Orchestra SATB choir, 2 flute, 2 oboe, 2 clarinet, 2 bassoon, 2 horn, 2 trumpet, 3 trombone, timpani, 2 violin, viola, cello, contrabass
Composed by Johannes Brahms (1833-1897). Edited by Rainer Boss. This edition: urtext. Stuttgart Urtext Edition: Urtext Editions; Carus sheet music series: Vocal scores XL. Brahms: Schicksalslied (Text: Holderlin). Innovative practice aids, Sacred vocal music. Full score. Composed 1871. Op. 54. 68 pages. Duration 16 minutes. Carus Verlag #CV 10.399/00. Published by Carus Verlag (CA.1039900).
Item Number: CA.1039900
ISBN 9790007145149. Text language: German/English. Text: Holderlin, Friedrich / MacFarren, Natalia. Text: Friedrich Holderlin / Natalia MacFarren.
With the Schicksalslied Brahms created a very personal interpretation on the theme of fate in a timeless piece of music that will not fail to impress in concert hall or church. The new edition is a modern Urtext edition of the score based on current editorial principles. It is based not only on the composer's personal copy of the first edition as the primary source, but also on the engraving manuscript which was long thought to have been lost. Thus the composer's handwritten corrections made in this manuscript could be incorporated in the new edition, as well as a revision in this bilingual edition of the English translation of Friedrich Holderlin's dramatic poem.