Works by Joachim Raff

Welcome to the homepage of Edition Nordstern, a music publisher from Stuttgart, Germany. The center of our publishing activities are the works by Joachim Raff, including operas, choral works, orchestral works, string quartets, etc.. In addition a new and complete catalogue of music by Raff has been published recently. Other composers in our catalogue are Draeseke, Meyerbeer, Lindpaintner, Lortzing and Halévy.

Werke von Joachim Raff

Willkommen bei der Edition Nordstern, einem kleinen Musikverlag aus Stuttgart. Im Zentrum unserer Publikationen stehen die Werke von Joachim Raff, seine Opern, Chorwerke, Orchesterwerke, Streichquartette, etc.. Angeboten wird auch ein neues und komplettes Raff Werkverzeichnis . Weitere Komponisten beim Verlag sind Draeseke, Meyerbeer, Lindpaintner, Lortzing und Halévy.

NewOrchestral materials for hire.
Opera editions.
Performances of works published by Edition Nordstern.
MIDI renderings of new scores here
PDF downloads here

Joachim Raff Werkverzeichnis catalog of music Joachim Raff, Die Eifersuechtigen, Die Eifersüchtigen
Raff, Symphonie op. 153,Titel, klein
Raff, Sämtliche Orchesterlieder Pt, klein
Raff quartet 5 Quartett 5 Raff Samson KA Titelblatt klein

Verzeichnis/Catalog: A major milestone in research:
The music of Joachim Raff /
Neues Joachim Raff Werkverzeichnis, info
Download as a PDF, here

Violin sonata: J. Raff - Sonata for piano and violin op. 129 and duo for piano and violin WoO55.

Samson: Raff’s opera Samson received its successful world premiere in Weimar after 165 years. To celebrate the occasion a special edition of the piano score is on sale.The opera has been recorded in September 2023 by Swiss-Fonogramm in Bern with Magnus Vigilius in the title role and Olena Tokar as Delilah. The CD box should be available by end of 2023.
Jealous Ones: lRaff’s final opera “Die Eifersüchtigen” received its world premiere by the Opernkollektiv Zürich. The performances were recorded and a CD publication is planned, info
A vocal score of the opera is available now, and the full score is to be released soon.

Quartet No. 5: Raff string quartett No.5 available now

Orchestral songs: A new volume of Raff’s complete orchestral songs is now available, including two songs that have never been publilshed before.

Symphony No. 3 “In the forest”:
The “Waldsymphonie” was Raff’s most successful orchestral works. This is the first edition since 1872 based on the composer’s now hard to find autographs.