Das Gesetz des alten Bundes (Neukomm, Sigismund)

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Translator Unknown translator (fl.1832), English text
(Perhaps Bunsen, Prussian diplomat to England, or chosen by him)
Publisher. Info. London: J.B. Cramer, Addison & Beale, n.d.(1832). Plate 1098.
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Work Title Das Gesetz des alten Bundes
Alternative. Title Mount Sinai, or the ten commandments ; an oratorio in 2 parts
Composer Neukomm, Sigismund
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 2 parts in 16 numbers each
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. ca.1830?
First Publication. by 1832 (in English translation, chorus/piano score)
Librettist Bunsen (poss. Christian Charles Josias Bunsen, 1791-1860) and Neukomm
Language German
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Romantic
Piece Style Romantic
Instrumentation SATB solo, mixed chorus, orchestra

Misc. Comments

Das Gesetz des alten Bundes is the original German title. This was apparently a popular oratorio, including in Britain under the title "Mount Sinai", in the decade before Mendelssohn's 1837 arrival there.