Messe des Morts, RH 501 (Gossec, François Joseph)



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Editor First edition
Engraver G. Magnian
Publisher. Info. Paris: M. Henry, n.d. [1780].
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General Information

Work Title Requiem
Alternative. Title Messe des morts avec la prose
Composer Gossec, François Joseph
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. RH 501
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. IFG 3
Key C major
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 5
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1760 or before
First Performance. 1760-05
First Publication. 1780
Language Latin
Dedication Messieurs les Administrateurs du Concert des Amateurs de Paris
Average DurationAvg. Duration 70 minutes
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Classical
Piece Style Classical
Instrumentation Voices, chorus, orchestra
2 flutes, 2 oboes, 2 clarinets in G and B, 2 bassoons
2 horns in C and E (also trumpets 4, 5), 5 trumpets (ad lib.), timpani, strings