Brahms:  List  of  Compositions



 

         Works with Opus numbers

         
Online editions of Brahms’ works can be found at the IMSLP/Petrucci Music Library

 

1

Piano Sonata No. 1 in C Major

2

Piano Sonata No. 2 in F sharp minor

3

Six Songs for Tenor or Soprano and Piano

    1. Liebestreu - Fidelity in Love
    2. Liebe und Frühling I - Love and Spring I
    3. Liebe und Frühling II - Love and Spring II
    4. Lied - Song
    5. In der Fremde - Far From Home
    6. Lied - Song

4

Scherzo in E Flat minor for Piano

5

Piano Sonata No. 3 in F minor

6

Six Songs for Tenor or Soprano and Piano

    1. Spanisches Lied - Spanish Song
    2. Der Frühling - Springtime
    3. Nachwirkung - Aftereffect
    4. Juche - Hurrah!
    5. Wie die Wolke nach der Sonne - As the Cloud after the Sun
    6. Nachtigallen schwingen lustig - Nightingales Swoop Happily

7

Six Songs for Voice and Piano

    1. Treue Liebe - True Love
    2. Parole - Watchword
    3. Anklänge - Reminiscences
    4. Volkslied - Folksong
    5. Die Trauernde - The Unhappy Girl
    6. Heimkehr - Homecoming

8

Piano Trio No. 1 in B Major for Piano, Violin and Cello

9

Sixteen Variations for Piano on a Theme by Schumann

10

Four Ballads for Piano

11

Serenade No. 1 in D Major forLarge Orchestra

12

Ave Maria for Women's Chorus and Orchestra or Organ

13

Begräbnisgesang - Funeral Song for Chorus and Wind Instruments

14

Acht Lieder und Romanzen - Eight Songs and Romances for Voice and Piano

    1. Vor dem Fenster - Outside the Window
    2. Vom verwundeten Knaben - About the Wounded Boy
    3. Murrays Ermordung - The Assassination of Murray
    4. Ein Sonnett - A Sonnet
    5. Trennung - Separation
    6. Gang zur Liebsten - Visiting His Sweetheart
    7. Ständchen - Serenade
    8. Sehnsucht - Longing

15

Piano Concerto No. 1 in D minor

16

Serenade No. 2 in A Major for Small Orchestra

17

Four Songs for Female Chorus, Two Horns and Harp

    1. Es tönt ein voller Harfenklang - I Hear a Harp
    2. Lied von Shakespeare - Song from Shakespeare
    3. Der Gärtner - The Gardener
    4. Gesang aus Fingal - Song from Fingal

18

String Sextet No. 1 in B Flat Major for 2 Violins, 2 Violas, and 2 Celli

19

Five Poems for Voice and Piano

    1. Der Kuss - The Kiss
    2. Scheiden und Meiden - Parting and Separation
    3. In der Ferne - Far Away
    4. Der Schmied - The Blacksmith
    5. An eine Aeolsharfe - To an Aeolian Harp

20

Three Duets for Soprano and Alto with Piano

    1. Weg der Liebe I - Way of Love I
    2. Weg der Liebe II - Way of Love II
    3. Die Meere - The Sea

21/1

Variations for Piano on an Original Theme in D Major

21/2

Variations for Piano on a Hungarian Song, in D Major

22

Sieben Marienlieder - Seven Songs of the Virgin for mixed Chorus a cappella

    1. Der englische Gruß - The English Greeting
    2. Marias Kirchgang - Mary Goes to Church
    3. Marias Wallfahrt - Mary's Pilgrimage
    4. Der Jäger - The Hunter
    5. Ruf zur Maria - Call to Mary
    6. Magdalena - Magdalena
    7. Marias Lob - Mary's Praise

