Festkantate, WAB 16 (Bruckner, Anton)

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Publisher. Info. Holograph manuscript, 1862 (April 25). — full score
Holograph manuscript, n.d.[1862]. — choral score
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Misc. Notes ca.300dpi color images. This file is based on high-resolution images obtained from the source using a method explained on this page. Source: Archiv der Diözese Linz, A-LIdaWAB16.
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Misc. Notes ca.300dpi color images. This file is based on high-resolution images obtained from the source using a method explained on this page. Copyist manuscript with notes by August Göllerich and Max Auer. Source: Österreichische Nationalbibliothek, Mus.Hs.19733. See also: A-WnMus.Hs.19733.
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Misc. Notes Edited from manuscript stored at the Austrian National Library under signatory A-WnMus.Hs.19733 and A-LId470_6_29.
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Copyist Franz Schimatschek (1812–1877)
Publisher. Info. Manuscript, 1862. (copyist manuscript)
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Work Title Festkantate
Alternative. Title Festkantate in D-dur: "Preiset den Herrn" ("Praise the Lord")
Composer Bruckner, Anton
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. WAB 16
Key D major
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 8 sections
  1. Opening Chorus: Preiset den Herrn — Bewegt, doch nicht zu schnell (D major)
  2. Aria (Solo Quartet): Taue deine Kraft und Stärke — Langsam, bittend; with choir repeat (A major)
  3. Bridging Chorus: Preiset den Herrn — Bewegt, nicht zu schnell (D major)
  4. Arioso (Bass): Aus der Erde Schoß — Langsam, nicht schleppend (G major)
  5. Aria (Solo Quartet): Das ist der Unbefleckten Haus — Langsam, bewegt (E-flat major)
  6. Prelude: by reed instruments (clarinets & bassoons) (E-flat major to G major)
  7. Chorale: Des Landes Stämme wallen fromma cappella (G major)
  8. Final Chorus: Preiset den Herrn — Bewegt, nicht zu schnell (D major)
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1862-04-25
First Performance. 1862-05-01 at the site of the Mariä-Empfängnis-Dom in Linz
Invited Guest Singers and Members of a Local Regimental Band, Engelbert Lanz (conductor)
First Publication. 1930 – Regensburg: Gustav Bosse
(Anton Bruckner: ein Lebens- und Schaffens-Bild: Band 2, Teil 3 — facsimile of manuscript (A-LIdaWAB16))
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Librettist Maximilian Pammesberger (1820-1864)
Language German
Dedication Laying of the foundation stone of the new Mariä-Empfängnis-Dom
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Romantic
Piece Style Romantic
Instrumentation Voices: bass (solo); 2 tenors, 2 basses (quartet); male chorus (TTBB)
Wind Orchestra: 2 flutes, 2 oboes, 4 clarinets (2 in A, 2 in D), 2 bassoons
4 horns (F), 3 trumpets (2 in C, 1 in D), 3 trombones, tuba, timpani
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