Organ Sonata No.15 'Christnacht-Sonate', Op.164 (Peters, Rob)

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Rob Peters (2015/11/23)

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Work Title Organ Sonata No.15 'Christnacht-Sonate'
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Composer Peters, Rob
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. Op.164
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. IRP 105
Key E minor
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 3 movements:
  1. Hirtenlied
  2. Nachtstück
  3. Weihnachtsfuge
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 2015
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Modern
Piece Style Modern
Instrumentation organ

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This Christmas sonata, describing the Holy Night, with the apparition of the angels in the 2nd movement and the annunciation of the birth of Christ in the finale, uses the old latin hymn "Puer nobis nascitur" as a cantus firmus in the last two movements.