Psalm 149, Op.79 (Dvořák, Antonín)

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Editor First edition (reprint)
Language German / English / Czech
Translator Virginia Woods Morgan as Mrs. John P. Morgan, English text
Publisher. Info. Berlin: N. Simrock, 1888. Plate 8927.
Reprinted London/Hamburg: N. Simrock, No.3371 Elite Edition, [ca.1960]. Plate 8927.
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Language English
Translator Virginia Woods Morgan as Mrs. John P. Morgan, English text
Publisher. Info. Boston: Boston Music Co., 1906. Plate B.M.Co. 1242.
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General Information

Work Title Psalm 149
Alternative. Title Žalm 149; Der 149te Psalm
Composer Dvořák, Antonín
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. Op.79 ; B.91 (male choir), B.154 (mixed choir)
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. IAD 68
Key C major
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's Allegro moderato
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1879 (January 13-February 24) (male choir)
1887 (July) (mixed choir)
First Performance. 1879 (March 16) in Prague (male choir)
Hlahol Choral Society (choir)
Karel Knittl (conductor)

1888 (December 14) in Rotterdam (mixed choir)

Amphion Choral Society (choir)
Alexander W. A. Heyblom (conductor)

First Publication. 1968 - Prague: Editio Supraphon (male choir),
1888 - Berlin: N. Simrock (mixed choir, Hofmeister's Monatsbericht (1888), p.193)
Librettist Biblical
Language Czech, German
Dedication Hlahol Choral Society
Average DurationAvg. Duration 10 minutes
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Romantic
Piece Style Romantic
Instrumentation B.91: Male Choir (TTBB), 2 Flutes, 2 Oboes, 2 Clarinets, 2 Bassoons,
4 Horns, 2 Trumpets, 3 Trombones, Tuba, Timpani, Strings
B.154: Mixed Choir (SATB), 2 Flutes, 2 Oboes, 2 Clarinets, 2 Bassoons,
4 Horns, 2 Trumpets, 3 Trombones, Tuba, Timpani, Strings
External Links antonin-dvorak.cz
Extra Information Arrangement History:
  • Composed for male choir and orchestra, 1879 (= B.91) (Op.79a)
  • Arranged for mixed choir and orchestra by Dvořák, 1887 (= B.154)