1. Acknowledgement


The source and archival material presented on RWA online comes largely from the holdings of the Max-Reger-Institut.

Numerous institutions have contributed to the success of this edition by providing manuscripts, prints or digital copies of source material. Special thanks are due to Universal Edition in Vienna for permission to digitize several complete engraver’s copies for publication in vol. II/2. Thanks are also due to:

  • Bayerische Staatsbibliothek München
  • Houghton Library, Harvard University Cambridge (Massachusetts)
  • Institut für Musikforschung, Berlin
  • Krauth Memorial Library
  • Landesbibliothek Schwerin
  • The Lutheran Theological Seminary, Philadelphia
  • Österreichischen Nationalbibliothek Wien
  • Sächsische Landesbibliothek – Staats- und Universitätsbibliothek Dresden
  • Staatliche Bibliothek Neuburg an der Donau
  • Staatsbibliothek zu Berlin – Preußischer Kulturbesitz
  • Stadt- und Landesbibliothek Dortmund
  • Stadtmuseum Weiden
  • Universitätsbibliothek Basel
  • Universitätsbibliothek Bonn
  • Universitätsbibliotek Köln
  • Universitätsbibliothek Leipzig
  • Uppsala universitetsbibliotek

Many other institutions and private persons have thankfully contributed to complete the representations in the encyclopaedic section, about which the respective picture credits provide information. Attempts were made to locate all rights holders. If there are any further claims, please contact the Max-Reger-Institut.

For suggestions and advice from the performers, we would like to thank Frauke May-Jones (Cologne) and Prof. Markus Becker (Hanover).

We would also like to thank the Akademie der Wissenschaften und der Literatur Mainz (especially Dr. Gabriele Buschmeier †), the Carus-Verlag Stuttgart (namely the editor Julia Rosemeyer), the staff of the Max-Reger-Institut Patrick Borgeat M.A. and Dr. Jürgen Schaarwächter, Hochschule für Musik Karlsruhe, as well as the research assistants and interns of the Reger-Werkausgabe and the Max-Reger-Institut.

We would like to thank the Virtual Research Network Edirom (ViFE) at the Detmold/Paderborn Musicology Seminar for their cooperation in the digital realisation.

We gratefully remember Marion Reichenbach (1933–2015), who made the Max-Reger-Institut the sole beneficiary of her will.1 Her estate has funded the preparation of volumes for print from the Songs and Choral Works Series.