M'ša Glagolskaja (Janáček, Leoš)

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Work Title Festliche Messe
Alternative. Title Missa Glagolitica
Composer Janáček, Leoš
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 8 sections
  1. Úvod – Introduction (orchestra)
  2. Gospodi pomiluj – Kyrie
  3. Slava – Gloria
  4. Vĕruju – Credo
  5. Svet – Sanctus
  6. Agneče Božij – Agnus Dei
  7. Varhany sólo (Postludium) – Organ solo
  8. Intrada – Exodus
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1926 (October 15)
First Performance. 1927-12-05 in Brno, Brno Arts Society
Soli, Chorus and Orchestra, Jaroslav Kvapil (conductor)
First Publication. 1928 - Vienna: Universal Edition
Language Czech, German
Dedication Leopoldu Prečanovi
Average DurationAvg. Duration 35-40 minutes
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Romantic
Piece Style Early 20th century
Instrumentation Voices, chorus, orchestra
Solo Voices
soprano, alto, tenor, bass
Mixed Chorus (SSAATTBB)
4 flutes (2–4 also piccolos), 2 oboes, English horn,
3 clarinets (3rd also bass clarinet), 3 bassoons (3rd also contrabassoon)
4 horns, 4 trumpets, 3 trombones, tuba
timpani, triangle, snare drum, cymbals, tam-tam, glockenspiel, chimes
2 harps, celesta, organ, strings
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