Item description for Mass in C, Op. 86 - Vocal score by Ludwig Van Beethoven...
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 composed 15 years later. This newly engraved vocal score features a superb piano reduction by Carl Reinecke and has been thoroughly edited and reviewed by Karel Torvik. The A4 size is ideal for vocalists, choruses and rehearsal pianists alike.
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Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 11.4" Width: 8.1" Height: 0.4" Weight: 0.3 lbs.
Release Date Feb 11, 2008
Publisher Serenissima Music, Inc.
ISBN 1932419764 ISBN13 9781932419764
Availability 116 units. Availability accurate as of Oct 27, 2016 09:00.
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More About Ludwig Van Beethoven
The triumphant genius of Ludwig van Beethoven (17701827) casts a long shadow over classical music no other composer of the past two centuries has exercised an influence more profound than his. A product of the classicist generation, he was the first of the Romantics, and his exhilarating works remain undiminished intheir powers of enchantment."
Ludwig Van Beethoven lived in Bonn. Ludwig Van Beethoven was born in 1770 and died in 1827.
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