23

Variations for Piano Four Hands on a Theme by Schumann

24

Variations and Fugue for Piano on a Theme by Handel

25

Piano Quartet No. 1 in G minor

26

Piano Quartet No. 2 in A Major

27

The 13th Psalm for Three-voice Women's Chorus with Organ or Piano

28

Four Duets for Alto and Baritone with Piano

    1. Die Nonne und der Ritter - The Nun and the Knight
    2. Vor der Tür - Before the Door
    3. Es rauschet das Wasser - The Water Rushes
    4. Der Jäger und sein Liebchen - The Hunter and His Beloved

29

Two Motets for Five-voice mixed Chorus a cappella

    1. Es ist das Heil uns kommen her - The Grace of God Has Come to Man
    2. Schaffe in mir, Gott, ein rein Herz - Create in Me, God, a Pure Heart

30

Geistliches Lied - Spiritual Song for Four-voice Chorus with Organ or Piano

31

Three Quartets for Soprano, Alto, Tenor, Bass and Piano

    1. Wechsellied zum Tanze - Dialogue at the Dance
    2. Neckereien - Teasing
    3. Der Gang zum Liebchen - Going To the Loved One

32

Nine Songs for Voice and Piano

33

Romanzen (Magalone-Lieder) - Romances (Magelone Songs) for Voice and Piano

34

Piano Quintet in F minor

34b

Sonata for Two Pianos in F minor

35

Studies for Piano in A minor - Variations on a Theme by Paganini

36

String Sextet No. 2 in G Major for 2 Violins, 2 Violas, and 2 Celli

37

Drei Geistliche Chöre - Three Spiritual Choruses for Women's Chorus a cappella

    1. O bone Jesu
    2. Adoramus
    3. Regina coeli

38

Cello Sonata No. 1 in E minor for Cello and Piano

39

Waltzes for Piano

40

Horn Trio in E Flat Major for Horn (or Cello or Viola), Violin and Piano

41

Five Songs for Four-part Male Chorus

    1. Ich schwing mein Horn ins Jammertal- I Blow My Horn to Sorrow's Vale
    2. Freiwillige her! - A Volunteer
    3. Geleit - Escort
    4. Marschieren - Marching
    5. Gebt Acht! - Be on Guard!

42

Three Songs for Six-part mixed Chorus a cappella

    1. Abendständchen - Evening Serenade
    2. Vineta - Vineta
    3. Darthulas Grabegesang - Darthula's Dirge

43

Four Songs for Voice and Piano

    1. Von ewiger Liebe - Of Everlasting Love
    2. Die Mainacht - The May Night
    3. Ich schell mein Horn ins Jammerthal - I Sound My Horn in the Valley of Grief
    4. Das Lied vom Herrn von Falkenstein - The Song of the Lord of Falkenstein

44

Zwölf Lieder und Romanzen - Twelve Songs and Romances for Four-part Women's Chorus a cappella or with Piano ad libitum

    1. Minnelied - Minnesong
    2. Der Bräutigam - The Bridegroom
    3. Barcarole - Barcarole
    4. Fragen - Questions
    5. Die Müllerin - The Miller's Daughter
    6. Die Nonne - The Nun
    7. Vier Lieder aus dem Jungbrunnen (I) - Four Songs from the Fountain of Youth (I)
    8. Vier Lieder aus dem Jungbrunnen (II) - Four Songs from the Fountain of Youth (II)
    9. Vier Lieder aus dem Jungbrunnen (III) - Four Songs from the Fountain of Youth (III)
    10. Vier Lieder aus dem Jungbrunnen (IV) - Four Songs from the Fountain of Youth (IV)
    11. Die Braut - The Bride
    12. Märznacht - March Night

45

Ein deutsches Requiem - A German Requiem for Soloists, Chorus and Orchestra

46

Four Songs for Voice and Piano

    1. Die Kränze - The Wreaths
    2. Magyarisch - Magyar Song
    3. Die Schale der Vergessenheit - The Goblet of Oblivion
    4. An die Nachtigall - To the Nightingale

