Dance in A minor
  4. Hungarian Dance in E minor
  5. Hungarian Dance in E major
piano 4-hands 1858–68 published 1869;

arr. for piano solo in 1872;

Nos. 1, 3, 10 arr. for orchestra in 1873

A. 1a/6 Franz Schubert: 20 Ländler
1–16. 17 Ländler for piano solo (D. 366): Nos. 1–16 (arr. by JB)
17–20. 4 Ländler for piano 4-hands (D. 814) (arr. by JB)
1–16. piano 4-hands
17–20. piano
1869 D. 366 No. 17 for piano solo is the same Ländler as D. 814 No. 1 for piano duet; #17 in Brahms' set is a piano solo arr. of D. 814 No. 1, though markedly different from Schubert's piano solo version D. 366 No. 17;

published 1869

A. deest Christoph Willibald Gluck: Paride ed Elena: Gavotte in A major (arr. by JB) piano 4-hands [4] published 1901
Op. 52a Liebeslieder-Walzer ("Love Song Waltzes") piano 4-hands 1874 arr. of Op. 52
Op. 65a Neue Liebeslieder ("New Love Songs") piano 4-hands 1875 arr. of Op. 65
W. 1
Book 3–4
Ungarische Tänze (11 "Hungarian Dances")

Book 3:

  1. Hungarian Dance in D minor
  2. Hungarian Dance in D minor
  3. Hungarian Dance in D major
  4. Hungarian Dance in D minor
  5. Hungarian Dance in B major
  6. Hungarian Dance in F minor

Book 4:

  1. Hungarian Dance in F minor
  2. Hungarian Dance in D major
  3. Hungarian Dance in B minor
  4. Hungarian Dance in E minor
  5. Hungarian Dance in E minor
piano 4-hands 1879 published 1880
Two pianos[edit]
A. 1a/5 Joseph Joachim: Heinrich IV Overture (Op. 7) (arr. by JB) 2-pianos 1855 published 1902
A. 1a/4 Joseph Joachim: Demetrius Overture (Op. 6) (arr. by JB) 2-pianos 1856
Op. 34b Sonata for Two Pianos in F minor 2-pianos 1863 original version as String Quintet for 2 violins, viola, 2 cellos written 1862 (destroyed later), 3rd version as Piano Quintet Op. 34 written 1864
Op. 56b Variations on a Theme by Haydn ("Saint Anthony Variations") 2-pianos 1873 orchestrated as Op. 56a

Organ[edit]

A. 3/9 Henry Charles Litolff: Le Dernier Jour de la Terreur, symphonic drama (Op. 55) (arr. by JB) harmonium or piano 1852 fragment; Litolff's composition was later retitled and styled "Maximilien Robespierre, tragic overture"
W. 8 Fugue in A minor organ 1856 published 1864
W. 9 Prelude and Fugue in A minor organ 1856 published 1927
W. 10 Prelude and Fugue in G minor organ 1857 published 1927
W. 7 Chorale Prelude and Fugue on O Traurigkeit, o Herzeleid organ Prelude: 1858
Fugue: 1873
published 1882
Op. 122 11 Chorale Preludes
  1. Mein Jesu, der du mich
  2. Herzliebster Jesu, was hast du verbrochen
  3. O Welt, ich muss dich lassen ("Oh World, I Must Leave You") (1)
  4. Herzlich tut mich erfreuen
  5. Schmücke dich, o liebe Seele
  6. O wie selig seid ihr doch, ihr Frommen
  7. O Gott, du frommer Gott
  8. Es ist ein Ros entsprungen
  9. Herzlich tut mich verlangen ("Heartily Do I Request") (1)
  10. Herzlich tut mich verlangen (2)
  11. O Welt, ich muss dich lassen (2)
organ 1896

Vocal[edit]

One voice[edit]

Art songs[edit]
Op. 3 6 Songs
  1. Liebestreu ("Love's Devotion")
  2. Liebe und Frühling ("Love and Spring") (1)
  3. Liebe und Frühling ("Love and Spring") (2)
  4. Lied ("Song")
  5. In der Fremde ("Away from Home")
  6. Lied ("Song")
voice, piano 1853
Op. 6 6 Songs
  1. Spanisches Lied ("Spanish Song")
  2. Der Frühling ("The Spring")
  3. Nachwirkung ("Aftermath")
  4. Juche ("Whoop")
  5. Wie die Wolke nach der Sonne ("Like the Cloud to the Sun")
  6. Nachtigallen schwingen lustig ("Nightingales Swing Happily")
voice, piano 1852–53
Op. 7 6 Songs
  1. Treue Liebe ("True Love")
  2. Parole ("Word")
  3. Anklänge ("Echoes")
  4. Volkslied ("Folk Song")
  5. Die Trauernde ("The Mourner")
  6. Heimkehr ("Homecoming")
voice, piano 1851–53

