Welcome to the homepage of the Edition Nordstern. This small company publishes classical music and is specialized on forgotten and rarely played music from the romantic period that spans from the 19th century to the early 20th century.

With our editions of neglected works we would like to  make them available to music lovers, musicologists, and performers who want to explore the musical regions beyond the usual repertoire.

New
Orchestral materials for hire.
Performances of works published by Edition Nordstern.
MIDI renderings of new scores.

New editions and plans:

Now: J. Raff - Orchestral prelude “Othello” WoO 52, full score
Now: G. Meyerbeer - Overture to “Alimelek oder die beiden Kalifen”, full score
Now: F. HalÚvy - Overture to “La Reine de Chypre”, full score
Now: Two overtures by F. HalÚvy arranged for string quartet by Richard Wagner, score and parts
Now: J. Raff - Two pieces for mixed choir with orchestral accompaniment, op. 186, score, see here
2018: J. Raff - “Samson”, musical drama in 5 acts, orchestral score and piano score
2018: J. Raff - The music of Joachim Raff, an illustrated catalogue (Werkverzeichnis)

All new editions of the Raff series will be issued as hardcover volumes.
More news here.

Operas:

Edition Nordstern has published the opera “La Reine de Chypre” by F. HalÚvy. It has been performed and recorded at the ThÚÔtre des Champs-ElysÚes in Paris in June 2017. The recording has now been released  by Editions singulaires. See here. Scores and parts are available for hire with Edition Nordstern.

The acclaimed cpo label has now released a recording from the Prinzregententheater in Munich of the
opera “Catharina Cornaro” by Franz Lachner. See cpo. Score and parts were published by
Edition Nordstern in 2012. Lachner’s opera was written on the same scenario as HalÚvy’s “La Reine de Chypre