Mass in B-flat major, Op.172 (Rheinberger, Josef Gabriel)

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Alexander Reuter (2017/7/13)

Editor Alexander Reuter (b. 1965)
Publisher. Info. Alexander Reuter, 2017.
Misc. Notes Edited from holograph manuscript Bavarian State Library Mk 724-1
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General Information

Work Title Mass in B-flat major
Alternative. Title
Composer Rheinberger, Josef Gabriel
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. Op.172
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. IJR 71
Key B-flat major
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 7 movements:
I. Kyrie
II. Gloria
III. Ave Maria (a cappella)
IV. Credo
V. Sanctus
VI. Benedictus
VII. Agnus Dei
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1892
First Publication. 1892 ca. (Ave Maria only)
1902 (Op.172B, see below)
Librettist Ordinarium missae
Language Latin
Average DurationAvg. Duration 23 minutes
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Romantic
Piece Style Romantic
Instrumentation Voices: male chorus (TTBB)
Wind Band: 2 flutes, 2 oboes, 2 clarinets, 2 bassoons
2 horns, 2 trumpets, timpani, basses

Misc. Comments

Entire mass published in (ca.?)1902 in "Fassung 2" (Mass in A-flat major, Op.172B, the men's chorus and organ reduction of this mass) form, the version published by Carus and others in the 1980s.