Pio IX, S.261 (Liszt, Franz)

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 Complete Score (S.261)
#15603 - 0.64MB, 4 pp. -  3.0/10 2 4 6 8 10 (1- V/V/21 - 1816x

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Liszt Pio IX (der Papsthymnus).pdf

Karls Straube

Publisher Info.:

Franz Liszt / Orgelkompositionen. Frankfurt: C.F. Peters. Edition 3628, n.d. Plates 8920, 9989.


Franz Liszt / Organ Works. Mineola, N.Y. : Dover Publications, 1996.


Public Domain - Non-PD EU [tag/del]


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Arrangements and Transcriptions

For Piano solo (Liszt)

 L'Hymne du Pape (S.530 - scan) (EU) (Preview)
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 L'Hymne du Pape (S.530 - filter) (EU) (Preview)
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TN-Liszt NLA Serie I Band 15 16 L hymne du pape S.530.jpg

Imre Mező (1932–)
Imre Sulyok (1912–2008)

Publisher Info.:

Neue Liszt-Ausgabe. Serie 1, Band 15
Budapest: Editio Musica / Kassel: Bärenreiter, 1982. Plate Z.8253.


Public Domain - Non-PD US [tag/del]

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General Information

Work Title Pio IX
Alternative Title Der Papsthymnus / L’hymne du pape / Inno del papa
Composer Liszt, Franz
Opus/Catalogue Number S.261 ; LW.E19a
Movements/Sections 1 piece
Year/Date of Composition 1863–65
First Publication 1865
Composer Time Period Romantic
Piece Style Romantic
Instrumentation Organ

Misc. Comments

Version History

  • Composed for organ, 1863–65 (= S.261)
Published 1865 by Körner (Erfurt), as Pio IX
  • Arranged for solo piano, 1864 (= S.530)
Published 1865 by Bote & Bock (Berlin), as Hymne du Pape
  • Arranged for orchestra, 1864 (= S.361)
Version not published
  • Arranged for piano 4 hands, 1865 (= S.625)
Published 1865 by Bote & Bock (Berlin), as Der Papsthymnus
  • Arranged for voice and piano [by Liszt?], 1865? (= S.766)
Published 1865? by Kahnt (Leipzig), as Der Papsthymnus
  • Revised for 2 voices and organ ad lib., 1867–68, as Dall'alma Roma (= S.36)
Published 1987 by Universal Edition (Vienna)
  • Revised for mixed chorus and orchestra, 1866–67, as Die Gründung der Kirche (No.8) in the oratorio Christus, S.3
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