1–2,4–5: 1852
3: 1853
6: 1851

W. 21 Mondnacht, song voice, piano 1853 published 1854
A. 3/11 Franz Schubert: Nachtstück (Op. 36 No. 2, D. 672) (arr. by JB) voice, piano or harp, orchestra fragment
A. 3/13 Die Müllerin ("The Miller") voice, piano 1853 incomplete
W. 27 Spruch, canon voice, viola 1854–55 published 1927
Op. 14 8 Songs and Romances
  1. Vor dem Fenster ("At the Window")
  2. Vom verwundeten Knaben ("About the Wounded Boy")
  3. Murrays Ermordung ("Murray's Murder")
  4. Ein Sonnett ("A Sonnet")
  5. Trennung ("Separation")
  6. Gang zur Liebsten ("Visit to My Beloved")
  7. Ständchen ("Serenade")
  8. Sehnsucht ("Longing")
voice, piano 1858 No. 8 arr. for female chorus 1859–62 published 1968
Op. 19 5 Poems
  1. Der Kuss ("The Kiss")
  2. Scheiden und meiden ("Separations and Avoidances")
  3. In der Ferne ("At the Distance")
  4. Der Schmied ("The Blacksmith")
  5. An eine Aeolsharfe ("To an Aeolian Harp")
voice, piano 1858–59
Op. 33
Book 1–2
Romanzen aus L. Tieck's Magelone (Romanzen aus Magelone), song cycle,
(Magelone-Lieder or Die Schöne Magelone) (6 "Magelone Romances" or "Magelone Songs")

Book 1:

  1. Keinen hat es noch gereut ("No One Has Yet Regretted")
  2. Traun! Bogen und Pfeil sind gut für den Feind ("Ho! Bows and Arrows Are Meet for the Foe")
  3. Sind es Schmerzen, sind es Freuden ("Are They Sorrows, Are They Pleasures?")

Book 2:

  1. Liebe kam aus fernen Landen ("Love Came from Distant Lands")
  2. So willst du des Armen? ("Will You Graciously Pity?")
  3. Wie soll ich die Freude, die Wonne denn tragen? ("How Am I Then to Bear the Joy, the Rapture?")
voice, piano 1861–62

1–4: 1861
5–6: 1862

published 1865
A. 1a/12 Franz Schubert: An Schwager Kronos, song (Op. 19 No. 1, D. 369) (arr. by JB) bass, orchestra 1862
A. 1a/13 Franz Schubert: Memnon, song (Op. 6 No. 1, D. 541) (arr. by JB) voice, orchestra 1862
A. 1a/15 Franz Schubert: Geheimes, song (Op. 14 No. 2, D. 719) (arr. by JB) voice, horn, strings 1862
A. 1a/16 Franz Schubert: Greisengesang, song (Op. 60 No. 1, D. 778) (arr. by JB) bass, orchestra 1862
A. 1a/18 Franz Schubert: Ellens Gesang II (Op. 52 No. 2, D. 838) (arr. by JB) soprano, 4 horns, 2 bassoons 1862 1st version
Op. 32 9 Songs
  1. Wie rafft ich mich auf in der Nacht ("How I Sprang Up in the Night")
  2. Nicht mehr zu dir zu gehen ("Nowhere for You to Go")
  3. Ich schleich umher ("I Creep About")
  4. Der Strom, der neben mir verrauschte ("The Current, Which Rustled Next to Me")
  5. Wehe, so willst du mich wieder ("Woe, So You Want Me Again")
  6. Du sprichst, dass ich mich täuschte ("You Say, That I Deceived Myself")
  7. Bitteres zu sagen denkst du ("You Meant to Say Bitterness")
  8. So stehn wir, ich und meine Weide ("So We Stand, I and My Pasture")
  9. Wie bist du, meine Königin ("How Are You, My Queen")
voice, piano 1864
Op. 43 4 Songs
  1. Von ewiger Liebe ("For Eternal Love")
  2. Die Mainacht ("The May Night")
  3. Ich schell mein Horn ins Jammerthal ("I Sound My Horn in the Valley of Sorrow")
  4. Das Lied vom Herrn von Falkenstein ("The Song of the Mister from Falconstone")
voice, piano 1860–66
Op. 46 4 Songs
  1. Die Kränze ("The Wreaths")
  2. Magyarisch ("Hungarian")
  3. Die Schale der Vergessenheit ("The Shell of Oblivion")
  4. An die Nachtigall ("To the Nightingale")
voice, piano 1864–68
Op. 47 5 Songs
  1. Botschaft ("Message")
  2. Liebesglut ("The Fervor of Love")
  3. Sonntag ("Sunday")
  4. O liebliche Wangen ("O Beloved Cheeks")
  5. Die liebende Schreibt ("The Enamoured Writes")
voice, piano 1858–68

1, 2, 4: 1868
3: 1859-60
5: 1858

No. 3 arr. for 3-part female chorus 1859–62 published 1968
Op. 48 7 Songs
  1. Der Gang zum Liebchen ("The Visit to the Beloved")
  2. Der Überläufer ("The Renegade")
  3. Liebesklage des Mädchen ("The Love Laments of the Maiden")
  4. Gold überwiegt die Liebe ("Gold Prevails Over Love")
  5. Trost in Tränen ("Comfort in Tears")
  6. Vergangen ist mir Glück und Heil ("Past Is My Luck and Well-being")
  7. Herbstgefühl ("Autumn Mood")
voice, piano 1853–68

1: 1859–62
2: 1853
3 & 6: 1859–60
4: 1868
5: 1858
7: 1867

No. 1 arr. for female chorus 1859–62 published 1968
Op. 49 5 Songs
  1. Am Sonntag Morgen ("On Sunday Morning")
  2. An ein Veilchen ("To a Violet")
  3. Sehnsucht ("Longing")
  4. Wiegenlied ("Cradle Song") (Brahms' Lullaby)
  5. Abenddämmerung ("Twilight")
voice, piano 1867–68

