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Score of parapharase of two Liszt songs op.18 No.1
Original 1846 edition of Raff's parapharase of two Liszt songs op.18 No.1

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Score of Transcriptions from Verdi's Les Vépres Siciliennes Op.81
Original 1861 Edition of the Sicilienne, No.1 of the Transcriptions from Verdi's Les Vépres Siciliennes Op.81

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Concert-Paraphrase of R Schumann's Abendlied WoO.25
Original 1865 Edition of the Concert-Paraphrase of R Schumann's Abendlied for Piano WoO.25

Catalogue: Arrangements of others' works

This full catalogue is also listed by Opus Number and by date. See the Introduction for an explanation of the symbols and for more information. Raff's arrangements of other composers' compositions are listed. No original compositions are listed here.

  Orchestral (4)  
Date
Publisher & date
Notes
WoO.14A
Orchestration and arrangement of Liszt's original sketches for the Overture: Der entfesselte Prometheus RV.539 Orchestra First half of 1850 Nordstern
2002
Prepared by Raff when working for Liszt. Performed 24 August 1850.
WoO.34A
Orchestration of Richard Wagner's Huldigungsmarsch
Homage March
Orchestra First half of 1871 Schott
1871
Orchestration of Wagner's original for wind band WVV.97, carried out at the request of Wagner and his publisher Schott, but not credited as Raff's in the published score.
WoO.39
J.S. Bach's Ciaconna für Solo-Violine, bearbeitet für großes Orchester
J.S. Bach's Chaconne for solo Violin, arranged for large orchestra
Orchestra Autumn 1873 Seitz (later Ries & Erler)
1874
Arranged for Piano Four Hands
WoO.41
J.S. Bach's Englische Suite für Orchester bearbeitet
J.S. Bach's English Suite arranged for Orchestra
Orchestra Autumn 1874 Ries & Erler
1892
Score given by Doris Raff to R&E in Summer 1883. MR: It is Suite No.3 of the Bach set of English Suites.
  Choral works (1)
WoO.15B

