The essential Raff reference
Regarded in his lifetime as one of the foremost composers of the romantic era, Raff was forgotten for most of the 20th century. Now his reputation is being restored as a new generation of performers and music lovers rediscover him and treasure his music's beauty and vitality.

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What's New?
New CDs: Tra Nguyen's magisterial survey of Raff's piano music for the Grand Piano label reaches volume 5, and cpo have released a double album of the Mannheim Quartet playing the String Quartets Nos.2, 3, 4 and 8.

Review of Grand Piano GP654
Review of cpo 777 004

Chandos CHAN 5135
cpo 777 004


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•Listen to the music
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from many of Raff's works, with
short desriptions of them.

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Full Catalogue of all of Raff's
290 works listed both by Date, Opus No. and Genre
•Read about the music
Detailed descriptions of over 60
works and in depth scholarly
of many of them.
Full CD and LP Discography
CD Recommended recordings
CD Reviews
Full Biography and Timeline.
Contemporary opinions of Raff.
Raff's Birthplace and Memorials.
Reviews of New CDs.
CD Recommended recordings.
Reviews of recent Concerts.

•Scores & parts
Download scores, find Original editions in libraries and the publishers of new editions.

Raff's Originality and Influence
His work Habits and role as a
Teacher and Arranger

Family Background & Nationality.
Raff's Wife and her family.
Raff's Daughter. Family trees.
Books, Pictures & Sources.
Midi files & Raff on YouTube.
The Alan Krueck Archive.

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