Defend Me, Lord, MWV B 32 (Mendelssohn, Felix)



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Work Title Defend me, Lord, from shame
Alternative. Title Psalm 31
Composer Mendelssohn, Felix
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. MWV B 32
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. IFM 26
Key C minor
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 1 (26 bars)
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1839-02-27
First Publication. 1839 - London: Coventry & Hollier
Librettist Psalm 31 (translation by Nahum Tate and Nicholas Brady)
Language English
Average DurationAvg. Duration 1 minute
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Romantic
Piece Style Romantic
Instrumentation mixed chorus (SATB)
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Composed together with Lord Hear the Voice of My Complaint, MWV B 31 for use in Anglican services at the request of the English publisher Coventry & Hollier.