Elijah (SATB or SSAATTBB with SSAATTB Soli (Orch.) (Vocal Score) (German, English Language Edition)). Composed by Felix Bartholdy Mendelssohn (1809-1847). Choir Sacred. For Orch. (SATB choir). Choral (Sacred); Choral Worship Cantata; Larger Works; Masterworks; Worship Resources. Kalmus Edition. Masterwork; Romantic; Sacred. Vocal Score. 200 pages. Published by Kalmus Classic Edition (AP.K06300).
ISBN 0769245293. Masterwork; Romantic; Sacred.
Mendelssohn's famous oratorio, "Elijah," was written in 1846 and depicts various events in the life of the Biblical prophet Elijah, taken from the books 1 Kings and 2 Kings in the Old Testament. The work is written for four vocal soloists (bass/baritone, tenor, alto, soprano), full symphony orchestra, and a large chorus. Vocal score with piano accompaniment. Text is in German and English.