1–5: 1868, 6: 1867

A. deest Albumblatt für Clara Schumann ("Hoch auf'm Berg, tief im Tal, grüß' ich dich vieltausendmal!") ("High on the mountain, deep in the valley, I greet you many thousands of times!") in C major (Adagio) voice 1868 [5] consists of 10 bars of a single line melody with no chords, and the text; ms dated Sep. 12, 1868, given to Clara S. on her birthday;

melody used in 4th mvt of Symphony No. 1 Op. 68

Op. 33
Book 3–5
Romanzen aus L. Tieck's Magelone (Romanzen aus Magelone), song cycle,
(Magelone-Lieder or Die Schöne Magelone) (9 "Magelone Romances" or "Magelone Songs")

Book 3:

  1. War es dir, dem diese Lippen bebten ("Was It You, for Whom These Lips Trembled?")
  2. Wir müssen uns trennen ("We Must Part (Beloved Lute)")
  3. Ruhe, Süßliebchen ("Rest, Sweet Love")

Book 4:

  1. Verzweiflung (So tönet denn, schäumende Wellen) ("Despair (So Resound Then, Foaming Waves)")
  2. Wie schnell verschwindet so Licht als Glanz ("How Quickly Vanish Light and Radiance")
  3. Muß es eine Trennung geben ("Must There Be a Parting?")

Book 5:

  1. Sulima (Geliebter, wo zaudert dein irrender Fuß?) ("Sulima (Beloved, Where Do Your Wandering Feet Now Stray?)")
  2. Wie froh und frisch ("How Glad and Strong")
  3. Treue Liebe dauert lange ("True Love Lasts Long")
voice, piano 1862–69

7: 1864
8: 1865
9: 1868
10: 1866
11,14–15: 1869
12–13: 1862

published 1869
Op. 57 8 Songs
  1. Von waldbekränzter Höhe ("From Part-Forest Altitudes")
  2. Wenn du nur zuweilen Lächelst ("When You Sometimes Just Smile")
  3. Es träumte mir, ich sei dir teuer ("This I Dreamt, I Was Dear to You")
  4. Ach, wende diesen Blick ("Ah, Turn That Gaze")
  5. In meiner Nächte Sehnen ("In My Nights I Yearn")
  6. Strahlt zuweilen auch ein mildes Licht ("Sometimes Too Radiates a Mild Light")
  7. Die Schnur, die Perl an Perle ("The String, Pearl by Pearl")
  8. Unbewegte laue Luft ("Motionless Light Air")
voice, piano 1871
Op. 58 8 Songs
  1. Blinde Kuh
  2. Während des Regens
  3. Die Spröde
  4. O Komme, holde Sommernacht
  5. Schwermut
  6. In der Gasse
  7. Vorüber
  8. Serenade
voice, piano 1871
W. 23 Regenlied, song voice, piano 1872 published 1908
Op. 59 8 Songs
  1. Dämmerung senkte sich von oben
  2. Auf dem See
  3. Regenlied ("Rain song")
  4. Nachklang ("Echo")
  5. Agnes
  6. Eine gute, gute Nacht
  7. Mein wundes Herz
  8. Dein blaues Auge
voice, piano 1873 the common theme of Nos. 3 & 4 (depicting the rain and its echo) was used as the main recurring theme of all 3 mvts of the Violin Sonata No. 1 Op. 78, known as the "Rain Sonata"
W. 22 Opheilia-Lieder ("Ophelia's Songs")
  1. Wie erkenn' ich dein Treublieb?
  2. Sein Leichenhemd weiss wie Schnee
  3. Auf morgen ist Sankt Valentins Tag
  4. Sie trugen ihn auf der Bahre bloss
  5. Und kommt er nicht mehr zurück?
soprano, piano ad lib 1873
Op. 63 9 Songs
  1. Frühlingstrost
  2. Erinnerung
  3. An ein Bild
  4. An die Tauben
  5. Junge Lieder: Meine liebe ist grün (1)
  6. Junge Lieder: Meine liebe ist grün (2)
  7. Heimweh (1)
  8. Heimweh (2)
  9. Heimweh (3)
voice, piano 1874
Op. 69 9 Songs
  1. Klage (1)
  2. Klage (2)
  3. Abschied
  4. Des liebsten Schwur
  5. Tambourliedchen
  6. Vom Strande
  7. Über die See
  8. Salome
  9. Mädchenfluch
voice, piano 1877
Op. 70 4 Songs
  1. Im Garten am Seegestade
  2. Lerchengesang
  3. Serenade
  4. Abendregen
voice, piano 1875–77
Op. 71 5 Songs
  1. Es liebt sich so lieblich im Lenze!
  2. An den Mond
  3. Geheimnis
  4. Willst du, dass ich geh?
  5. Minnelied
voice, piano 1877
Op. 72 5 Songs
  1. Alte Liebe
  2. Sommerfäden
  3. O kühler Wald
  4. Verzagen
  5. Unüberwindlich
voice, piano 1876–77
A. 1a/9 J. S. Bach: Sie werden euch in den Bann thun, cantata (BWV 44): Chorale Ach Gott, wie manches Herzelied (arr. by JB) soprano and piano 1877 published 1877
Op. 85 6 Songs
  1. Sommerabend
  2. Mondenschein
  3. Mädchenlied
  4. Ade!
  5. Frühlingslied
  6. In Waldeseinsamkeit
voice, piano 1878–82
Op. 86 6 Songs
  1. Therese
  2. Feldeinsamkeit
  3. Nachtwandler
  4. Über die Heide
  5. Versunken
  6. Todessehnen
voice, piano 1877–82
A. 3/8 So bello non, Neapolitan canzonetta voice, piano 1882
Op. 91 2 Songs for an Alto Voice with Viola and Piano
  1. Gestillte Sehnsucht ("Longing at Rest")
  2. Geistliches Wiegenlied ("Sacred Lullaby")
alto, viola, piano 1863 & 84

