Hora est, MWV B 18 (Mendelssohn, Felix)




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Work Title Hora est
Alternative. Title
Composer Mendelssohn, Felix
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. MWV B 18
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. IFM 59
Key G minor
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 1 (318 bars)
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1828
First Publication. 1981 - Stuttgart
Language Latin
Average DurationAvg. Duration 8-9 minutes
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Romantic
Piece Style Romantic
Instrumentation 4 mixed choirs (SATB) and continuo
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Written for sister Fanny Mendelssohn's 23rd birthday and first rehearsed in March 1829 by the Berlin Singakademie during preparations for the performance of Bach's St. Matthew Passion.