Orchestral arrangment of Liszt's Psalm XX: Domine salvum fac regum

Tenor, Choir & Orchestra Early 1853 Breitkoph & Härtel
1936
Prepared at Liszt's request. Raff credited in the published score.
  Piano Four Hands (3)
Op.13
Valse-Rondino sur des motifs de l'opéra "Les Huguenots" de Meyerbeer
Waltz-Rondino on some motifs from the opera "Les Huguenots" by Meyerbeer
Piano Four Hands Early 1844 Breitkopf & Härtel
1845
Op.42
"Le Prétendant": Musique de Fr. Kücken. Transcriptions.
"Der Prätendent": Music by Franz Kücken. Transcriptions.
Piano Four Hands November & December 1847 Kistner
1848
No.1 Capricietto and No.3 Grande Valse brillante arranged for Piano Four Hands (pub. 1848).
WoO.39
J.S. Bach's Ciaconna für Solo-Violine, bearbeitet für großes Orchester
J.S. Bach's Chaconne for solo Violin, arranged for large orchestra
Piano Four Hands Autumn 1873 Seitz (later Ries & Erler)
1874
Arrangement of Raff's own orchestration.
  Piano & Violin (5)
WoO.10A
Arrangement of 3 Etudes and an Elegy for piano 4 hands by Karl Vollweiler Violin or Cello & Piano November 1849   Made for the publisher Schuberth. Unknown fate.
WoO.10B
Arrangement of 2 Romances for piano by Henselt Violin or Cello & Piano November 1849   Made for the publisher Schuberth. Unknown fate.
WoO.10C
Arrangement of a song by Spohr Violin or Cello & Piano November 1849   Made for the publisher Schuberth. Unknown fate.
WoO.10D
Arrangement of a song by Carl Reissiger Violin or Cello & Piano November 1849   Made for the publisher Schuberth. Unknown fate.
Op.63
Drei Duos für Pianoforte und Violine über Motive aus Richard Wagner's Opern
Three Duos for Piano and Violin on motifs from Richard Wagner's Operas
Piano & Violin 1853 Meer (later Siegel)
1856/1871
  Piano & Cello (5)
WoO.10A
Arrangement of 3 Etudes and an Elegy for piano 4 hands by Karl Vollweiler Violin or Cello & Piano November 1849   Made for the publisher Schuberth. Unknown fate.
WoO.10B
Arrangement of 2 Romances for piano by Henselt Violin or Cello & Piano November 1849   Made for the publisher Schuberth. Unknown fate.
WoO.10C
Arrangement of a song by Spohr Violin or Cello & Piano November 1849   Made for the publisher Schuberth. Unknown fate.
WoO.10D
Arrangement of a song by Carl Reissiger Violin or Cello & Piano November 1849   Made for the publisher Schuberth. Unknown fate.
WoO.42
3 Sonaten von Benedetto Marcello für Volincello, mit hinzugefügter Klavierbegleitung unter freier Benutzung des bezifferten Basses
3 Sonatas by Benedetto Marcello for Cello with added piano accompaniment employing free use of the numbered bass
Cello & Piano Autumn 1875 Manuscript. A fourth Sonata is lost.
  Piano - 38
Op.4
Fantaisie brillante sur des motifs de l'opéra "Maria Rudenz" de Donizetti
Brilliant Fantasy on some motifs from the opera "Maria Rudenz" by Donizetti
Piano 1842 Breitkopf & Härtel
1844
1st. Op.4
Op.7
Rondo brillant sur l'air "Io son ricco e tu sei bella" de l'opéra "L'Elisire d'amore", de Donizetti
Brilliant Rondo on the air "Io son ricco e tu sei bella" from the opera "L'Elisire d'amore" by Donizetti
Piano Summer 1843 Breitkopf & Härtel
1844
Op.18
Zwei Paraphrasen über Lieder von Franz Liszt
Two Paraphrases on Lieder by Franz Liszt
Piano September 1845 Eck & Lefebvre (later Hofmeister) 1846 2nd. Op.18
Op.19
Acht Lieder von Mendelssohn
Eight Lieder by Mendelssohn
Piano October 1845   Lost - 2nd. Op.19. Manuscript was owned for many years by Franz Kroll.
Op.19
Fantaisie dramatique sur des motifs de l'opéra "Les deux Princes": Musique de H. Esser
Dramatic Fantasy on motifs from the opera "Die Beiden Prinzen": Music by H. Esser
Piano October 1845 Meyer (later Litolff)
1847
3rd. Op.19
Op.20
Jaléo und Xeres: Zwei Spanische Tänze (nach Spanischen Nationalmelodien)