47

Five Songs for Voice and Piano

    1. Botschaft - Message
    2. Liebesglut - Blaze of Love
    3. Sonntag - Sunday
    4. O liebliche Wangen - Oh Lovely Face
    5. Die Liebende schreibt - A Woman in Love Writes a Letter

48

Seven Songs for Voice and Piano

    1. Der Gang zum Liebchen - Visiting His Sweetheart
    2. Der Überläufer - The Turncoat
    3. Liebesklage des Mädchen - The Lovelorn Girl's Lament
    4. Gold überwiegt die Liebe - Gold Prevails Over Love
    5. Trost in Tränen - Consolation in Tears
    6. Vergangen ist mir Glück und Heil - I Have Lost Happiness and Well-Being
    7. Herbstgefühl - Autumnal Mood

49

Five Songs for Voice and Piano

    1. Am Sonntag Morgen - On Sunday Morning
    2. An ein Veilchen - To a Violet
    3. Sehnsucht - Longing
    4. Wiegenlied - Lullaby
    5. Abenddämmerung - Twilight

50

Rinaldo (Cantata) for Tenor, Male Chorus and Orchestra

51

Two String Quartets - No. 1 in C minor, No. 2 in A Minor

52a

Liebeslieder Waltzes for Four Voices (SATB) and Piano Four Hands

52b

Liebeslieder Waltzes for Piano Four Hands (no Voices)

53

Alto Rhapsody for Alto, Male Chorus and Orchestra

54

Schicksalslied - Song of Destiny for Chorus and Orchestra

55

Triumphlied - Song of Triumph for Eight-part Chorus and Orchestra (Organ ad libitum)

56a

Variations for Orchestra on a Theme by Haydn

56b

Variations for two Pianos on a Theme by Haydn

57

Eight Songs for Voice and Piano to texts by Daumer

58

Eight Songs for Voice and Piano

    1. Blinde Kuh - Blind Man's Bluff
    2. Während des Regens - During the Rain
    3. Die Spröde - The Unapproachable Woman
    4. O Komme, holde Sommernacht - Oh come, Fair Summer Night
    5. Schwermut - Melancholy
    6. In der Gasse - In the Narrow Street
    7. Vorüber - Gone By
    8. Serenade - Serenade

59

Eight Songs for Voice and Piano

    1. Dämmerung senkte sich von oben - Twilight Has Lowered From Above
    2. Auf dem See - On the Lake
    3. Regenlied - Rain Song
    4. Nachklang - Lingering Sound
    5. Agnes - Agnes
    6. Eine gute, gute Nacht - A Very Good Night
    7. Mein wundes Herz - My Sore Heart
    8. Dein blaues Auge - Your Blue Eyes

60

Piano Quartet No. 3 in C minor

61

Four Duets for Soprano and Alto with Piano

    1. Die Schwestern - The Sisters
    2. Klosterfräulein - Nuns
    3. Phänomen - Phenomenon
    4. Die Boten der Liebe - The Messengers of Love

62

Seven Songs for Mixed Choir

    1. Rosmarin - Rosemary
    2. Von alten Liebesliedern - From Old Love Songs
    3. Waldesnacht - Night in the Forest
    4. Dein Herzlein mild - Thou Gentle Heart
    5. All meine Herzgedanken - My Heartfelt Thanks
    6. Es geht ein Wehen - A Sigh Goes Floating
    7. Vergangen ist mit Gluck und Heil - I Have Lost Happiness and Well-Being

63

Nine Songs for Voice and Piano

    1. Frühlingstrost - Spring's Consolation
    2. Erinnerung - Reminiscence
    3. An ein Bild - To a Picture
    4. An die Tauben - To the Doves
    5. Junge Lieder I - Young Songs I
    6. Junge Lieder II - Young Songs II
    7. Heimweh I - Homesickness I
    8. Heimweh II - Homesickness II
    9. Heimweh III - Homesickness III

