Altdeutscher Schlachtgesang, Op.12 (Rietz, Julius)
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Unidentified translator, English text
Boston: Mendelssohn Club, 1874.
Scantailor and Graphicsmagick used though perhaps inappropriately here (source material in this case not TIFF but JPEGs and result more difficult to read; may upload another version differently-processed and possibly more readable in that case.) Also, part reads "Tenors and Bassi in unison", suggesting - perhaps just an enlargement of forces over a bass-only choir?
|Work Title||Altdeutscher Schlachtgesang|
|Alternative Title||Old-German Warsong for one-voice Men's Chorus and Orchestra|
|First Performance||1841-4-22 or earlier|
|First Publication||1842 – Leipzig: Breitkopf und Härtel (vocal score plate 6624)|
|Composer Time Period||Romantic|
|Instrumentation||Bass-only chorus, Orchestra|
Mendelssohn conducted this in a concert 1841-4-22; see his letter of the next day to Rietz, catalogued and described in.