Ein deutsches Requiem, Op.45 (Brahms, Johannes)

Contents

Performances

Recordings

For Chorus and Orchestra (Composer)

MP3 file (audio)
Carolus (2010/10/27)

MP3 file (audio)
Carolus (2010/10/27)

MP3 file (audio)
Carolus (2010/10/27)

MP3 file (audio)
Carolus (2010/10/27)

MP3 file (audio)
Carolus (2010/10/27)

MP3 file (audio)
Carolus (2010/10/27)

MP3 file (audio)
Carolus (2010/10/27)

Performers Kimberly Jones, soprano; Jeffrey Ray, baritone
University Chorus, Motet Choir, Members of the Rockefeller Chapel Choir
University of Chicago Orchestra / James Kallembach, conductor
Publisher Info. Chicago: University of Chicago Orchestra
Copyright
Misc. Notes From Internet Archive. Performed 30 May 2010, Mandel Hall.
Purchase
Javascript is required for this feature.
TN-BrahmsOp45UC.jpg

MP3 file (audio)
Rgagnaux (2016/5/15)

MP3 file (audio)
Rgagnaux (2016/5/16)

Performers Orchestre National de la Radiodiffusion-Télévision Française
Paul Kletzki, conductor
Maria Stader, soprano
Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau, baritone
Publisher Info. Radiodiffusion-télévision française, 1952
Gagnaux Collection
Copyright
Misc. Notes Recorded 1956 june 5, Paris.
Purchase
Javascript is required for this feature.
Stader Fischer Dieskau Kletzi V.jpg
For Voices and Recorder Ensemble (Papalin)

MP3 file (audio)
Papalin (2011/7/1)

MP3 file (audio)
Papalin (2011/7/1)

MP3 file (audio)
Papalin (2011/7/1)

MP3 file (audio)
Papalin (2011/7/1)

MP3 file (audio)
Papalin (2011/7/1)

MP3 file (audio)
Papalin (2011/7/1)

MP3 file (audio)
Papalin (2011/7/1)

Performer Pages Papalin (Recorder, Chorus)
Publisher Info. Papalin
Copyright
Purchase
Javascript is required for this feature.

Naxos Search

Search key: brahms ein deutsches requiem

Javascript not enabled.

Synthesized/MIDI

III. Herr, lehre doch mich

For 2 Trumpets, 3 Trombones and Tuba (Adams)

MID file (audio/video)
Adatec (2016/2/20)

Performers MIDI
Publisher Info. Stefan Adams
Copyright
Purchase
Javascript is required for this feature.

Sheet Music

Full Scores

PDF scanned by D-LÜbi
Ivdruiz (2008/10/12)

Editor First edition
Publisher. Info. Winterthur & Leipzig: J. Rieter-Biedermann, n.d.[1868]. Plate 592.
Copyright
Misc. Notes Colour scan with digital watermark
Purchase
Javascript is required for this feature.
PMLP11297-BraWV, S. 177.pdf

PDF scanned by Piupianissimo
Piupianissimo (2014/3/2)

PDF scanned by Piupianissimo
Piupianissimo (2014/3/2)

PDF scanned by Carolus
Carolus (2010/10/27)

Editor Eusebius Mandyczewski (1857-1929)
Publisher. Info. Johannes Brahms: Sämtliche Werke, Band 17
Leipzig: Breitkopf & Härtel, 1926-27. Plate J.B. 89.
Reprinted Mineola: Dover Publications, 1987.
Copyright
Misc. Notes scan: score scanned at 600dpi (High Quality Scanning)
Purchase
Javascript is required for this feature.
TN-Brahms Werke Band 17 Breitkopf JB 89 Op 45 scan.jpg

PDF scanned by US-BL
Nerd011235 (2007/3/26)

PDF scanned by US-BL
Nerd011235 (2007/3/26)

PDF scanned by US-BL
Nerd011235 (2007/3/26)

PDF scanned by US-BL
Nerd011235 (2007/3/26)

PDF scanned by US-BL
Nerd011235 (2007/3/26)

PDF scanned by US-BL
Nerd011235 (2007/3/26)

PDF scanned by US-BL
Nerd011235 (2007/3/26)

Editor Siegfried Ochs (1858-1929), German preface
Publisher. Info. Leipzig: Ernst Eulenburg, n.d.(ca.1927), Plate E.E. 6054
Reissue (after 1950) - London, New York
Copyright
Purchase
Javascript is required for this feature.
Brahms - Ein deutsches Requiem - I.pdf

Parts

Complete

PDF scanned by Unknown
Perlnerd666 (2009/10/3)

PDF scanned by Unknown
Perlnerd666 (2009/10/3)

PDF scanned by Unknown
Perlnerd666 (2009/10/3)

PDF scanned by Unknown
Perlnerd666 (2009/10/3)