1: 1884
2: 1863

No. 2 revised in 1884
Op. 94 5 Songs
  1. Mit vierzig Jahren
  2. Steig auf, geliebter Schatten
  3. Mein Herz ist schwer
  4. Sapphische Ode
  5. Kein Haus, keine Heimat
voice, piano 1884
Op. 95 7 Songs
  1. Das Mädchen
  2. Bei dir sind meine Gedanken
  3. Beim Abschied
  4. Der Jäger
  5. Vorschneller Schwur
  6. Mädchenlied
  7. Schön war, das ich dir weihte
voice, piano 1884
Op. 96 4 Songs
  1. Der Tod, das ist die kühle Nacht
  2. Wir wandelten
  3. Es schauen die Blumen
  4. Meerfahrt
voice, piano 1884
Op. 97 6 Songs
  1. Nachtigall
  2. Auf dem Schiffe
  3. Entführung
  4. Dort in den Weiden
  5. Komm bald ("Come Soon")
  6. Trennung
voice, piano 1884–85
Op. 106 5 Songs
  1. Ständchen
  2. Auf dem See
  3. Es hing der Reif
  4. Meine Lieder
  5. Ein Wanderer
female voice, piano 1886
Op. 105 Fünf Lieder ("5 Songs")
  1. Wie Melodien zieht es mir leise durch den Sinn ("Like Melodies It Steals Softly Through My Mind")
  2. Immer leiser wird mein Schlummer ("Ever Gentler Is My Slumber")
  3. Klage ("Lawsuit")
  4. Auf dem Kirchhofe ("At the Graveyard")
  5. Verrat ("Betrayal")
male voice, piano 1886 & 88

1–2, 5: 1886
3–4: 1888

Op. 107 5 Songs
  1. An die Stolze
  2. Salamander
  3. Das Mädchen spricht
  4. Maienkätzchen
  5. Mädchenlied
voice, piano 1886–88
A. 3/7 Doch was hör ich?, aphorismus voice 1891
Op. 121 Vier ernste Gesänge (4 Serious Songs)
  1. Denn es gehet dem Menschen wie dem Vieh ("Because It Is for Man Like the Cattle")
  2. Ich wandte mich und sahe an alle ("I Turned and Looked at All")
  3. O Tod, wie bitter bist du ("Oh Death, How Bitter You Are")
  4. Wenn ich mit Menschen- und mit Engelszungen redete ("If I with Humans and Angels Tongues Did Speak")
bass, piano 1896 also arr. for high voice and piano
Folksongs[edit]
W. 31 15 Volkskinderlieder ("15 Children's Folk Songs")
  1. Dornröschen
  2. Die Nachtigall
  3. Die Henne
  4. Sandmännchen (Die Blümelein sie schlafen) ("Sandman" ("The Flowers Are Sleeping")) (Lullaby)
  5. Der Mann
  6. Heidenröslein
  7. Das Schlaraffenland
  8. Beim Ritt auf dem Knie (2 versions)
  9. Der Jäger im Walde
  10. Das Mädchen und die Hasel
  11. Wiegenlied
  12. Weihnachten
  13. Marienwürmchen
  14. Dem Schutzengel
  15. Sommerlied
voice, piano 1857 published 1858
W. 32 28 Deutsche Volkslieder ("28 German Folk Songs")
  1. Die Schnürbrust
  2. Der Jäger
  3. Drei Vögelein
  4. Auf, gebet uns das Pfingstei
  5. Des Markgrafen Töchterlein
  6. Der Reiter
  7. Die heilige Elisabeth
  8. Der englische Gruß
  9. Ich stund an einem Morgen
  10. Gunhilde
  11. Der tote Gast
  12. Tageweis von einer schönen Frauen
  13. Schifferlied
  14. Nachtgesang
  15. Die beiden Königskinder
  16. Scheiden
  17. Altes Minnelied
  18. Der getreue Eckard (2 versions)
  19. Die Versuchung
  20. Der Tochter Wunsch
  21. Schnitter Tod
  22. Marias Wallfahrt
  23. Das Mädchen und der Tod
  24. Es ritt ein Ritter
  25. Liebeslied
  26. Guten Abend
  27. Die Wollust in den Maien
  28. Es reit ein Herr und auch sein Knecht
voice, piano 1858 published 1926

Duets[edit]

Op. 20 3 Duets
  1. Weg der Liebe ("Way of Love") (1)
  2. Weg der Liebe ("Way of Love") (2)
  3. Die Meere ("The Sea")
soprano, alto, piano 1858–60
Op. 28 4 Duets
  1. Die Nonne und der Ritter ("The Nun and the Knight")
  2. Vor der Tür ("Behind the Door")
  3. Es rauschet das Wasser ("The Water Rustles")
  4. Der Jäger und sein Liebchen ("The Hunter and his Beloved")
alto, baritone, piano 1860–62
A. 1a/10 Georg Friedrich Händel: 7 Duets and 2 Trios (arr. by JB) 2 sopranos, alto, bass, piano 1870 published 1870
Op. 61 4 Duets
  1. Die Schwestern
  2. Klosterfräulein
  3. Phänomen
  4. Die Boten der Liebe
soprano, alto, piano 1852–74
Op. 66 5 Duets
  1. Klänge (1)
  2. Klänge (2)
  3. Am Strande
  4. Jägerlied
  5. Hüt du dich!
soprano, alto, piano 1873–75
Op. 75 4 Ballades and Romances
  1. Edward (alto and tenor)
  2. Guter Rat (soprano and alto)
  3. So lass uns wandern! (soprano and tenor)
  4. Walpurgisnacht (2 sopranos)
2 voices, piano 1877–78
A. 1a/11 Georg Friedrich Händel: 6 Duets (arr. by JB) 2 sopranos, alto, piano 1880 published 1880
Op. 84 5 Romances and Songs
  1. Sommerabend
  2. Der Kranz
  3. In den Beeren
  4. Vergebliches Ständchen
  5. Spannung
1 or 2 voices, piano 1881–82

