Romantic composer Joachim Raff (1822-1900) was born in Zurich, Switzerland but lived and worked most of his life in Germany. He wrote a variety of instrumental and vocal music, but his fame declined and only his Cavatina is widely remembered.
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Joachim Raff Society
Official site includes biography, news, descriptions of many pieces, message board, catalogue of works sorted by opus and genre, discography and recommended recordings, RAM audio samples, and society information.
Classical Archives: Joseph Raff
Biography and music files offered in MIDI format.
Profile by David Wright for MusicWeb(UK) discusses his place among his contemporaries, noting how his allegiance to older forms and dislike of the newer German music at times kept him out of the musical mainstream.
Joseph Joachim Raff
Musicalics. entry focusing on his music and contradicting the opinion that he was a superficial, unimportant composer. Includes links to related topics.
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