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Beethoven: Missa Solemnis in D Major, Op. 123

February 20th, 2011 by Ellen Hurley on Ellen Hurley's Blog · No Comments · Uncategorized

So, Beethoven composed Missa Solemnis over the course of a few years…1819 – 1823. Beethoven had also recently gone deaf, so it was a bit more of a challenge for him. It has a rather large instrumentation, especially in relation to older masses.
The Kyrie has a call and response going on between all the sections [...]

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Beethoven “The Greatest work I have composed so far”

February 16th, 2011 by Samantha Chestney on Samantha Chestney's Blog · No Comments · Uncategorized

I found these scores from IMSLP to be very useful in creating my own conclusions and opinions of Missa Solemnis, as well as pages 28-30 in Finson’s Nineteenth-Century Music to gather information about this period of Beethoven’s life.
Beethoven Missa Solemnis Kyrie
Beethoven Missa Solemnis Gloria
Beethoven Missa Solemnis Credo
Beethoven began composing Missa Solemnis in 1818 for the [...]

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