64

Three Quartets for Soprano, Alto, Bass and Piano

    1. An die Heimat - To the Homeland
    2. Der Abend - The Evening
    3. Fragen - Questions

65a

New Liebeslieder Waltzes for Four Voices and Piano Four Hands

65b

New Liebeslieder Waltzes for Piano Four Hands (no Voices)

66

Five Duets for Soprano and Alto with Piano

    1. Klänge I - Sounds I
    2. Klänge II - Sounds II
    3. Am Strande - On the Beach
    4. Jägerlied - Huntsman's Song
    5. Hüt du dich! - Take Care!

67

String Quartet No. 3 in B Flat minor

68

Symphony No. 1 in C minor

69

Nine Songs for Voice and Piano

    1. Klage I - Lament I
    2. Klage II - Lament II
    3. Abschied - Farewell
    4. Des Liebsten Schwur - My Sweetheart's Promise
    5. Tambourliedchen - Little Song of the Drummer
    6. Vom Strande - From the Beach
    7. Über die See - Over the Sea
    8. Salome - Salome
    9. Mädchenfluch - A Girl's Curse

70

Four Songs for Voice and Piano

    1. Im Garten am Seegestade - In the Garden by the Seashore
    2. Lerchengesang - Song of the Larks
    3. Serenade - Serenade
    4. Abendregen - Evening Rain

71

Five Songs for Voice and Piano

    1. Es liebt sich so lieblich im Lenze! - Love is so Delightful in the Spring!
    2. An den Mond - To the Moon
    3. Geheimnis - Secret
    4. Willst du, dass ich geh? - Do You Want Me to Go?
    5. Minnelied - Minnesong

72

Five Songs for Voice and Piano

    1. Alte Liebe - Old Love
    2. Sommerfäden - Summer Threads
    3. O kühler Wald - Oh Cool Forest
    4. Verzagen - Despondency
    5. Unüberwindlich - Unconquerable

73

Symphony No. 2 in D Major

74

Two Motets for Mixed Chorus a cappella

    1. Warum ist das Licht gegeben dem Mühseligen? - Why is Light Bestowed on the Brokenhearted?
    2. O Heiland, reiss die Himmel - Oh Saviour, Rend the Heavens

75

Vier Balladen und Romanzen - Four Ballads and Romances for Two Voices and Piano

    1. Edward - Edward
    2. Guter Rat - Good Advice
    3. So lass uns wandern! - So Let Us Wander!
    4. Walpurgisnacht - Walpurgis Night

76

Eight Piano Pieces

77

Violin Concerto

78

Violin Sonata No. 1 in G Major

79

Two Rhapsodies for Piano

80

Akademische Festouverture - Academic Festival Overture for Large Orchestra

81

Tragische Ouverture - Tragic Overture for Orchestra

82

Nänie for Chorus and Orchestra (Harp ad libitum)

83

Piano Concerto No. 2 in B Flat Major

84

Fünf Romanzen und Lieder - Five Romances and Songs for One or Two Voices with Piano

    1. Sommerabend - Summer Evening
    2. Der Kranz - The Wreath
    3. In den Beeren - Among the Berries
    4. Vergebliches Ständchen - Fruitless Serenade
    5. Spannung - Tension

85

Six Songs for Voice and Piano

    1. Sommerabend - Summer Evening
    2. Mondenschein - Moonlight
    3. Mädchenlied - Girl's Song
    4. Ade! - Goodbye!
    5. Frühlingslied - Spring Song
    6. In Waldeseinsamkeit - In the Loneliness of the Forest

86

Six Songs for Low Voice and Piano

    1. Therese - Therese
    2. Feldeinsamkeit - The Loneliness of the Field
    3. Nachtwandler - Sleepwalker
    4. Über die Heide - Over the Heath
    5. Versunken - Enraptured
    6. Todessehnen - Longing For Death

