Miserere, ZWV 57 (Zelenka, Jan Dismas)

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Publisher. Info. Autograph manuscript, dated 1738-03-12.
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Misc. Notes RISM 211011192
Some damage to the manuscript, but still legible.
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Publisher. Info. Manuscript, n.d.(ca.1801-25).
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Misc. Notes Staatsbibliothek zu Berlin - Preußischer Kulturbesitz, Musikabteilung (D-B): Mus.ms.autogr. Eler 1 M (4)
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Misc. Notes Derived from Rosner´s score
The oboe parts differ partially from the autograph of Zelenka
The figures of the continuo part are not included in Rosner´s score, but here augmented from the autograph. In the first 32 measures and the last 19 measures of movement 3 the figures are missing, because the autograph does not contain these measures.
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Misc. Notes Source: Complete score edited by Rosner
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General Information

Work Title Miserere
Alternative. Title
Composer Zelenka, Jan Dismas
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. ZWV 57
Key C minor
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 6
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1738
Librettist Psalms (Psalm 50)
Language Latin
Average DurationAvg. Duration 15 minutes
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Baroque
Piece Style Baroque
Instrumentation Soprano Solo, Mixed Chorus (SATB), 2 Oboes, Strings, Continuo
External Links JDZelenka.net
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Misc. Comments

The Misere II (movement 2) and the Sicut erat (movement 5) are adaptions of Frescobaldis "Recercar Con obligo Del Basso come apare." The first edition of that and a copy made by Zelenka is on Frescobaldis workpage "Fiori Musicali".

Notable recording: Il Fondamento (Paul Dombrecht)