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Missa solemnis in C

By Karl Ditters Von Dittersdorf

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SATB vocal soli, SATB choir, 2 oboes, 2 clarinets, 2 trombones, timpani, violin solo, 2 violins, basso continuo
Composed by Karl Ditters Von Dittersdorf (1739-1799). Edited by Johannes Kirner. This edition: Paperbound. Score available separately - see item CA.2703500. Latin Masses. Vocal score. Composed circa 1769. KreD 326. 80 pages. Duration 42 minutes. Published by Carus Verlag (CA.2703503).

Item Number: CA.2703503

ISBN M-007-02268-6. Key: C-dur (c major). Language: Latin.

Of the 19 Masses by Dittersdorf which have been handed down, the present Mass, which is being published for the first time, enjoyed a special popularity during the composer's lifetime and it was even performed for the coronation of emperor Franz II in the Frankfurt Cathedral. This solemn, prestigious Mass shows evidence of choral movements in traditional contrapuntal church style as well solo parts with a modern, cantabile character. In addition, the Gloria includes a lengthy virtuosic violin solo, which also lends the work a concertante character (Dittersdorf was a professional violinist).

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