87

Piano Trio No. 2 in C Major for Piano, Violin and Cello

88

String Quintet No. 1 in F Major

89

Gesang der Parzen - Song of the Fates for Six Voice Chorus and Orchestra

90

Symphony No. 3 in F Major

91

Two Songs for Alto Voice, Viola and Piano

    1. Gestillte Sehnsucht - Satisfied Longing
    2. Geistliches Wiegenlied - Spiritual Lullaby

92

Four Quartets for SATB and Piano

    1. O schöne Nacht - Oh Lovely Night
    2. Spätherbst - Late Autumn
    3. Abendlied - Evening Song
    4. Warum? - Why?

93a

Six Songs and Romances for Four Voice mixed Chorus a cappella

    1. Der Bucklichte Fiedler - The Hump-backed Fiddler
    2. Das Mädchen - The Maiden
    3. O süßer Mai - Oh Sweet May
    4. Fahr wohl! - Journey Well!
    5. Der Falke - The Falcon
    6. Beherzigung - Heeding

93b

Tafellied - Table Song for Six-part mixed Chorus and Piano

94

Five Songs for High Voice and Piano

    1. Mit vierzig Jahren - At Forty
    2. Steig auf, geliebter Schatten - Arise, Beloved Ghost
    3. Mein Herz ist schwer - My Heart is Heavy
    4. Sapphische Ode - Sapphic Ode
    5. Kein Haus, keine Heimat - No House, No Homeland

95

Seven Songs for Voice and Piano

    1. Das Mädchen - The Maiden
    2. Bei dir sind meine Gedanken - My Thoughts are With You
    3. Beim Abschied - At Parting
    4. Der Jäger - The Hunter
    5. Vorschneller Schwur - Hasty Oath
    6. Mädchenlied - Maiden's Song
    7. Schön war, das ich dir weihte - It was Beautiful, My Solemn Gift to You

96

Four Songs for Voice and Piano

    1. Der Tod, das ist die kühle Nacht - Death is the Cool Night
    2. Wir wandelten - We Were Walking
    3. Es schauen die Blumen - Flowers Look
    4. Meerfahrt - A Voyage on the Sea

97

Six Songs for Voice and Piano

    1. Nachtigall - Nightingale
    2. Auf dem Schiffe - On the Ship
    3. Entführung - Abduction
    4. Dort in den Weiden - There Among the Willows
    5. Komm bald - Come Soon
    6. Trennung - Separation

98

Symphony No. 4 in E minor

99

Cello Sonata No. 2 in F Major

100

Violin Sonata No. 2 in A Major

101

Piano Trio No. 3 in C minor for Piano, Violin and Cello

102

Double Concerto in A minor for Violin, Cello and Orchestra

103

Eleven Gypsy Songs for Middle Voice and Piano

104

Five Choruses for Mixed Chorus a cappella

    1. Nachtwache I - Night Watch I
    2. Nachtwache II - Night Watch II
    3. Letztes Glück - Last Luck
    4. Verlorene Jugend - Lost Youth
    5. Im Herbst - In Autumn

105

Five Songs for High Voice and Piano

    1. Wie Melodien zieht es mir - As If Melodies Were Moving
    2. Immer leiser wird mein Schlummer - My Slumber Grows More and More Peaceful
    3. Klage - Lament
    4. Auf dem Kirchhofe - In the Churchyard
    5. Verrat - Betrayal

106

Five Songs for Voice and Piano

    1. Ständchen - Serenade
    2. Auf dem See - On the Lake
    3. Es hing der Reif - Hoarfrost Hung
    4. Mein Lieder - My Songs
    5. Ein Wanderer - A Traveler

107

Five Songs for Voice and Piano

    1. An die Stolze - To a Haughty Woman
    2. Salamander - Salamander
    3. Das Mädchen Spricht - The Girl Speaks
    4. Maienkätzchen - Catkins
    5. Mädchenlied - Girl's Song

