Module II

Introductions

More than half a century after the publication of Reger’s songs and choral works in the Max Reger Complete Edition a new edition of all the songs and choral works is being published in eleven volumes as the second part of the Reger-Werkausgabe:

1. II/2 – Songs II

The second volume in the Songs and Choral Works Series contains, in chronological order, the songs Max Reger composed between summer 1899 and spring 1901 in Berchtesgaden (Schneewinkl-Lehn) and Weiden.Six Songs op. 35 (1899)
Five Songs op. 37 (1899)
Der Tod, das ist die kühle Nacht WoO VII/21 (1899)
Letzte Bitte WoO VII/22 (1899)
Eight Songs op. 43 (1899)
Seven Songs op. 48 (1900)
Nachtgeflüster WoO VII/23 (1900)
Süße Ruh WoO VII/24 (1900)
Brautring WoO VII/25 (1900)
Geheimnis WoO VII/26 (1900)
Mädchenlied WoO VII/27 (1900)
Hoffnungslos WoO VII/28 (1900)
Sonnenregen WoO VII/29 (1900)
Twelve Songs op. 51 (1900)
Fifteen Songs op. 55 (1901)

2. II/3 – Songs III

The third volume in the Songs and Choral Works Series contains in chronological order the songs Max Reger composed between December 1900 and February 1903. These are works from his Munich period, although a few had been begun earlier in Weiden (see op. 79c).

3. II/4 – Songs IV

This fourth volume in the Songs and Choral Works Series contains, in chronological order, Reger’s songs for solo voice and piano composed in Munich between November 1903 and July 1905.

4. II/6 – Songs with orchestral accompaniment

4.1.

This sixth volume in the Songs and Choral Works Series contains, in chronological order, Reger’s compositions for solo voice and orchestra composed between 1912 and 1915. These comprise two original compositions and Reger’s orchestrations of his own songs.

5. II/9 – Works for mixed voice unaccompanied choir II

The ninth volume in the Songs and Choral Works Series contains, in chronological order, the works Max Reger composed between 1904 and 1914 for unaccompanied mixed voice choir.

6. II/11 – Works for mixed voice choir with piano

The eleventh volume in the Songs and Choral Works Series contains, in chronological order, Reger’s only composition for a mixed vocal scoring and piano from 1892, and the piano reductions scores for his own choral-symphonic works composed between 1903 and 1914.

7.

Translation by Elizabeth Robinson and Chris Walton (II/4 and II/6).

Citation

Module II – Introductions, in: Reger-Werkausgabe, www.reger-werkausgabe.de/introductions-module-ii.html, last check: 22nd February 2024.

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