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.

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Opera editions.
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Raff, Die Eifersuechtigen, Titelblatt1
Raff Werkverzeichnis

Top: Joachim Raff’s 200th birthday is approaching soon (May 27, 2022). Here come heartfelt birthday greetings (in German) written by the editor of the Joachim Raff edition. Birthday

Now: A major milestone in research:
The music of Joachim Raff /
Neues Joachim Raff Werkverzeichnis, info
Download as a PDF, here

Now: J. Raff - Sonata for piano and violin op. 129 and duo for piano and violin WoO55.

Now: Raff’s musical drama “Samson” received its successful world premiere in Weimar after about 170 years. To celebrate the occasion a special edition of the piano score is on sale.

Now:  Raff’s final opera “Die Eifersüchtigen” received its world premiere by the Opernkollektiv Zürich. The performances were recorded and a CD publication is planned, info