Messe breve no. 2 pour les societes chorales
by Charles Francois Gounod
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Composed by Charles Francois Gounod. French Sacred Music. Messe No.2 Pour Les Societes Chorales. Sacred vocal music, Masses, Latin. Choral Score. Composed 1862. CG 71. 12 pages. Carus Verlag #CV 27.022/05. Published by Carus Verlag (CA.2702205).

ISBN 9790007101909. Key: G major. Language: Latin.

Charles Gounod owes his reputation primarily to his operas but church music occupies a significant position in his creative output. The "Missae breves," short masses for a cappella choir or with organ accompaniment comprise an important part within this category. The present Deuxieme Messe pour les societes chorales for four-voice men's choir is dedicated to the Association of Choral Societies of Paris and the Departement of the Seine and was first performed in 1862. The high level of quality of this work is based, not least, on the experiences which Gounod gathered in his compositions for large choir as Director of the Parisian "Orpheons," a worker's singing society. In the first edition the accompanying organ part was designated as ad libitum, but it bridges the gaps in the musical fabric. Score available separately - see item CA.2702200.