Orchestra version: SSA choir, flute, 2 violins, viola, cello/contrabass, organ; organ version: SSA choir, organ - Level 3
In nativitate Domini. Composed by Josef Gabriel Rheinberger. This edition: Paperbound. German title: Missa in A. Orchesterfassung. Latin Masses. Full score. Composed 1881. Op. 126. 96 pages. Duration 20 minutes. Published by Carus Verlag (CA.5012600).
Item Number: CA.5012600
ISBN M-007-07967-3. Key: A-dur (a major). Language: Latin.
Rheinberger's "Mass in A Major" is a work that ist easy to perform. Making no use of polyphonic developments, it remains within a harmonic style that is lightened by brief imitative phases. The organ accompaniment serves as a tonal support and expands the three-part writing into four parts.