5 Canons, Op.16 (Webern, Anton)

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Publisher. Info. Vienna: Universal Edition, 1928. Plate U.E. 9522.
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General Information

Work Title Fünf Canons
Alternative. Title
Composer Webern, Anton
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. Op.16
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. IAW 3
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 5 pieces
  1. Christus factus est pro nobis
  2. Dormi Jesu, mater ridet
  3. Crux fidelis, inter omnes arbor una nobilis
  4. Asperges me, Domine, hyssopo, et mundabor
  5. Crucem tuam adoramus, Domine
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1923-24
First Publication. 1928
Librettist The Bible
4. Venantius Honorius Clementianus Fortunatus (ca.530-ca.609)
Language Latin
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Early 20th century
Piece Style Early 20th century
Instrumentation soprano, clarinet (B), bass clarinet (B)
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