Responsorium et Hymnus, Op.121 (Mendelssohn, Felix)



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Editor Julius Rietz (1812-1877)
Publisher. Info. Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdys Werke, Serie 14B
Leipzig: Breitkopf & Härtel, 1874-82. Plate M.B. 101.
Misc. Notes Rietz (and, according to German Wikipedia, also Hans Georg Pflüger and Paul Horn?) added an organ part whose presence is at least suggested by Mendelssohn's having marked some of the bass part as a continuo part in his autograph.
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General Information

Work Title Responsorium et Hymnus
Alternative. Title Ad Vesperas Dominicae XXI post Trinitatis ; Adspice Domine ; Vespergesang
Composer Mendelssohn, Felix
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. Op.121 ; MWV B 26
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. IFM 143
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 5 responsories / hymns:
  1. Adspice Domine de sede (108 bars)
  2. Asperi oculos tuos (5 bars)
  3. Qui regis Israel (91 bars)
  4. Asperi oculos tuos (31 bars)
  5. O lux beata (24 bars)
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1833
First Publication. 1873 - Leipzig
Language Latin
Average DurationAvg. Duration 11 minutes
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Romantic
Piece Style Romantic
Instrumentation male chorus (TTBB), cello, double bass
External Links Wikipedia article (German)
All Music Guide