Mass in Honor of St. Patrick (Wiegand, John)
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New York: J. Fischer & Bro., 1884.
|Work Title||Mass in Honor of St. Patrick|
|Key||A♭ major (ends in B♭ major)|
|First Publication||1884 – New York: J. Fischer|
|Librettist||Mass (traditional) plus "Asperges Me" antiphon (Psalm 51/50) and "Hymn to Saint Patrick"|
|Language||Latin / English (for the final hymn)|
|Composer Time Period||Romantic|
|Instrumentation||SATB soli and chorus, plus Organ or Orchestra (Flute, clarinet, 2 horns, 2 cornets, trombone, timpani, small ensemble of strings)|
The Qui Tollis, continuing the Gloria, is here a separate section musically.
The author of the Hymn to Saint Patrick seems to be anonymous? but it or a similar text may have been published as early as 1843 in Manual of Catholic Melodies: or, a Compilation of Hymns, Anthems, Psalms while it more certainly seems to date to 1870.
LoC lists a Mass in Honor of St. Peter by Wiegand published by J Fischer in 1916. ("Mass in honor of St. Peter; for 2 tenors and bass or soprano, alto and bass, with organ..." -- note the unk ; may not be in the LoC's possession. British Library St Pancras also has this - .) (Also, a 1912-published one in honor of St. Vincent.)