A Mass of Life, RT II/4 (Delius, Frederick)

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Arranger Otto Singer II (1863-1931), piano reduction
Language German ; English
Publisher. Info. Berlin: Harmonie Verlag, 1907.
Reprinted Vienna: Universal Edition, n.d. Plate U.E. 3908.
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Misc. Notes #473047: 600 dpi. Page size is 9.00 x 11.82 inches.
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General Information

Work Title Eine Messe des Lebens
Alternative. Title A Mass of Life
Composer Delius, Frederick
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. RT II/4
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. IFD 24
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 2 sections, 11 parts total
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1904-1905 (perhaps 1898-1905)
First Performance. 1909
First Publication. 1907
Librettist Fritz Cassirer (1871-1926), after Friedrich Nietzsche (1844-1900)
Language German
Dedication Fritz Cassirer (1871-1926), also Arthur Krönig (section 6 of part II)
Average DurationAvg. Duration 135 minutes
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Early 20th century
Piece Style Romantic
Instrumentation voices, double chorus, orchestra
Voices
Mixed Chorus (SATB)
Orchestra
3 flutes (3rd also piccolo), 3 oboes, English horn (also bass oboe), 3 clarinets,
bass clarinet, 3 bassoons, contrabassoon
6 horns, 4 trumpets, 3 trombones, tuba
percussion, 2 harps, strings
External Links Wikipedia article
Delius Catalog

Misc. Comments

According to Wikipedia, Cassirer's input consisted mostly in selecting passages from Nietzsche's text.

Not, it seems, currently listed by Universal Edition on their website.