Tantum ergo, WAB 42 (Bruckner, Anton)

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Original Version (1846)

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Publisher. Info. Holograph manuscript, n.d.[1846].
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Misc. Notes ca.300dpi color images. Source: Stift St. Florian (CRSA), Bruckner-Archiv, A-SF20-31. Score and parts are undated but were apparently housed in an envelope (?) dated February, 1846 (and not certain if the date was by Bruckner). Unrelated musical sketches on the last page of the score.
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Misc. Notes Edited from manuscript stored at St. Florian Abbey under signatory SF20-31.
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Revised Version (1888)

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Publisher. Info. Manuscript, n.d.(ca.1888).
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Misc. Notes ca.160dpi color images. This file is based on high-resolution images obtained from the source using a method explained on this page. Composer manuscript parts. Mus.Hs.13467.
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Publisher. Info. Innsbruck: Johann Gross, n.d.[1893]. Plate J.G.R. 140.
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Misc. Notes Pale printing, dusty paper.
Scanned at 600dpi grayscale, converted to monochrome. 600 dpi. (#111017) Page size is 7 x 10.5 inches. This file is based on high-resolution images obtained from the source using a method explained on this page. (#429374)
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Misc. Notes Edited from first edition Johann Gross, Innsbruck.
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General Information

Work Title Tantum ergo
Alternative. Title
Composer Bruckner, Anton
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. WAB 42
Key D major
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 1 movement
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1846 (Version 1)
1888 (Version 2)
First Publication. 1893 – Innsbruck: Johann Gross
Librettist Thomas Aquinas (ca.1225-1274)
Language Latin
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Romantic
Piece Style Romantic
Instrumentation mixed chorus (SSATB), organ
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Misc. Comments

  • The full score of the 1846 version is 36-bar long (Bruckner Gesamtausgabe, Band XXI/13). The score provided by Alexander Reuter is 24-bar long, i.e., without the bars 21 to 32, which are crossed-out in the manuscript. These 12 bars are put as "vi-de" in the Gesamtausgabe.
  • The revised version of 1888 is the fifth Tantum ergo in the fascicule of the first edition, which contains also the 1888 version of the 4 Tantum ergo, WAB 41.
Motets by Anton Bruckner