Jaléo and Xeres: two Spanish Dances (after Spanish national melodies)
Piano December 1844   Lost - 1st. Op.20. Destroyed by Raff after showing to Liszt.
Op.28
Deux airs fameux de l'opéra "Robert le Diable" de G. Meyerbeer, transcrits
Two famous airs from the opera "Robert le Diable" by G. Meyerbeer, transcribed
Piano April 1846   Lost - destroyed by Raff in September 1849. Manuscript had 17 pages.
WoO.4A
Paraphrase über Les Huguenots
Paraphrase on Les Huguenots
Piano 1846   Lost - abandoned as unsuccessful.
Op.34
Sechs Leider von F. Abt, Luise Barthelemy, Fr. Kücken, B. Molique und Fr. Schmidt, ubertragen
Six Lieder by F. Abt, Luise Barthelemy, Fr. Kücken, B. Molique und Fr. Schmidt, arranged
Piano July &
August 1847
Müller (later Ebner)
1847
Op.35
Capricietto über Motive aus dem "Freischütz" von C.M. von Weber
Fantasy on motifs from the "Freischütz" by C.M. Weber
Piano August 1847 Müller (later Schuberth)
1848/1876
Vol. 1 of the collection Oper im Salon of 1876.
Op.36
Fantaisie militaire sur des motifs de l'opéra "Les Huguenots" de Meyerbeer
Military Fantasy on some motifs from the opera "Les Huguenots" by Meyerbeer
Piano August 1847 Müller (later Schuberth)
1848/1853/1876
Vol. 2 of the collection Oper im Salon of 1876.
Op.37
Fantasie über Motive aus "Die Nachtwanderlin" von V. Bellini
Fantasy on motifs from "La Sonnambula" by V. Bellini
Piano August & September 1847 Müller (later Schuberth)
1848/1853/1876
Vol. 3 of the collection Oper im Salon of 1876.
Op.39
Notturno d'aprés une Romance de Françoise Liszt
Nocturne after a Romance by Franz Liszt
Piano October 1847 Kistner
1847
WoO.7
Fantasie über Themen aus Kücken's "Prätendent"
Fantasy on themes from Kücken's "Prätendent"
Piano December 1847   Lost - last known of at the publisher Kistner.
Op.42
"Le Prétendant": Musique de Fr. Kücken. Transcriptions.
"Der Prätendent": Music by Franz Kücken. Transcriptions.
Piano November & December 1847 Kistner
1847/1848
3 Nos. No.1 Capricietto and No.3 Grande Valse brillante arranged for Piano Four Hands (pub. 1848).
Op.43
Divertimento über Motive aus Halevy's "Jüdin"
Divertimento on motifs from Halevy's "La Juive"
Piano January 1848 Müller (later Schuberth)
1848/1854/1876
Vol. 4 of the collection Oper im Salon of 1876.
Op.44
Fantaisie sur des motifs de l'opéra "Le Barbier de Séville" de Rossini
Fantasy on motifs from the opera "The Barber of Seville" by Rossini
Piano January 1848 Müller (later Schuberth)
1848/1854/1876
Vol. 5 of the collection Oper im Salon of 1876.
Op.45
Reminiscenzen aus Mozart's "Don Juan"
Reminiscences from Mozart's "Don Giovanni"
Piano January 1848 Müller (later Schuberth)
1848/1854/1876
Vol. 6 of the collection Oper im Salon of 1876.
Op.46
"The last Rose of Summer": Impromptu Piano Spring 1849 Cranz
1849
WoO.10
Große Fantasie über Motive aus der Oper "Das Diamantkreuz" von Seigfried Salomon
Grand Fantasy on motifs from the opera "Das Diamantkreuz" by Siegfried Salomon
Piano November 1849   Lost - Manuscript was held by the dedicatee, Freiherrn von König of Stuttgart.
WoO.11
2 Violin-Romanzen von L. van Beethoven, übertragen
2 Violin Romances by L. van Beethoven, arranged
Piano November 1849 Schuberth
1849
WoO.12
Valse-Rondino über Motive aus der Oper "Das Diamantkreuz" von Seigfried Salomon
Valse-Rondino on motifs from the opera "Das Diamantkreuz" by Siegfried Salomon
Piano November 1849 Schuberth
1850
WoO.12A
Etude de Concert sur un motif des "Puritani" de Bellini
Concert Study on a motif from Puritani by Bellini
Piano December 1849?   Manuscript.. Discovered in 2010 in the Nederlands Musiek Instituut in The Hague. Previously unknown.
Op.61
Nr.1 Caprice über Wagner's "Lohengrin"
