Mass via victrix, Op.173 (Stanford, Charles Villiers)

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Publisher. Info. London: Boosey & Co., 1920. Plate H.9895.
Misc. Notes This file is part of the Sibley Mirroring Project. Published in London and New York, though London publication hidden by stamp on cover.
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Work Title Mass via victrix
Alternative. Title Missa via victrix, 1914-1918, for soli, chorus orchestra & organ. Transiverunt per ignem et aqum et eduxisti in refrigerium.
Composer Stanford, Charles Villiers
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. Op.173
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. ICS 42
Key F minor
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 6.
  1. Kyrie Eleison (Larghetto - Andante - Tempo I - Allegro - Andante - Tempo I)
  2. Gloria (Allegro moderato - Larghetto - Morendo - Allegro moderato - Più mosso - Quasi larghetto e tranquillo)
  3. Credo (Allegro - Andante con moto moderato - Adagio - Tempo I - Larghetto - Allegro maestoso - Allegro moderato alla breve - Allegretto con moto)
  4. Sanctus (Larghetto - Più mosso alla marcia - Tempo I ma un poco più mosso)
  5. Benedictus (Larghetto - Andante)
  6. Agnus Dei (Andante - Allegro moderato - Andante)
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1919 Dec. 14
First Performance. 2018 October 27
First Publication. 1920
Librettist Traditional (Mass)
Language Latin
Average DurationAvg. Duration 65-70 minutes
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Romantic
Piece Style Romantic
Instrumentation Soloists, Chorus, Orchestra, Organ

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Autograph full score at British Library, Mus. Ms. 909. (Has "Missa via victrix", properly.)

A live recording of the premiere has been issued on the Lyrita label.