Messe solennelle (Ste Cécile) (Vocal Score) (Choir)

Charles Gounod

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Voicings: Soprano solo, Tenor solo, Bass solo, Mixed choir (SSAB) Orchestra

Accompaniment: Accompanied

Publisher: Baerenreiter Germany

Item Code: 0108966090

Availability: In stock

Gounod Messe solennelle (Ste Cécile) (Vocal Score)

Messe solennelle (Ste Cécile) for Soloists (STB), Choir (SATB), Orchestra and Organ

Sacred works occupy a large part of Charles Gounod’s oeuvre.  It was the Messe solennelle en l’honneur de Sainte Cécile that established his fame as a church composer.  Its melodic invention and effective handling of the orchestra reveal a close proximity to opera.

This Urtext edition is based not only on the original print of 1856 but also on copyists’ manuscripts and autograph sources.
Rounding off this well-researched Urtext edition are an informative Introduction and a detailed Critical Commentary.  The edition is being published to celebrate the 200th anniversary of Gounod’s birth.

- Gounod’s well-known mass in a new Urtext edition

- Bilingual Foreword (Ger/Eng) and Critical Commentary (Eng)

- Idiomatic piano reduction

- Full score and parts (BA8966) and vocal score (BA8966-90) available for sale

Price: £13.00

Genre(s): Classical

Product Language: Latin

  • Mixed Voices