No.1 Caprice on Wagner's "Lohengrin"
Nr.2 Reminiscenzen aus Wagner's "Fliegender Holländer"
No.2 Reminiscences of Wagner's "Fliegender Holländer"
Nr.3 Fantasie über Motive aus Richard Wagner's "Tannhäuser"
No.3 Fantasy on motifs from Richard Wagner's "Tannhäuser"
Nr.4 Capriccio in Rondoform über Motive aus der Oper "Genoveva" von R. Schumann
No.4 Capriccio in Rondo form on motifs from the opera "Genoveva" by R. Schumann
Piano 1853 - May 1855 Schuberth
1855/1876/1877
No.1 originally published as Lyrische Fragmente aus Lohengrin. Vols. 7-10 of the collection Oper im Salon of 1876. All three published in one Vol. in 1877 as Richard Wagner's Opern-Album. Op.61 Nos.1-3 composed in 1853, No.4 composed in May 1855.
Op.62
Drei Salon-Etüden aus Richard Wagner's Opern
Three Salon-Etudes on Richard Wagner's Operas
Piano 1853 Schlesinger
1855
Op.65
Nr.1 Fantasie über Motive aus "Benvenuto Cellini" von Hector Berlioz
No.1 Fantasy on motifs from "Benvenuto Cellini" by Hector Berlioz
Nr.2 Caprice über Motive aus der Oper "König Alfred" von J. Raff
No.2 Caprice on motifs from "the Opera "König Alfred" by J. Raff
Piano May 1855 Schuberth
1865/1876
Vols. 11 & 12 of the collection Oper im Salon of 1876.
Op.68
Fünf Transcriptionen nach Beethoven, Gluck, Mozart, Schumann und Spohr
Five Trancriptions after Beethoven, Gluck, Mozart, Schumann and Spohr
Piano January 1857 Peters
1857
Op.70
Trovatore et Traviata: 2 Paraphrases de Salon d'aprés Verdi
Trovatore and Traviata: 2 Salon Paraphrases after Verdi
Piano Febraury 1857 Peters
1857
Op.81
Nr.1 Sicilienne. Air favori de l'opéra "Les Vêpres Siciliennes" de Verdi. Transcrit.
No.1 Sicilienne: Favourite Air from the opera "Les Vêpres Siciliennes" by Verdi. Transcribed.
Nr.2 Tarantelle. D'aprés la Tarantelle de l'opéra "Les Vêpres Siciliennes" de Verdi.
No.2 Tarantella: After the Tarantella from the opera "Les Vêpres Siciliennes" by Verdi.
Piano 1858 Peters
1861
WoO.22
2 Märsche aus Händel's Oratorien: "Saul" und "Jephta". Transkription.
2 Marches from Handel's Oratorios: "Saul" and "Jephta". Transcription
Piano 1859 Schuberth
1879
Op.121
Illustrations de l'Africaine: Opéra de Meyerbeer
Illustrations of "l'Africaine": Opera by Meyerbeer
Piano 1864 Bote & Bock
1866
4 Nos.
WoO.23
Ausgewählte Stücke aus den Violin-Sonaten von Joh. Seb. Bach: bearbeitet
Selected Pieces from the Violin Sonatas of Joh. Seb. Bach: arranged
Piano Summer 1865 Rieter-Biedermann
1869
18 Nos. in 7 vols.
WoO.24
Abendlied von Robert Schumann: Konzert-Paraphrase
"Evening Song" by Robert Schumann: Concert Paraphrase
Piano Autumn 1865 Schuberth
1866
Simplified version published by Maylath in 1871.
WoO.26
Reminiscenzen aus Richard Wagner's Oper: "Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg"
Reminiscences of Richard Wagner's Opera "Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg"
Piano Summer 1867 Schott
1868
4 Nos (one for each act) in 4 Vols.
   WoO.30
          
#1
#2
#3
#4
#5
#6
6 Sonaten für Violincell von J.S. Bach für das Pianoforte bearbeitet
6 Sonatas for the Cello by J.S. Bach arranged for the Piano
Piano 1868 Rieter-Biedermann
1869-1871
WoO.34
Improvisation über das Lied "Der Lindenzweig" by L. Damrosch
Improvisation on the Lied "Der Lindenzweig" by L. Damrosch
Piano Summer 1870 Lichtenberg (later Stürmer) 1871
WoO.37
Berceuse d'aprés une pensée de Ch. Gounod
Berceuse after an idea by Ch. Gounod
Piano 1872 Siegel
1872
WoO.38
Valse de Juliet de Ch. Gounod
Juliet's Waltz by Ch. Gounod
Piano 1872 Siegel
1873
WoO.40
Drei Suiten für Orchester von Joh. Seb. Bach: Für Pianoforte bearbeitet
Three Suites for Orchestra by Joh. Seb. Bach: arranged for Piano
Piano Autumn 1874 Rieter-Biedermann
1875

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