Christus am Ölberge, Op.85 (Beethoven, Ludwig van)

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Publisher. Info. Leipzig: Breitkopf und Härtel, n.d.[1811]. Plate 1616.
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Arranger Ebenezer Prout (1835-1909), piano reduction
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Translator John Troutbeck (1832-1899), English text
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General Information

Work Title Christus am Ölberge
Alternative. Title Christ on the Mount of Olives; Mount of Olives ; Oratorium
Composer Beethoven, Ludwig van
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. Op.85
Key E-flat minor
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 15 sections
1. Introduction: Grave. Adagio
2. Recitative: Jehova, du mein Vater!
3. Aria: Meine Seele ist erschüttert
4. Recitative: Erzittre, Erde, Jehova's Sohn liegt heir!
5. Aria, Chorus of Angels:
a. Preist des Erlösers Güte
b. O Heil euch, ihr Erlösten
6. Recitative: Verkündet, Seraph, mir dein Mund Erbarmen
7. Duet: So ruhe denn mit ganzer Schwere
8. Recitative: Wilkommen, Tod
9. Chorus of Soldiers: Wir haben ihn gesehen
10. Recitative: Die mich zu fangen ausgezogen sind
11. Choruses
a. Chorus of Soldiers: Hier ist er, der Verbannte
b. Chorus of Youth: Was soll der Lärm bedeuten?
12. Recitative: Nicht ungestraft soll der Verweg'nen Schar
13. Trio and Chorus: In meinen Adern wühlen gerechter Zorn und Wut
14. Chorus of Angels: Welten singen Dank und Ehre ('Hallelujah')
15. Chorus: Preiset ihn, ihr Engelchöre
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1803–04
First Performance. 1803-4-5 in Vienna, Theater an der Wien
First Publication. 1811
Librettist Franz Xaver Huber (1760-1810)
Language German
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Romantic
Piece Style Classical
Instrumentation Solo Voices (S,T,B), Mixed Chorus (SATTBB), Orchestra
2 flutes, 2 oboes, 2 clarinets, 2 bassoons, 2 horns, 2 trumpets, 3 trombones, timpani, strings
External Links Wikipedia article
Classical Archives article
RISM 402006591 (info on early published vocal score)

Misc. Comments

An arrangement by Carl Czerny of this oratorio for solo piano was published by Richault of Paris in 1844. Publication noted in the Bibliographie de la France 1e série, 33e année (47e de la collection), Nº 42, 19 Octobre 1844, p. 552, r.202.