Te Deum in D major, MWV B 15 (Mendelssohn, Felix)

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Editor Werner Burkhardt (1928-2008)
Publisher. Info. Leipzig: Deutscher Verlag für Musik, 1976. Plate DVfM 4260.
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General Information

Work Title Te Deum a 8
Alternative. Title
Composer Mendelssohn, Felix
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. MWV B 15
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. IFM 208
Key D major
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 12 sections:
  1. Te deum laudamus (73 bars)
  2. Te aeternum Patrem (57 bars)
  3. Tibi omnes Angeli (75 bars)
  4. Tibi Cherubim (85 bars)
  5. Te gloriosus Apostolorum (81 bars)
  6. Patrem immensae majestatis (61 bars)
  7. Tu rex gloriae (133 bars)
  8. Te ergo quaesumus (59 bars)
  9. Salvum fac (62 bars)
  10. Per singulos dies (82 bars)
  11. Dignare, Domine (79 bars)
  12. Fiat misericordia tua (96 bars)
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1826
First Publication. 1976 - Leipzig: Deutscher Verlag für Musik
Language Latin
Average DurationAvg. Duration 30-35 minutes
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Romantic
Piece Style Classical
Instrumentation 8 voices in 2 mixed choruses (SATB/SATB), continuo (keyboard, string basses)
External Links All Music Guide
Extra Information composed for gatherings of the Berliner Singakademie, where it was regularly performed, always with piano accompaniment