108

Violin Sonata No. 3 in D minor

109

Fest- und Gedenksprüche - Festive and Commemorative Pieces - Four Songs for Eight-part Chorus a cappella

110

Three Motets for Four and Eight-part Chorus a cappella

    1. Ich aber bin elend - Oh God I am Humble
    2. Ach, arme Welt - Ah, Shallow World
    3. Wenn wir in höchsten Nöten sein - When We are in Greatest Need

111

String Quintet No. 2 in G Major

112

Six Quartets for SATB and Piano

    1. Sehnsucht - Longing
    2. Nächtens - Dusk
    3. Vier Zigeunerlieder No. 1 - Four Gypsy Songs No. 1
    4. Vier Zigeunerlieder No. 2 - Four Gypsy Songs No. 2
    5. Vier Zigeunerlieder No. 3 - Four Gypsy Songs No. 3
    6. Vier Zigeunerlieder No. 4 - Four Gypsy Songs No. 4

113

Thirteen Canons for Women's voices

114

Clarinet Trio in A minor for Clarinet (or Viola), Cello and Piano

115

Clarinet Quintet in B minor for Clarinet and String Quartet

116

Seven Fantasies for Piano

117

Three Intermezzi for Piano

118

Six Piano Pieces

119

Four Piano Pieces

120

Two Sonatas for Clarinet (or Viola) and Piano

    1. No. 1 in F minor
    2. No. 2 in E Flat Major

121

Four Serious Songs for Bass Voice and Piano

122

Eleven Choral Preludes for Organ (opus postum)


 

Works Without Opus Numbers

 

Online editions of Brahms’ works can be found at the IMSLP/Petrucci Music Library

 

    • Canons for mixed vocal ensembles a cappella
    • Choral Prelude and Fugue in A minor for organ, on "O Traurigkeit, o Herzlied"
    • Dem dunkeln Schoss der Heilen Erde - Song for mixed Chorus a cappella
    • Fugue in A Flat minor
    • 49 German Folksongs
    • 42 for Solo Voice and Piano, 7 for Four-part Chorus
    • 28 German Folksongs for Solo Voice and Piano
    • 14 German Folksongs for mixed Chorus
    • 12 German Folksongs for Four-part mixed Chorus
    • Eight German Folksongs for Three- and Four-part Women's Chorus
    • 16 German Folksongs for Three- and Four-part Women's Chorus
    • 20 German Folksongs for Three- and Four-part Women's Chorus
    • Two Gavottes for Piano

1.       No. 1 in A minor

2.       No. 2 in A Major

    • Two Gigues for Piano

1.       No. 1 in A minor

2.       No. 2 in B minor

    • Dein Herzlein Mild - The Little Heart Mild - Song for Four-voice Women's Chorus
    • Hungarian Dances: for Piano Four Hands (Nos. 1-21); for Piano solo (Nr. 1-10); for Orchestra (Nos. 1, 3, 10)
    • Kleine Hochzeitskantate - Small Wedding Cantata for Four Voices and Piano
    • Kyrie in G minor for Four voices and Basso continuo
    • Missa Canonica in C Major for Four- to Six-part mixed Chorus a cappella

1.       Sanctus in A Flat Major

2.       Benedictus in F Major

3.       Agnus Dei in F minor

4.       Dona nobis pacem in C Major

    • Mondnacht - Moon Night
    • Ophelia Lieder - Ophelia Songs
    • Five Songs for voice and Piano
    • Song for Voice and Piano
    • Piano Trio in A Major
    • Prelude and Fugue in A minor for Organ
    • Prelude and Fugue in G minor for Organ
    • Regenlied - Rain Song for Voice and Piano
    • Two Sarabands for Piano

1.       No. 1 in A minor

2.       No. 2 in B minor

    • Scherzo for Violin and Piano in C minor from the F.A.E. Sonata
    • 51 Studies for Piano
    • 14 Children's Folksongs

 

 

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