Quartets[edit]

Op. 31 3 Quartets
  1. Wechsellied zum Tanze ("Substitution Song at the Dance")
  2. Neckereien ("Banter")
  3. Der Gang zum Liebchen ("The Visit to my Beloved")
mixed voices, piano 1859 & 63

1: 1859
2: 1863
3: 1863

Op. 52 Liebeslieder-Walzer ("Love Song Waltzes")
  1. Rede, Mädchen, allzu liebes
  2. Am Gesteine rauscht die Flut
  3. O die Frauen (tenor & bass)
  4. Wie des Abends schöne Röte (soprano & alto)
  5. Die grüne Hopfenranke
  6. Ein kleiner, hübsche Vogel nahm den Flug
  7. Wohl schön bewandt (alto)
  8. Wenn so lind dein Augen mir
  9. Am Donaustrande, da steht ein Haus
  10. O wie sanft die Quelle
  11. Nein, est ist nicht auszukommen
  12. Schlosser auf, und mache Schlösser
  13. Vöglein durchrauscht die Luft (soprano & alto)
  14. Sieh, wie ist die Welle klar (tenor & bass)
  15. Nachtigall, sie singt so schön
  16. Ein dunkeler Schacht ist Liebe
  17. Nicht wandle, mein Licht dort außen (tenor)
  18. Es bebet das Gesträuche
vocal quartet, piano 4-hands 1869 eight of them along with a new one later included in Op. 65 arr. for vocal quartet and small orchestra in 1869–70 (Nos. 1, 2, 4, 6, 5, 9 (Op. 65), 11, 8, 9) (the rest arr. later by Richard Sargeant) published 1938;

arr. for piano 4-hands (without voices) in 1874 as Op. 52a;

arr. for voices and piano solo in 1875

Op. 64 3 Quartets
  1. An die Heimat
  2. Der Abend
  3. Fragen
mixed voices 1874
Op. 65 Neue Liebeslieder ("New Love Songs")
  1. Verzicht, o Herz, auf Rettung
  2. Finstere Schatten der Nacht
  3. An jeder Hand die Finger (soprano)
  4. Ihr schwarzen Augen (bass)
  5. Wahre, wahre deinen Sohn (alto)
  6. Rosen steckt mit an die Mutter (soprano)
  7. Vom Gebirge, Well' auf Well'
  8. Weiche Gräser im Revier
  9. Nagen am Herzen (soprano)
  10. Ich kose süß mit der und der (tenor)
  11. Alles, alles in den Wind (soprano)
  12. Schwarzer Wald, dein Schatten ist so düster
  13. Nein, Geliebter, setze dich (soprano and alto)
  14. Flammenauge, dunkles Haar
  15. Zum Schluß: Nun ihr Musen, genug!
vocal quartet, piano 4-hands 1869–74 No. 9 arr. for soprano and small orchestra in 1869–70 (included with orchestrations of Op. 52) (the rest arr. later by Richard Sargeant);

arr. for piano 4-hands (without voices) in 1875 as Op. 65a;

No. 4 arr. for solo voice and piano solo (lost)

Op. 92 4 Quartets
  1. O schöne Nacht!
  2. Spätherbst
  3. Abendlied
  4. Warum?
mixed voices 1884
Op. 103 Zigeunerlieder ("Gypsy Songs"), song cycle
  1. He, Zigeuner, greife in die Saiten ein!
  2. Hochgetürmte Rimaflut, wie bist du trüb
  3. Wißt ihr, wann mein Kindchen am allerschönsten ist?
  4. Lieber Gott, du weißt, wie oft bereut ich hab
  5. Brauner Bursche führt zum Tanze
  6. Röslein dreie in der Reihe blühn so rot
  7. Kommt dir manchmal in den Sinn
  8. Horch, der Wind klagt in den Zweigen traurig sacht
  9. Weit und breit schaut niemand mich an
  10. Mond verhüllt sein Angesicht
  11. Rote Abendwolken ziehn am Firmament
vocal quartet, piano 1887–88 Nos. 1–7 and 11 arr. for solo voice and piano 1888
Op. 112 6 Quartets
  1. Sehnsucht
  2. Nächtens
3–6. Vier Zigeunerlieder
  1. Himmel strahlt so helle
  2. Rote Rosenknospen künden
  3. Brennessel steht an Weges Rand
  4. Liebe Schwalbe, kleine Schwalbe
mixed voices, piano 1888 & 91

1–2: 1888
3–6: 1891

Choral[edit]

Liturgical works[edit]
W. 17 Kyrie 4-part mixed chorus, basso continuo 1856
W. 18 Missa canonica
  1. Kyrie
  2. Sanctus
  3. Benedictus
  4. Agnus Dei
6-part mixed chorus, organ or basso continuo 1856–61 incomplete: missing Gloria and Credo; published 1984
A. 1a/19 Franz Schubert: Große Messe (Mass No. 6), D. 950 (orchestral part transcribed by JB) SATB chorus, piano 1865
Op. 45 Ein deutsches Requiem ("A German Requiem") soprano, baritone, mixed chorus, orchestra, organ ad lib 1865–68 original version with 6 mvts and baritone solos in 3rd & 5th mvts (no soprano solos) written 1865–66, new version with additional mvt with soprano solo in between mvts 4 & 5 (now mvt 5) written 1868;

