The Apostles, Op.49 (Elgar, Edward)

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Publisher. Info. London: Novello & Co., 1903. Plate 11645.
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Prelude: The Spirit of the Lord is upon me

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Work Title The Apostles
Alternative. Title
Composer Elgar, Edward
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. Op.49
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 7 sections in 2 parts
  • Part I.
1. The Calling of the Apostles
2. By the Wayside
3. By the Sea of Galilee
  • Part II
4. The Betrayal
5. Golgotha
6. At the Sepulchre
7. The Ascension
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1902-03
First Performance. 1903-10-14 in Birmingham, Birmingham Triennial Festival
Festival soli, chorus and orchestra, Edward Elgar (conductor)
First Publication. 1903
Librettist Edward Elgar, after Biblical texts
Language English
Dedication A.M.D.G. (Ad Majorem Dei Gloriam)
Average DurationAvg. Duration 120 minutes
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Early 20th century
Piece Style Romantic
Instrumentation Vocal soli
Blessed Virgin / Angel Gabriel (soprano)
Mary Magdalene (alto)
St, John / Narrator (tenor)
St. Peter (bass)
Jesus (bass)
Judas (bass)

Mixed Chorus

double chorus and semichorus

Orchestra

External Links Wikipedia article
Elgar Society
BBC Radio 3