De Profundis (Bruhns, Nicolaus)




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Carolus (2010/8/6)

Performers Rebel Baroque Orchestra
Publisher Info. Boston: Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum
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General Information

Work Title De Profundis
Alternative. Title Psalm 129/130
Composer Bruhns, Nicolaus
Key A minor
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 1 movement in 3 parts
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1690s?
Librettist Psalms
Language Latin
Average DurationAvg. Duration 13 minutes
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Baroque
Piece Style Baroque
Instrumentation Voice, 2 violins, continuo
External Links RISM 455026872 (copy at Staatsbibliothek zu Berlin) (in RISM 455026860 this collection.)
All Music Guide

Misc. Comments

Called a "sacred concerto" at AMG. Published as "Cantata 4" by Litolff in 1935, but perhaps sooner; copied out in manuscript form (see e.g. RISM and also WorldCat which probably refers to the same SBB collection) before then in the 1600s/1700s so various laws may take it out of copyright in any case.

(Though C.F. Peters published a collection of choral preludes ca.1907 including an Aus Tiefer Not that might have been extracted, arranged, edited from this?... hrm.)