Beatus vir, SV 268 (Monteverdi, Claudio)

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Work Title Beatus vir, qui timet Dominum
Alternative. Title Beatus Primo â 6. Voci concertato con 2 Violini & 3 Viole da brazzo overo Tromboni quali anco si ponno lasciare
Composer Monteverdi, Claudio
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. SV 268
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. ICM 9
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1630 ca.?
First Publication. 1641 in Selva morale e spirituale (No.17)
Librettist Psalm CXII
Language Latin
Average DurationAvg. Duration 8 minutes
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Baroque
Piece Style Baroque
Instrumentation 6 voices (SSATTB), 2 violins, 3 violas or trombones, continuo
Primary Sources Mss score by Matthias Weckmann, 1647. D-Lr, Mus.ant.pract. K.N. 206
External Links All Music Guide

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AMG gives the instrumentation as double choir, strings and organ. The description above is pretty clear though- 6 voices, plus 2 violins, 3 violas-or-trombones, continuo; as given.