2nd mvt taken from an abandoned piece written in 1854;

original version arr. for piano solo 1866;

new version arr. for piano 4-hands 1868;

new version arr. for soprano, baritone, mixed chorus, piano 4-hands 1871 (known as the "London Version")

Motets[edit]
Op. 30 Geistliches Lied ("Spiritual Song") mixed chorus, organ 1856
Op. 12 Ave Maria female chorus, wind/string orchestra 1858–59 reduction of orchestra part for organ 1859
Op. 27 Psalm 13 female chorus, organ/piano 1859 1st version 1859, 2nd version for female chorus, organ/piano, strings ad lib published 1927
Op. 29 2 Motets
  1. Es ist das Heil uns kommen her ("It Is the Salvation that Has Come to Us")
  2. Schaffe in mir, Gott, ein rein Herz ("Create in Me, God, a Pure Heart")
mixed chorus 1860
Op. 37 3 Sacred Choruses
  1. O bone Jesu ("O Good Jesus")
  2. Adoramus ("We Adore")
  3. Regina Coeli ("Queen of Heaven")
female chorus 1859–63
Op. 74 2 Motets
  1. Warum ist das Licht gegeben dem Mühseligen? ("Why has light been given to the weary of soul?")
  2. O Heiland, reiß die Himmel auf ("O Saviour, tear open the heavens")
mixed chorus 1863 & 77

1: 1877
2: 1863

Op. 109 Fest- und Gedenksprüche ("Festive and Commemorative Sayings"), motet cycle
  1. Unsere Väter hofften auf dich ("Our Fathers Trusted In You")
  2. Wenn ein starker Gewappneter ("If a Heavily Armed Man")
  3. Wo ist ein so herrlich Volk ("Where Is There Such a Great People")
mixed double chorus 1889
Op. 110 3 Motets
  1. Ich aber bin elend, und mir ist wehe
  2. Ach, arme Welt, du trügst mich
  3. Wenn wir in höchsten Nöten sein
mixed chorus 1889
Cantatas[edit]
Op. 50 Rinaldo, cantata tenor, 4-part male chorus, orchestra 1863 & 68
W. 16 Kleine Hochzeits-Kantate 4-part mixed chorus, piano 1874 published 1927
Canons[edit]
A. 4/3 Is denn mei Vater ein Leiersmann, canon 3 voices authorship doubtful
W. 28 Töne, lindernder Klang, canon 4-part female chorus 1861 arr. for mixed chorus 1871;

mixed chorus arr. published 1872

W. 24 Grausam erweiset sich Amor, canon 4-part female chorus 1863 published 1927
W. 26 O wie sanft!, canon 4-part female chorus 1870 published 1908
W. 30 Zu Rauch muss warden, canon in E major 4-part mixed chorus 1870 2nd version in D major 1870;

1st version published 1927

W. 25 Mir lächelt kein Frühling, canon 4-part female chorus 1877 published 1881
W. 29 Wann?, canon soprano, alto 1881 published 1885
Op. 113 13 Canons
  1. Göttlicher Morpheus
  2. Grausam erweiset sich Amor am mir
  3. Sitzt a schöns Vögerl aufm Dannabaum
  4. Schlaf, Kindlein, schlaf!
  5. Wille, wille, will
  6. So lange Schönheit wird bestehn
  7. Wenn die Klänge nahn und fliehen
  8. Ein Gems auf dem Stein
  9. Ans Auge des Liebsten
  10. Leise Töne der Brust
  11. Ich weiss nicht was im Hain die Taube girret
  12. Wenn Kummer hätte zu töten Macht
  13. Einförmig ist der Liebe Gram
female chorus 1891
Folksongs[edit]
W. 36 8 Deutsche Volkslieder ("8 German Folk Songs")
  1. Totenklage
  2. Minnelied
  3. Der tote Knabe
  4. Ich hab die Nacht geträumet
  5. Altdeutches Minnelied
  6. Es waren zwei Königskinder
  7. Spannung
  8. Drei Vögelein
female chorus, piano ad lib 1859–62
W. 37 16 Deutsche Volkslieder ("16 German folk songs")
  1. Schwesterlein, wann gehn wir
  2. Ich hörte ein Sichlein rauschen
  3. Der Ritter und die Feine
  4. Ich stand auf hohem Berge
  5. Gunhilde
  6. Der buckligte Fiedler
  7. Die Versuchung
  8. Altes Minnelied
  9. Die Wollust in den Maien
  10. Treninung
  11. Der Jäger
  12. Scheiden
  13. Zu Strassburg auf der Schanz
  14. Wach auf, mein Hort
  15. Der Ritter
  16. Ständchen
female chorus, piano ad lib 1859–62
W. 38 20 Deutsche Volkslieder ("20 German folk songs")
  1. Die Entführung
  2. Gang zur Liebsten
  3. Schifferlied
  4. Erlaube mir, feins Mädchen
  5. Schnitter Tod
  6. Die Bernauerin
  7. Das Lied vom eifersüchtigen Knaben
  8. Der Baum im Odenwald
  9. Des Markgrafen Töchterlein
  10. Die stolze Jüdin
  11. Der Zimmergesell
  12. Liebesllied
  13. Heimliche Liebe
  14. Altes Liebeslied
  15. Dauernde Liebe
  16. Während der Trennung
  17. Morgen muss ich fort von hier
  18. Scheiden
  19. Vor dem Fenster
  20. Ständchen
female chorus, piano ad lib 1859–62
W. 34 14 Deutsche Volkslieder ("14 German Folk Songs")
  1. Von edler Art
  2. Mit Lust tät ich ausreiten
  3. Bei nächtlicher Weil
  4. Vom heiligen Märtyrer Emmerano
  5. Täublein weiss
  6. Ach lieber Herre Jesu Christ
  7. Sankt Raphael
  8. In Stiller Nacht, zur ersten Wacht
  9. Abschiedslied
  10. Der tote Knabe
  11. Die Wollust in den Maien
  12. Morgengesang
  13. Schnitter Tod
  14. Der englische Jäger
4-part mixed chorus 1857 & 64

