6 Quartets, Op.112 (Brahms, Johannes)

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Editor First edition
Publisher. Info. Leipzig: C.F. Peters, n.d.(1891). Plate 7639.
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Editor Eusebius Mandyczewski (1857-1929)
Publisher. Info. Johannes Brahms: Sämtliche Werke, Band 20:
Mehrstimmige Gesänge mit Klavier oder Orgel

Leipzig: Breitkopf & Härtel, 1926-27. Plate J.B. 108.
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For High Voice and Piano (Kirchner)

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Arranger Theodor Kirchner (1823–1903)
Language German / English / French
Publisher. Info. Leipzig: C.F. Peters, n.d.[1892]. Plate 7717.
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For Piano solo (Kirchner)

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Arranger Theodor Kirchner (1823–1903)
Publisher. Info. Leipzig: C.F. Peters, n.d.(ca.1891). Plate 7719.
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General Information

Work Title 6 Quartets
Alternative. Title
Composer Brahms, Johannes
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. Op.112
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. IJB 101
Key see below
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 6 songs:
  1. Sehnsucht. Andante (F minor)
  2. Nächtens. Unruhig bewegt (F major)
  3. Himmel strahlt so helle. Allegro non troppo (D major)
  4. Rote Rosenknospen. Allegretto grazioso (F major)
  5. Brennessel steht an Weges Rand. Allegro (F minor)
  6. Liebe Schwalbe, kleine Schwalbe. Presto (D minor)
Text Incipit see below
  1. Es rinnen die Wasser Tag und Nacht
  2. Nächtens wachen auf die irren
  3. Himmel strahlt so helle
  4. Rote Rosenknospen
  5. Brennessel steht an Weges Rand
  6. Liebe Schwalbe, kleine Schwalbe
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1888 (Nos.1, 2), 1891 ca. (Nos.3-6)
First Publication. 1891
Librettist see below
Nos.1, 2. Franz Kugler (1808–1858)
Nos.3-6. Hugo Conrat (1845-1906)
Language German
Average DurationAvg. Duration 10 minutes
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Romantic
Piece Style Romantic
Instrumentation soprano, alto, tenor, bass, piano
Extra Information Nos.3-6 were also published separately under the title 4 Zigeunerlieder.

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