Triumphlied, Op.55 (Brahms, Johannes)

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Publisher. Info. Berlin: N. Simrock, 1872. Plate 7200.
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Publisher. Info. Berlin: N. Simrock, 1872. Plate 7200.
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Editor Eusebius Mandyczewski (1857-1929)
Publisher. Info. Johannes Brahms: Sämtliche Werke, Band 18: Chorwerke mit Orchester II
Leipzig: Breitkopf & Härtel, 1926-27. Plate J.B. 90.
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Publisher. Info. Berlin: N. Simrock, 1874. Plate 7413.
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Publisher. Info. New York: Schirmer, n.d.[1911]. Plate 22898
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For Piano 4 hands (Composer)

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Publisher. Info. Berlin: N. Simrock, n.d.[1873]. Plate 7317.
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General Information

Work Title Triumphlied
Alternative. Title "Song of Triumph"
Composer Brahms, Johannes
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. Op.55
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 3 movements
  1. "Halleluja! Heil und Preis". Lebhaft und feierlich (D major)
  2. "Lobet unsern Gott". Mässig belebt (G major)
  3. "Und ich sahe den Himmel aufgetan". Lebhaft (D major)
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1870–71
First Performance. 1871-4-7 in Bremen (mvt.1): Johannes Brahms (conductor)
1872-6-5 in Karlsruhe (complete): Julius Stockhausen (baritone) ; Herman Levi (conductor)
First Publication. 1872-11 – Berlin: N. Simrock
Librettist Martin Luther (1483–1546), after the Bible
Language German
Dedication Kaiser Wilhelm I
Average DurationAvg. Duration 23 minutes
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Romantic
Piece Style Romantic
Instrumentation voice, double chorus, orchestra
Voice
baritone
2 Mixed Choruses (SATB)
Orchestra
2 flutes, 2 oboes, 2 clarinets (A), 2 bassoons, contrabassoon
4 horns (D), 3 trumpets (D), 3 trombones, tuba
timpani, strings
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  • Composed for baritone, 2 choruses and orchestra, 1870–71
  • Arranged for piano 4 hands by Brahms, 1871