Dir, Seele des Weltalls, K.429/468a (Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus)



Sheet Music


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Irishmaestro (2019/2/27)

Publisher. Info. Holograph manuscript, n.d.(ca.1790s)
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piupianissimo (2010/10/7)

Editor Gustav Nottebohm (1817–1882)
Publisher. Info. Mozarts Werke, Serie XXIV:
Supplemente, Bd.2, No.36a & 36b
(pp.1-18 (23-40))
Leipzig: Breitkopf & Härtel, 1885. Plate W.A.M. 429.
Misc. Notes Originally scanned at 300dpi grayscale, converted to 600dpi monochrome. The score includes a version for tenor solo, male chorus, and piano as well as a version for soprano solo, mixed chorus, and orchestra.
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Arrangements and Transcriptions

For Piano (Martin)

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Timtin (2018/7/17)

Arranger Timothy Nicholas Martin (b. 1954)
Publisher. Info. Timothy Nicholas Martin, 2018.
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General Information

Work Title Dir, Seele des Weltalls
Alternative. Title
Composer Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. K.429 ; K⁶.468a
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. IWM 141
Key E-flat major
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 1 secular cantata (incomplete)
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1791 (poss.1783)
Librettist Unknown Masonic?
Language German
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Classical
Piece Style Classical
Instrumentation Voices: tenor + male chorus (TTB) and
Orchestra: flute, 2 oboes, clarinet (B), bassoon, 2 horns (E), strings

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Neither version given in the AMA (one for TTB and piano, and another for SATB and orchestra) is by Mozart, and these may be the work of Maximilian Stadler. Mozart's fragment is for tenor solo, TTB and orchestra (see Preface to NMA I/4/4).