PDF scanned by Unknown
Perlnerd666 (2009/10/3)

PDF scanned by Unknown
Perlnerd666 (2009/10/3)

PDF scanned by Unknown
Perlnerd666 (2009/10/3)

PDF scanned by Unknown
Perlnerd666 (2009/10/3)

PDF scanned by Unknown
Perlnerd666 (2009/10/3)

PDF scanned by Unknown
Perlnerd666 (2009/10/3)

PDF scanned by Unknown
Perlnerd666 (2009/10/3)

PDF scanned by Unknown
Perlnerd666 (2009/10/3)

PDF scanned by Unknown
Perlnerd666 (2009/10/3)

PDF scanned by Unknown
Generoso (2009/1/9)

PDF scanned by Unknown
Perlnerd666 (2009/10/3)

Editor Eusebius Mandyczewski (1857–1929)
Publisher. Info. Leipzig: Breitkopf & Härtel, n.d.(1927). Plate Orch.B. 3218
Reprinted New York: Edwin F. Kalmus, n.d.(1933-70).
Copyright
Misc. Notes Clarinets, Horns, and Trumpets vary keys each movement.
These files are part of the Orchestra Parts Project.
Purchase
Javascript is required for this feature.
PMLP11297-Brahms-Op045.Flute.pdf

II. Denn alles Fleisch, es ist wie Gras

PDF typeset by editor
MartinPackham (2012/11/17)

PDF typeset by editor
MartinPackham (2012/11/17)

PDF typeset by editor
MartinPackham (2012/11/17)

Editor Martin Packham
Publisher. Info. Martin Packham
Copyright
Misc. Notes Separate files for the triple-divisi section up to rehearsal H. The viola players in our orchestra had difficulty reading this section, so I made three separate parts.
Purchase
Javascript is required for this feature.
PMLP11297-Brahms Dt-Requiem 2 viola-1.pdf

Vocal Scores

PDF scanned by US-R
Afp0815 (2012/5/18)

Language German
Publisher. Info. Leipzig: J. Rieter-Biedermann, n.d. Plate 1081.
Copyright
Misc. Notes This file is part of the Sibley Mirroring Project.
Purchase
Javascript is required for this feature.
SIBLEY1802.17590.1dcc-39087011310788score.pdf

PDF scanned by Tarakanov
Carolus (2008/8/5)

Language German
Publisher. Info. Leipzig: C.F. Peters, n.d.(ca.1920). Plate 10115
Copyright
Purchase
Javascript is required for this feature.
PMLP11297-Brahms-Op045vsP.pdf

PDF scanned by US-Nau
Vanderbilt Music Lib. (2013/3/11)

Language English
Publisher. Info. New York: G. Schirmer, n.d. Plate 13748
Copyright
Purchase
Javascript is required for this feature.
PMLP11297-Brahms-Requiem-English.pdf

Arrangements and Transcriptions

Complete

For 2 Pianos 4 hands (Grüters)

PDF scanned by US-R
Morel (2011/10/24)

Arranger August Grüters (1841-1911)
Publisher. Info. Leipzig: J. Rieter-Biedermann, 1908. Plate 2679
Copyright
Misc. Notes This file is part of the Sibley Mirroring Project.
Purchase
Javascript is required for this feature.
SIBLEY1802.16977.1eb9-39087011953538score.pdf
For Piano 4 hands (Composer)

PDF scanned by US-Wc
Cypressdome (2011/7/10)

PDF scanned by US-Wc
Cypressdome (2011/7/10)

PDF scanned by US-Wc
Cypressdome (2011/7/10)

Arranger [Composer]
Publisher. Info. Composer's manuscript, n.d. [ca.1868].
Copyright
Misc. Notes Original scans: 400dpi, color tif files approximately 5700 by 4450 pixels.
Purchase
Javascript is required for this feature.
TN-JBrahms Ein deutsches Requiem, Op.45 arr ms cvr.jpg

PDF scanned by D-LÜbi
Morel (2010/9/8)

Arranger [Composer]
Publisher. Info. Winterthur: J. Rieter-Biedermann, n.d.[1868]. Plate 596.
Copyright
Misc. Notes Colour scan with digital watermark
Purchase
Javascript is required for this feature.
PMLP11297-Brahms Op45 Deutsches requiem piano4hands.pdf
For Piano solo (Kirchner)

PDF scanned by Caprotti
Caprotti (2008/8/5)

PDF scanned by Caprotti
Caprotti (2012/12/23)

Arranger Theodor Kirchner (1823–1903)
Publisher. Info. Leipzig: J. Rieter-Biedermann, n.d.[1885]. Plate 1351.
Copyright
Misc. Notes better scan at 600dpi
Purchase
Javascript is required for this feature.
PMLP11297-Brahms - 045 - Deutsches Requiem (2H Kirchner).pdf

