Das Kaiserlied, Hob.XXVIa:43 (Haydn, Joseph)



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For Mixed Chorus and Piano (Linder)

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Arranger August Linder
Publisher. Info. Deutsche Weisen, No.17
Stuttgart: Albert Auer's Musikverlag, n.d.[1900]. Plate A. 30 A.
Misc. Notes Highest note is melody
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For 3 Voices and Piano

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Language Italian (Kingdom of Lombardy–Venetia anthem)
Publisher. Info. Milan: Tito di G. Ricordi, n.d.[1855]. Plate 27785.
Misc. Notes STB and piano
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For 2 Guitars (Scherrer)

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Arranger Heinrich Scherrer (1865-1937)
Publisher. Info. Munich: Verlag Gitarrefreund, 1909.
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For Harp (Bochsa)

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Arranger Nicholas Charles Bochsa (1789-1856)
Publisher. Info. London: Chappell, n.d. Plate W.R.8108.
Misc. Notes From the International Harp Archives at Brigham Young University
(also digitally archived at the Internet Archive).
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General Information

Work Title Das Kaiserlied
Alternative. Title Gott erhalte Franz den Kaiser
Composer Haydn, Joseph
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. Hob.XXVIa:43
Key G major
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 1 Langsam
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1797
First Publication. 1797
Librettist Lorenz Leopold Haschka (1749-1827)
Language German
Dedication Emperor Francis II
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Classical
Piece Style Classical
Instrumentation voice, piano
Related Works Haydn used it for the 2nd movement of his String Quartet in C major, Emperor.
External Links Wikipedia article
Extra Information The music was written for the anthem of Emperor Francis II of the Holy Roman Empire. The tune, with varying words, was used for the national anthems of Austria-Hungary (until 1918), Austria (1929–1938), and Germany (after 1922).

Misc. Comments

Songs with Keyboard by Joseph Haydn (Hob. XXV-XXVI)
Hob. XXVa (2 Voices and Keyboard)
  • Beim Schmerz der dieses Herz durchwühlt, Hob.XXVIa:37
  • Der schlaue Pudel, Hob.XXVIa:38
  • Trachten will ich nicht auf Erden, Hob.XXVIa:39
  • Der Feldzug, Hob.XXVIa:40
  • Das Kaiserlied, Hob.XXVIa:43
  • Als einst mit Weibes Schönheit, Hob.XXVIa:44
  • Vergiß mein nicht, Hob.XXVIa:46
  • Bald wehen uns des Frühlings Lüfte, Hob.XXVIa:47
  • Ich liebe, du liebest, er liebet, Hob.XXVIa:48a
  • Dürre, Staub, vermorschte Knochen, Hob.XXVIa:48b
  • Sag'n allweil vom Staatsleb'n, Hob.XXVIa:48c
  • Kein besseres Leben ist ja auf der Welt, Hob.XXVIa:48d
XXVb (3 Voices and Keyboard)
  • An den Vetter, Hob.XXVb:1
  • Daphnens einziger Fehler, Hob.XXVb:2
  • Betrachtung des Todes, Hob.XXVb:3
  • An die Frauen, Hob.XXVb:4
XXVc (4 Voices and Keyboard)
  • Der Augenblick, Hob.XXVc:1
  • Alles hat seine Zeit, Hob.XXVc:3
  • Die Beredsamkeit, Hob.XXVc:4
  • Der Greis, Hob.XXVc:5
  • Die Warnung, Hob.XXVc:6
  • Wider den Übermut, Hob.XXVc:7
XXVIa (Voice and Keyboard)
XXVIb (Cantatas)
  • Deutschlands Klage auf den Tod des grossen Friedrichs Borussens König, Hob.XXVIb:1
  • Dr. Har(r)ingtons Compliment, Hob.XXVIb:3
  • Lines from the battle of the Nile, Hob.XXVIb:4