Der Messias, TWV 6:4 (Telemann, Georg Philipp)



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Publisher. Info. Holograph manuscript, 1759.
Misc. Notes Staatsbibliothek zu Berlin (D-B): Telemann, G. P. 25
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Work Title Der Messias
Alternative. Title The Messiah (excerpts); Zween Auszüge aus Klopstocks Gedicht "Der Messias"
Composer Telemann, Georg Philipp
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. TWV 6:4
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. IGT 325
Key B-flat major
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 2 parts
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1759
First Performance. 1759-04-15 Drillhaus Hamburg.
Librettist Friedrich Gottlieb Klopstock (1724-1803)
Language German
Dedication Easter Sunday
Average DurationAvg. Duration 32 minutes
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Baroque
Piece Style Baroque
Instrumentation Voices: soprano, alto, tenor, bass; mixed chorus
Orchestra: 2 flutes, 2 oboes, 2 bassoons, strings (with 2 cellos), continuo