Selections

For Piano and Harmonium (Reinhard)

PDF scanned by RUS-Mrg
WillamBunting (2011/7/16)

PDF scanned by RUS-Mrg
WillamBunting (2011/7/16)

Arranger August Reinhard (1831-1912)
Publisher. Info. Leipzig: J. Rieter-Biedermann, 1900. Plates 2342, 2343.
Copyright
Purchase
Javascript is required for this feature.
PMLP11297-Brahms Reinhardt Sop solo.pdf
For Harmonium (Karg-Elert)
See: Auserlesene Stücke für Harmonium

I. Selig sind die, die da Leid tragen

For Piano and Harmonium (Stade)

PDF scanned by RUS-Mrg
WillamBunting (2011/7/16)

Arranger Friedrich Wilhelm Stade (1817-1902)
Publisher. Info. Leipzig: Rieter-Biedermann, 1887. Plate 1511.
Copyright
Purchase
Javascript is required for this feature.
PMLP11297-Br req No 1 harm.pdf

III. Herr, lehre doch mich

For 2 Trumpets, 3 Trombones and Tuba (Adams)

PDF typeset by arranger
Adatec (2016/2/20)

PDF typeset by arranger
Adatec (2016/2/20)

Arranger Stefan Adams
Publisher. Info. Stefan Adams
Copyright
Purchase
Javascript is required for this feature.
PMLP11297-Brahms Requiem 3 Herr Lehre doch mich Full Score and parts with Trp in Bb.pdf

IV. Wie lieblich sind deine Wohnungen

For Piano and Harmonium (Stade)

PDF scanned by RUS-Mrg
Caprotti (2011/6/14)

Arranger Friedrich Wilhelm Stade (1817-1902)
Publisher. Info. Winterthur: J. Rieter-Biedermann, n.d.[1888]. Plate 1510.
Copyright
Purchase
Javascript is required for this feature.
PMLP11297-Brahms - 045 - Deutsches Requiem - Wie lieblich (2P F.Stade).pdf
For Organ (Schaab)

PDF scanned by US-BL
Wiki03 (2007/3/26)

Arranger Robert Schaab (1817–1887)
Publisher. Info. Leipzig: Rieter-Biedermann, 1884. Plate 1310.
Copyright
Purchase
Javascript is required for this feature.
Brahms requiem wie lieblich.pdf
Javascript is required to submit files.

General Information

Work Title Ein deutsches Requiem
Alternative. Title A German Requiem
Composer Brahms, Johannes
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. Op.45
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 7 movements
I. Selig sind, die da Leid tragen
Matthew 5:4, Psalm 126:5–6
II. Denn alles Fleisch, es ist wie Gras
1 Peter 1:24; James 5:7; 1 Peter 1:25; Isaiah 35:10
III. Herr, lehre doch mich
Psalm 39:5–8 (English verses 4–7); Wisdom of Solomon 3:1
IV. Wie lieblich sind deine Wohnungen
Psalm 84:2,3,5 (English verses 1,2,4)
V. Ihr habt nun Traurigkeit
John 16:22; Ecclesiasticus 51:35 (English verse 27); Isaiah 66:13
VI. Denn wir haben hie keine bleibende Statt
Hebrews 13:14; 1 Corinthians 15:51–52,54–55; Revelation 4:11
VII. Selig sind die Toten
Revelation 14:13
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1865–68
First Performance. 1867-12-1 Konzert der Gesellschaft der Musikfreunde in Wien (Nos.1 to 3)
1868-4-10 Bremer Dom (Nos.1 to 4, 6 to 7)
1869-2-18 Gewandhaus Leipzig (complete)
First Publication. 1868 (November) – Winterthur: J. Rieter-Biedermann
  • Full score – Plate 592, 191 pages
  • Vocal score – Plate 593, 102 pages
  • Orch. parts– Plate 594, 26 parts
  • Chorus parts – Plate 595, 4 parts
Librettist Composer, after Martin Luther's translation of Biblical texts
Language German
Average DurationAvg. Duration 72 minutes
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Romantic
Piece Style Romantic
Instrumentation voices, chorus, orchestra
Voices
soprano, baritone
Mixed Chorus (SATB)
Orchestra
piccolo, 2 flutes, 2 oboes, 2 clarinets (B/A), 2 bassoons, contrabassoon (ad lib.)
4 horns (2 in F/E/D/C/B basso), 2 in F/E/C basso, B basso), 2 trumpets, 3 trombones, tuba
timpani, organ (ad lib.), harp (doubled ad lib.), strings
External Links Wikipedia article
KDH Listening Guide
The Lied, Art Song, and Choral Texts Archive
Recordings on Wikimedia Commons


Misc. Comments

Version History

  • Composed for soloists, chorus and orchestra, 1865–68
  • Arranged for piano 4 hands by Brahms, 1868