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.
Scores available as PDF downloads, see our shop here


Raff Adventzeit op.216



Our newest release for the advent season!

Raff quartet 5 Quartett 5
Quartet No. 2:
Raff string quartet No.2 available now. Soon to be followed by quartet No. 3
Raff Samson KA Titelblatt klein
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.
Raff, Symphonie op. 153,Titel, klein
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.

Raff Die Eifersuechtigen KA Titel klein
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.

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

Raff quartet 5 Quartett 5
Quartet No. 5:
Raff string quartet No.5 available now. Soon to be followed by quartet No. 3
Raff quartet 5 Quartett 5
Violin sonata No.4 and Duo WoO 55: First edition of Raff’s Duo for violin and piano WoO 55, combined with his “chromatic” violin sonata op. 129.
A video with a performance of the duo will soon be available.

Drei Suiten op. 192 klein
Three suites for string quartet op. 192: Raff’s most successful contribution to the genre. For more than 20 years on the market and now available again.