Da Israel aus Ägypten zog, Op.51 (Mendelssohn, Felix)



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Editor Julius Rietz (1812–1877)
Publisher. Info. Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdys Werke, Serie 14A
Leipzig: Breitkopf & Härtel, 1875. Plate M.B. 91.
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Language German
Publisher. Info. Pslamen für Chor und Orchester im Klavierauszuge
Leipzig: C.F. Peters, Ed.1759a, n.d.(ca.1880). Plate 6037
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Work Title Da Israel aus Ägypten zog, Op.51
Alternative. Title Der 114. Psalm, für achtstimmigen Chor und Orchester
Composer Mendelssohn, Felix
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. Op. 51, MWV A 17
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. IFM 25
Key G major
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 4 movements (431 bars):
  1. Da Israel aus Aegypten zog
  2. Das Meer sah und floh
  3. Was war dir, du Meer
  4. Vor dem Herrn bebte die Erde
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1839, rev. 1840
First Performance. 1840-01-01 in Leipzig
First Publication. 1841 - Leipzig: Breitkopf & Härtel // London: J. A. Novello
Librettist Psalm 114, after translation by Martin Luther (1483–1546)
Language German
Dedication Johann Wilhelm Schirmer (German edition) // Halifax Choral Society (English edition)
Average DurationAvg. Duration 12-13 minutes
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Romantic
Piece Style Romantic
Instrumentation chorus, orchestra, organ
2 flutes, 2 oboes, 2 clarinets, 2 bassoons
4 horns in C, G, 2 trumpets in C, 3 trombones
timpani, strings, organ
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