2 Sacred Songs, Op.132 (Krenek, Ernst)

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Publisher. Info. Kassel: Bärenreiter, No.3862, 1959.
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General Information

Work Title 2 Sacred Songs
Alternative. Title Zwei geistliche Gesänge
Composer Krenek, Ernst
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. Op.132
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. IEK 35
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 2 songs
  1. The light is sweet / Es ist das Licht süß
  2. The 104th Psalm (Bless the Lord, o my soul) / Der 104. Psalm (Lobe den Herrn, meine Seele)
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1952
First Performance. 1953/1/4
First Publication. 1959
Copyright Information
In the USA this work is most likely in the public domain because no renewal was found after a thorough search of the Catalog of Copyright Entries and it was ineligible for "restoration" under GATT/TRIPS.
Krenek was a US citizen domiciled in the United States when this work was written and published. The work's first publication occurred simultaneously in the United States and Germany.
Librettist Traditional
King James Bible, English text
Lutherbibel (Martin Luther), German text
Language English, German
Dedication To the memory of Ernst Rubensohn
Average DurationAvg. Duration 12 minutes
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Early 20th century
Piece Style Early 20th century
Instrumentation voice, piano