Begrüßung, MWV D 2 (Mendelssohn, Felix)

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Work Title Begrüßung
Alternative. Title Humboldt-Kantate (for male chorus and winds)
Composer Mendelssohn, Felix
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. MWV D 2
Key D major
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 7 sections
1. Chorus: Willkommen rufen wir euch froh entgegen
1a. Recitative (bass): Aus alter grauser Nacht
2. Chorus: Laut tobt des wilden Krampfes Wut
3. Recitative (tenor): Halt ein!
4. Arioso (tenor): Da bricht des Lichtes wunderbare Klarheit
5. Chorus and Tenor solo: Jetzt wirken und schaffen
6. Recitative (bass and tenor): Und wie der große Bau der Welt
7. Chorus: Ja segne Herr, was wir bereiten
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1828
First Performance. 1828-09-18
First Publication. 1930
Librettist Ludwig Rellstab (1799-1860)
Language German
Average DurationAvg. Duration 25 minutes
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Romantic
Piece Style Romantic
Instrumentation Voices: tenor, bass; male choir (TTBB)
Orchestra: 2 clarinets (A), 2 horns (D), 2 trumpets (D), timpani, cellos, basses
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  • Composed for the opening ceremony of the conference of naturalists and medics in Berlin 1828