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Mendelssohn: Hymn - Three sacred songs - fugue

By Felix Bartholdy Mendelssohn

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Composed by Felix Bartholdy Mendelssohn (1809-1847). Edited by David Brodbeck. This edition: Paperbound. Sacred vocal music, hymn. German title: Hymne/Drei Geistl. Lieder Und Fuge. Sacred vocal music, hymn. Score. 72 pages. Carus Verlag #CV 40.166/00. Published by Carus Verlag (CA.4016600).

Item Number: CA.4016600

ISBN M-007-09279-5.

Op. 96 exists in two authentic versions: a version with orchestral accompaniment and a version for organ. Mendelssohn published the version for organ as "Drei geistliche Lieder" (CV 40.166/03). The version with orchestra appeared under the title "Hymne fur Altsolo, Chor und Orchester" (CV 40.166) and it contained, in addition to the three sacred songs, a concluding fugue. Since there are minimal differences between the two versions, we suggest using the vocal score to perform the version for organ and to use the choral score to perform the version with orchestra.

  • Herr, wir traun auf deine Gute, Op. 96 no. 3 (Lord, my heart's devotion raises) - Es-Dur/Eb major  Performed by Felix Bartholdy Mendelssohn
  • Lasst sein heilig Lob uns singen, Op. 96 no. 4 (Let us sing his hallow'd praises)  Performed by Felix Bartholdy Mendelssohn
  • Lass, o Herr, mich Hilfe finden, Op. 96 no. 1 (Help me, Lord, in my affliction) - Es-Dur/Eb major  Performed by Felix Bartholdy Mendelssohn
  • Deines Kinds Gebet erhore, Op. 96 no. 2 (Father, hear thy child's petition) - B-Dur/B-flat major  Performed by Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy / Martin Luther
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