1–3, 8–11: 13–14: 1857
4–7, 12: 1864

published 1864
W. 35 12 Deutsche Volkslieder ("12 German Folk Songs")
  1. Scheiden
  2. Wach auf!
  3. Erlaube mir
  4. Der Fiedler
  5. Da unten im Tale (female chorus)
  6. Des Abends
  7. Wach auf!
  8. Dort in den Weiden
  9. Altes Volkslied
  10. Der Ritter un die Feine
  11. Der Zimmergesell
  12. Altdeustches Kampflied
4-part mixed chorus, piano ad lib 1857–64

1–7: 1857–58
8–12: 1863–64

published 1927
W. 33 49 Deutsche Volkslieder ("49 German Folk Songs")
  1. Sagt mir, o schönste Schäfrin mein
  2. Erlaube mir, feins Mädchen
  3. Gar lieblich hat sich gesellet
  4. Guten Abend, mein tausiger Schatz
  5. Die Sonne scheint nicht mehr
  6. Da unten im Tale
  7. Gunhilde
  8. Ach, englische Schäferin
  9. Es war eine schöne Jüdin
  10. Es ritt ein Ritter
  11. Jungfräulein, soll ich mit euch gehn
  12. Feinsliebchen, du sollst mir nicht barfuss gehn
  13. Wach auf, mein Hort
  14. Maria ging aus wandern
  15. Schwesterlein, Schwesterlein, wann gehn wir
  16. Wach auf, Mein Herzensschöne
  17. Ach Gott, wie weh tut scheiden
  18. So wünsch' ich ihr ein gute Nacht
  19. Nur ein Gesicht auf Erden lebt
  20. Schönster Schatz, mein Engel
  21. Es ging ein Maidlein zarte
  22. Wo gehst du hin, du Stolze?
  23. Der Reiter
  24. Mir ist ein schöns brauns Maidelein
  25. Mein Mädel hat einen Rosenmund
  26. Ach, könnt ich diesen Abend
  27. Ich stand auf hohem Berge
  28. Es reit ein Herr und auch sein Knecht
  29. Es war ein Markgraf überm Rhein
  30. All mein Gedanken
  31. Dort in den Weiden steht ein Haus
  32. Wo will ich frisch und fröhlich sein
  33. Och Moder, ich well en Ding han!
  34. Wie komm ich denn zur Tür herein?
  35. Soll sich der Mond nicht heller scheinen
  36. Es wohnet ein Fiedler zu Frankfurt am Main
  37. Du mein einzig Licht
  38. Des Abends kann ich nicht schlafen gehn
  39. Schöner Augen, schöne Strahlen
  40. Ich weiss mir'n Maidlein hübsch und fein
  41. Es steht ein Lind
  42. In stiller Nacht, zur ersten Wacht
  43. Es stunden drei Rosen
  44. Dem Himmel will ich klagen
  45. Es sass ein schneeweiss Vögelein
  46. Es war einmal ein Zimmergesell
  47. Es ging sich unsre Fraue
  48. Nachtigall, sag, was für Grüss
  49. Verstohlen geht der Mond auf
1-42. voice, piano
43-49. voice, small chorus ad lib, piano
1893–94 published 1894
Other choral works[edit]
A. 3/12 Brautgesang ("Bridal Song") soprano, 4-part female chorus, orchestra fragment
Op. 13 Begräbnisgesang ("Funeral Song") mixed chorus, winds 1858–59 arr. for mixed chorus and piano 1858–59
Op. 17 Vier Gesänge ("4 Songs")
  1. Es tönt ein voller Harfenklang ("The Full Sound of a Harp Resounds")
  2. Lied von Shakespeare ("Song by Shakespeare")
  3. Der Gärtner ("The Gardener")
  4. Gesang aus Fingal ("Song from Fingal")
female chorus, 2 horns, harp 1860
Op. 22 Marienlieder ("Songs for Mary")
  1. Der Englische Gruß ("The Angel's Annunciation")
  2. Marias Kirchgang ("Mary's Churchgoing")
  3. Marias Wallfahrt ("Mary's Pilgrimage")
  4. Der Jäger ("The Hunter")
  5. Ruf zur Maria ("Call to Mary")
  6. Magdalena ("Magdalene")
  7. Marias Lob ("Mary's Praise")
mixed chorus 1859–60 Nos. 1, 2, 4–7 arr. for female chorus 1859–62 published 1940
Op. 44 12 Songs and Romances

Book 1:

  1. Minnelied ("Song of Love")
  2. Der Bräutigam ("The Bridegroom")
  3. Barcarole ("Barcarole")
  4. Fragen ("Asking")
  5. Die Müllerin ("The Miller")
  6. Die Nonne ("The Nun")

Book 2:

