Mass No.1 in A-flat major (Gounod, Charles)


Sheet Music


PDF scanned by Yale University
Carolus (2007/2/07)

Publisher. Info. Manuscript, n.d.
Misc. Notes Blank staves for voices, signed by Gounod on cover and initialed by him on several pages. The cover is annotated in an unidentified hand:
"Propriété de la paroisse de St. François-Xavier, maître de chapelle Joseph Franck"
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General Information

Work Title Messe (No. 1) en la-bemol a trois voix: avec accompagnement d'orgue
Alternative. Title Mass No.1 in A
Composer Gounod, Charles
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 6
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1844
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Romantic
Piece Style Romantic
Instrumentation chorus (3-part) / organ

Misc. Comments

Gounod was appointed maître de chapelle at the Séminaire des Missions Etrangères, Paris, in 1843. Jean-Hubert-Joseph Franck, violinist, composer, and organist; younger brother of César Franck; succeeded Gounod as organist at the Séminaire des Missions Etrangères.