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Missa Solemnis in Full Score

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ISBN-10: 0486268942

ISBN-13: 9780486268941

Edition: N/A

Authors: Ludwig van Beethoven

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Masterpiece of sacred music is a vast symphony structured around the five divisions of the Ordinary of the Catholic Mass. Too monumental for ordinary liturgical purposes but a work that stands with Bach's Mass in B Minor as a sublime vision of faith-both personal and universal. Reprinted complete and unabridged from the authoritative Breitkopf & Hrtel edition. List of instruments and voices. Translation of texts.
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Book details

List price: $21.95
Publisher: Dover Publications, Incorporated
Publication date: 12/9/1991
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 272
Size: 9.38" wide x 12.25" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.738
Language: English

Ludwig van Beethoven was born in Bonn, Germany, in 1770. His father Johann van Beethoven, a court musician and tenor, recognized early on that his son had great promise. Young Beethoven gave his first piano recital when he was 7 years old. After a period of training in piano, he enjoyed a career as a musician with the Bonn orchestra until 1787 when he left to study in Vienna with the famous Mozart. He was called back to Bonn almost immediately upon the death of his mother and assumed the major responsibility for caring for his family. In 1792 he returned to Vienna where he studied with Haydn, Albrechtsberger, Schenck, and Salieri. Beethoven gained a reputation as a pianist esteemed for…