Windhaager Messe, WAB 25 (Bruckner, Anton)

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Publisher. Info. Holograph manuscript, n.d.(ca.1842).
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Misc. Notes ca.300dpi color images. Source: Archiv der Stadt Wels, InvNr2692.
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Copyist H.
Publisher. Info. Manuscript, n.d. (copyist's manuscript)
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Misc. Notes ca.300dpi color images. This file is based on high-resolution images obtained from the source using a method explained on this page. Copyist's manuscript. Missing the Kyrie. Source: Österreichische Nationalbibliothek, Mus.Hs.19695. See also: Bruckner-online.
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Editor First edition
August Göllerich (1859–1923)
Max Auer (1880–1962)
Publisher. Info. Anton Bruckner: ein Lebens- und Schaffens-Bild, Band 1
Regensburg: Gustav Bosse, 1922.
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Editor Alexander Reuter
Publisher. Info. Alexander Reuter
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Misc. Notes Edited from manuscripts stored at Austrian National Library under signatory A-Wn-Mus.Hs.19695 and in Archive of City of Wels A-WEsa-InvNr2692.
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Misc. Notes ca.300dpi color images. This file is based on high-resolution images obtained from the source using a method explained on this page. Copyist's manuscript. Source: Österreichische Nationalbibliothek, Mus.Hs.19696. See also: Bruckner-online.
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Arrangements and Transcriptions

For Mixed Chorus, 2 Horns, Strings and Organ (Schmidinger and Messner)

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Arranger Kajetan Schmidinger (fl.1924-1927)
Joseph Messner (1893-1969)
Publisher. Info. Manuscript, 1924.
(with afterword by Schmidinger dated 1927)
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General Information

Work Title Windhaager Messe
Alternative. Title Choral-Messe C-dur
Composer Bruckner, Anton
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. WAB 25
Key C major
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 6 sections
I. Kyrie, C major
II. Gloria, C major
III. Credo, C major
IV. Sanctus, C major
V. Benedictus, E major
VI. Agnus Dei, C major
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1842 ca. in Windhaag
First Publication. 1922 – Regensburg: Gustav Bosse
(Anton Bruckner: ein Lebens- und Schaffens-Bild)
Librettist Mass ordinary (Traditional)
Language Latin
Dedication Anna Maria Jobst
Average DurationAvg. Duration 8-12 minutes
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Romantic
Piece Style Romantic
Instrumentation alto, 2 horns, organ
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Misc. Comments

Recorded on Chandos (Chan9863) conducted by Valeri Polyanski (Original version for alto, with accompaniment of 2 horns and organ): see Critical discography of the Windhager Messe. Other works on recording are the Mass in E minor (1896 edition, see Critical discography of the Mass in E minor) along with In jeder letzten der Nächte and O du liebes Jesu Kind.

Masses by Anton Bruckner


  • Called by Bruckner "Choral-Messe" on the horns score
  • No free recording of Bruckner's original setting