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Requiem, K. 626

by Wolgang Amadeus Mozart ; Franz Xaver Sussmayr (arranger) ; Friedrich Brissler (arranger)

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2005
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This is a new, digitally enhanced reissue of the classic vocal score prepared by Friedrich Brissler and issued by C.F. Peters of Leipzig around 1880. Brissler's vocal score was arranged from the well-known completion of Mozart's unfinished masterpiece done by his student Franz Xaver Süssmayr in 1792 at the request of Mozart's widow Constanze. Includes contents, instrumentation, and an English… Read more
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Credo, RV 591

by Antonio Vivaldi ; Clayton Westermann (editor)

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2007
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9781932419528
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For the Credo in E minor, Vivaldi borrowed some material he composed for his Magnificat, which places it later - probably after 1727. This completely choral work has much in common stylistically with the very famous Gloria (RV 589) and with his earlier psalm setting In exitu Israel (RV 604). Clayton Westermann's 1970 edition, with an English translation beneath the… Read more
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Gloria in Excelsis Deo, BWV 191

by Johann Sebastian Bach ; Berhard Todt (arranger) ; Alfred Dörffel (editor) ; Karel Torvik (editor)

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2006
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An interesting case of self-borrowing. Bach took music from his own Mass in B-minor (BWV 191/1 corresponds to the Gloria in excelsis Deo, BWV 191/2 to the Domine Deus, BWV 191/3 to the Cum sancto spiritu) for use in this latin cantata written to celebrate the Peace of Dresden (which ended the 2nd Silesian war). It was first performed on… Read more
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Te Deum, Op.103 / B.176

by Antonin Dvorak ; Josef Suk (arranger) ; Carl Simpson (editor)

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2005
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9781932419191
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A newly engraved vocal score from the piano reduction prepared by the composer's son-in-law, Josef Suk (1874-1935). Dvorak composed the Te Deum in 1892, which was given its premiere at a delayed Columbus Day quadricentennial concert on Oct. 21, 1892 in New York. Edwardsville: Serenissima Music, 2005. Plate Z259491
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Stabat Mater, D.383

by Franz Schubert ; Georg Gohler (arranger)

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2005
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Reprint (Leipzig: Breitkopf & Hartel, 1910. Plate E.B. 3342)
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Schubert's twelve movement work is a setting of a German paraphrase of the Latin sequence by F. G. Klopstock (1724-1803). It contains some of his finest choral writing. Unabridged digitally enhanced reprint of a vocal score prepared by Georg Gohler first issued in 1910 by Breitkopf & Hartel, Leipzig. Now with measure numbers and a very readable large A4 format.
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Das Himmel lacht, die Erde jubilieret, BWV 31

by Johann Sebastian Bach ; Gustav Rösler (arranger) ; Wilhelm Rust (editor)

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2005
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9781932419122
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Composed for an Easter Sunday performance in 1715 during Bach's tenure as court composer at Weimar, this cantata has long been a favorite among the more than 250 he wrote. Unabridged electronically enhanced reissue of the vocal score first published by C. F. Peters in ca. 1880. 9 x 12 inches, 32 pages. Original issue - Leipzig: C.F. Peters, n.d.(ca.1880). Plate 6464
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Te Deum, Op.22 / H 118

by Hector Berlioz ; C. A. Barry (arranger)

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2006
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9781932419337
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Completed in 1849, the Te Deum, like the earlier and more famous Grande messe des morts, is one of Berlioz's self-described "architectural" works. While the orchestral forces required for the Te Deum are nowhere near as massive as huge as those for the Requiem, the work does call for an organ which can compete on equal terms with the rest… Read more
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Christ lag in Todsbanden, BWV 4

by Johann Sebastian Bach ; Berhard Todt (arranger) ; Moritz Hauptmann (editor) ; Henry Sandwith Drinker (translator)

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2007
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9781932419481
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For this beloved Cantata, the classic vocal score arranged by Bernhard Todt as a companion to the renowned Bach Gesellschaft Ausgabe was re-engraved by G. Schirmer in the early part of the 20th century with Henry Drinker's English translation added beneath the original German text. Now available in an easy-to-use, convenient size designed to fit comfortably in choral folders. Original issue… Read more
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Mass in D, Op.86 / B.153

by Antonin Dvorak ; Berthold Tours (arranger)

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2006
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9781932419207
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Originally composed in 1887 for soli, chorus and organ, Dvorak expanded this outstanding work in 1892 for a London concert featuring a large choir and full orchestra. The premiere was given on March 11, 1893. This vocal score is a digitally-enhanced reproduction of the arrangement by Berthold Tours first issued by Novello, Ewer, & Co. in 1893. Now with measure… Read more
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Te Deum, K.141/66b

by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart ; Franz Xaver Gleichauf (arranger) ; Karel Torvik (editor)