7–10. Vier Lieder aus dem Jungbrunnen ("Four Songs from the Fountain of Youth")
  1. Nun stehn die Rosen in Blüte
  2. Die Berge sind spitz
  3. Am Wildbach die Weiden
  4. Und gehst du über den Kirchof
  1. Die Braut ("The Bride")
  2. Märznacht ("March Night")
4-part female chorus, piano ad lib 1859–60 Nos. 1 & 9 arr. 3-part female chorus 1862 published 1968 (No. 1) & 1952 (No. 9);

Nos. 5 & 6 arr. 4-part mixed chorus 1862 unpublished

W. 19 Dein Herzlein mild 4-part female chorus 1860
Op. 42 Drei Gesänge ("3 Songs")
  1. Abendständchen ("Evening Serenade")
  2. Vineta ("Vineta")
  3. Darthulas Grabgesang ("Darthula's Grave-Song")
6-part mixed chorus 1859–61

1: 1859
2: 1860
3: 1861

reduction for piano of vocal score 1859–61 (for rehearsal only);

No. 2 arr. for 4-part female chorus 1862 published 1938

Op. 41 5 Songs
  1. Ich schwing mein Horn ins Jammerthal ("I Blow My Horn in the Valley of Sorrow")
  2. Freiwillige Her! ("Volunteer Here!")
  3. Geleit ("Escort")
  4. Marschieren ("Marching")
  5. Gebt Acht! ("Watch Out!")
male voices 1861–62 Nos. 1 & 2 arr. for female chorus published 1968 (No. 1) & 1938 (No. 2)
Op. 53 Rhapsody ("Alto Rhapsody") contralto, male chorus, orchestra 1869
Op. 54 Schicksalslied ("Song of Destiny") 4-part mixed chorus, orchestra 1868–71
Op. 55 Triumphlied ("Song of Triumph") baritone, double mixed chorus, organ ad lib, orchestra 1870–71 arr. for piano 4-hands 1873
A. 1a/14 Franz Schubert: Gruppe aus dem Tartarus, song (Op. 24 No. 1, D. 583) (arr. by JB) male chorus, orchestra 1871
A. 1a/17 Franz Schubert: Ellens Gesang II, song (Op. 52 No. 2, D. 838) (arr. by JB) soprano, 3-part female chorus, 4 horns, 2 bassoons 1873 2nd version;

published 1906

Op. 62 Sieben Lieder ("7 Songs")
  1. Rosmarin
  2. Von alten Liebesliedern
  3. Waldesnacht
  4. Dein Herzlein mild
  5. All meine Herzgedanken
  6. Es geht ein Wehen
  7. Vergangen ist mir Glück und Heil
mixed chorus 1873–74 No. 6 arr. for 4-part female chorus published 1938;

No. 7 arr. for soprano, mixed chorus

W. 20 Dem dunklen Schoss der heilgen Erde mixed chorus 1880 published 1927
Op. 82 Nänie mixed chorus, orchestra 1880–81
Op. 89 Gesang der Parzen ("Song of the Fates") 6-part mixed chorus, orchestra 1882
Op. 93a 6 Songs and Romances
  1. Der bucklichte Fiedler
  2. Das Mädchen
  3. O süßer Mai
  4. Fahr wohl!
  5. Der Falke
  6. Beherzigung
mixed chorus 1883
Op. 93b Tafellied (Dank der Damen) mixed chorus, piano 1884
Op. 104 Fünf Gesänge ("5 Songs")
  1. Nachtwache ("Night Watch") (1)
  2. Nachtwache ("Night Watch") (2)
  3. Letztes Glück ("Last Happiness")
  4. Verlorne Jugend ("Lost Youth") (5-part ch)
  5. Im Herbst ("In Autumn") (4-part ch)
6-part mixed chorus 1886–88

1–4: 1888
5: 1886–87

No. 5 revised in 1888

Miscellaneous[edit]

A. 1b/1-36 Various performance materials to works by other composers see [6] for list
A. 2a/1-29 Various lost works see [6] for list
A. 2b/1-7 Various lost arrangements by Brahms of other composers' works see [6] for list
A. 3/14-19 Various sketches and sketchbooks see [6] for list
A. 5a/1-3 Various collections of folk songs, notated by Brahms see [6] for list
A. 5a/4-21 Various transcripts of other composers' works, notated by Brahms see [6] for list
A. 5b/1-3 Various autograph text collections see [6] for list
A. 6/1-19 Various works by other composers, edited by Brahms see [6] for list

References[edit]

  1. ^ Doyle New York, Auctioneers and Appraisers, Auction of April 20, 2011, Lot 228.
  2. ^ "Craig Sheppard plays the World Premiere of the Brahms Albumblatt in A minor, 28 April, 2011, Seattle". YouTube. 6 February 2012. Retrieved 22 February 2013.
  3. ^ "New Piano Piece by Brahms Discovered: Albumblatt in A minor – Free Piano Score | Piano Street's Classical Piano Blog". Pianostreet.com. 25 January 2012. Retrieved 22 February 2013.
  4. ^ IMSLP: Album of Transcriptions for Piano Four-hands (Oesterle, Louis): 9. Gavotte from "Paris and Helena" - Gluck, arranged by Johannes Brahms, p. 44. New York: G. Schirmer, 1901.
  5. ^ IMSLP: Albumblatt für Clara Schumann. Holograph manuscript, 1868.
  6. ^ a b c d e f g h Margit L. McCorkle, Johannes Brahms: Thematisch-Bibliographisches Werkverzeichnis (Thematic Bibliographical Catalogue), München: G. Henle Verlag, 1984. 841p. ISBN 9783873280410.
    A detailed summary of all works in this catalogue (Opus, WoO, and Anh numbers) is available online at Klassika.

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