Beatus vir, SV 268 (Monteverdi, Claudio)

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Work Title Beatus vir (I)
Alternative. Title Psalm 112 . Beatus Primo â 6. Voci concertato con 2 Violini & 3 Viole da brazzo overo Tromboni quali anco si ponno lasciare
Composer Monteverdi, Claudio
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. SV 268
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1630 ca.?
First Publication. 1641, Venezia: Bartolomeo Magni, in Selva Morale e Spirituale
Librettist Psalmists
Language Latin
Average DurationAvg. Duration 8 minutes
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Baroque
Piece Style Baroque
Instrumentation 6 voices (SSATTB), 2 violins, 3 violas or trombones, basso continuo
External Links All Music Guide
Description from 1647 abschrift by Weckmann

Misc. Comments

AMG gives the instrumentation as double choir, strings and organ. The description above is pretty clear though- 6 voices, plus 2 violins, 3 violas-or-trombones, continuo; as given.