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2006
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9781932419412
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Newly engraved and revised edition of Gleichauf's classic vocal score. Composed in in Salzburg in 1769, Mozart modeled this youthful work closely on a similar one by Michael Haydn (for which reason its authenticity had long been questioned). Mozart's piece divides the lengthy liturgical text into three contrasting sections, including a final rousing double fugue. Musicologist Alfred Einstein described the… Read more
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Stabat Mater, Op.58 / B.71

by Antonin Dvorak ; Josef Zubaty (arranger)

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2007
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Reprint (New York: G. Schirmer, n.d.[1897]. Plate 17765)
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9781932419542
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Dvorak's 95-minute Stabat Mater received its premiere two days before Christmas of 1880 in Prague. It quickly gained a following not only in Europe but in both England and the USA. The vocal score was prepared by Josef Zubaty for the initial publication and was re-engraved by G. Schirmer in 1897 - which is the basis of the present score.… Read more
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Missa Solemnis, Op. 123

by Ludwig van Beethoven ; Salomon Jadassohn (arranger)

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2007
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9781932419450
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In April 1819, Beethoven's patron (and pupil) Archduke Rudolph was elected a cardinal, and in June he was further elevated to Archbishop. The date of his formal installation was set for March 9, 1820. As Beethoven's interest in church music had developed and deepened, he felt that this event presented the perfect occasion to express his appreciation for the Archduke's… Read more
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Requiem, Op.89 / B.165

by Antonin Dvorak ; Karel Solc (editor)

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2009
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9781932419986
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Dvorak's choral masterpiece was first performed at the Birmingham Festival on October 9, 1891 under the composer's direction. It immediately entered the standard repertoire. This new vocal score is a digitally-enhanced reissue of the one edited by Karel Solc as part of Dvorak's complete works originally published by the Czech State publishing concern, SNKLHU, in the late 1950s. Now in… Read more
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Mass in C, Op.86

by Ludwig van Beethoven ; Carl Reinecke (arranger) ; Karel Torvik (editor)

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Commissioned by Price Esterhazy, the patron of his teacher Joseph Haydn, Beethoven's first major choral mass with orchestral accompaniment was generally dismissed as an inferior work by both patron and audience at the first performance in Eisenstadt on 13 September 1807. Later audiences nevertheless came to appreciate Beethoven's masterful contrapuntal writing, which are a precursor to his towering Missa Solemnis… Read more
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St. Paul, Op.36

by Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy ; August Horn (arranger) ; Alfred Dorffel (editor)

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2007
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Mendelssohn's first great excursion into the genre of oratorio was first performed in 1836 in Düsseldorf at a festival. Set to a libretto by Julius Schubring based on the Bible, it soon gained considerable popularity in England, which resulted in his famous second oratorio, Elijah. The definitive vocal score reprinted here, edited by the German musicologist Alfred Dörffel, with a… Read more
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Cantata No. 79: Gott, der Herr, ist Sonn' und Schild, BWV 79

by Johann Sebastian Bach ; Berhard Todt (arranger) ; Wilhelm Rust (editor)

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2008
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9781932419672
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Composed for Reformation Day (October 31) in 1725, this cantata was re-scored for a performance given five years later. With its colorful orchestration and musical allusions to Luther's nailing of the 98 theses to the back door of the Schlosskirche in Wittenberg, the cantata has remained a popular one ever since its first publication in 1870. This new vocal score is… Read more
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Elijah, Op.70

by Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy

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2010
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9781608740017
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A new, digitally-enhanced reissue of the chorus score first published by G. Schirmer, New York around 1892. Measure numbers have been added, along with rehearsal letters from the definitive 1875 full score edited by Julius Rietz, first issued by Breitkopf und Härtel and subsequently reprinted by Broude, Dover, Kalmus, Lucks. In contrast so many of the on-demand scores now available,… Read more
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Psalm 150, WAB 38

by Anton Bruckner ; Cyrill Hynais (arranger) ; Karel Torvik (editor)

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2006
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9781932419429
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Composed in 1892 as he he was working on his Ninth Symphony, Psalm 150 is Bruckner's final sacred work. The composer had set various psalms over the course of his career before finally turning to the very last of the Book of Psalms, No.150. It is one of the most musical of all, invoking a veritable orchestra of percussion, wind,… Read more
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Magnificat, RV 610/611

by Antonio Vivaldi ; Clayton Westermann (editor)

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2007
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Vivaldi's Magnificat probably dates from shortly after the 1726 death of composer C.P. Grua, which resulted in his having to provide sacred music for the Venetian orphanage and convent he enjoyed a long-standing relation with: the Ospedale della Pietà. There are actually three versions of the work: 1) for single chorus and orchestra (RV 610); 2) for double chorus and… Read more
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Requiem in D minor, WAB 39

by Anton Bruckner ; Ludwig Berberich (arranger) ; Robert Haas (editor)

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2006
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9781932419320
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Composed in 1849 in memory of Bruckner's friend Franz Sailer, the Requiem in D minor was the composer's first large scale work. The premiere was given at the St. Florian Abbey in Linz on September 15, 1849 under Bruckner's direction. The vocal score reissued here was originally prepared by Ludwig Berberich in the decades after the first world war. Not… Read more
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