An den Flüssen Babylons (Kirnberger, Johann Philipp)

Sheet Music


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Editor Georg Feder (1887-1971)
Publisher. Info. Das Chorwerk, Vol. 89
Wolfenbüttel: Möseler, [1963].
Misc. Notes See 4 Motetten der Bachschule for the complete volume.
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General Information

Work Title An den Flüssen Babylons
Alternative. Title Der 137 Psalm
Composer Kirnberger, Johann Philipp
Librettist Psalm 137, Moses Mendelssohn (German translation)
Language German
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Classical
Piece Style Classical
Instrumentation 4 voices a capella or with continuo
External Links RISM 469074300 (some additional information)
RISM 240002808 (late 18th-century abschrift with string quartet, as well as continuo, accompaniment)

Misc. Comments

It seems from the contemporary, late 18th-century (1766-1790s?) abschrift in the possession of the Landesbibliothek Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, Musikaliensammlung, Schwerin, that string quartet + continuo (or contrabass?) may have been acceptable accompaniment as well.