The Fatherhood of God (Schnecker, Peter August)

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4 more: 2nd Number • 3rd and 4th Sections • 5th through 8th Sections • 9th through 13th (Final) Section

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Publisher. Info. Boston: Arthur P. Schmidt, 1900. Plate A.P.S. 5215.
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Work Title The Fatherhood of God
Alternative. Title The Fatherhood of God: Sacred Cantata for Solo Voices and Chorus with Pianoforte or Organ Accompaniment
Composer Schnecker, Peter August
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. IPS 3
Key D major
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 13 Sections:
1. Behold, what manner of love (Allegro moderato) (Introduction and Chorus) - Now are we the sons of God (Bass Solo)

2. Chorus: Father, the dearest, holiest name (Moderato)
3. Soprano Solo (For whom the Lord loweth He chasteneth) - Semi Chorus with Soprano Solo (But now, o Lord, Thou art our Father) (Andante)
4. Bass Solo (Thou'rt with me, o my Father) (Andantino)
5. Alto Solo (O Father Spirit, who with gentlest breath) (Moderato)
6. Chorus (Have we not all one Father) (Allegretto)
7. Allegretto (I will be a Father unto you) (Allegretto)
8. Solo Quartet, Tenor Solo and Chorus (O Thou that hearest prayer)
9. Soprano Solo (Father, to thy kind love we owe) (Andante)
10. Interlude without voices (Andante)
11. Trio for 2 Soprani and Alto (When my father and my mother forsake me.)
12. Duo for Soprano and Alto (My God, my Father, blissful name)
13. Chorus (Praise, my soul, the King of Heaven) (Allegro moderato)

First Publication. 1900
Librettist Addison Fletcher Andrews (1857–1924)
Language English
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Romantic
Piece Style Romantic
Instrumentation Voices, chorus, organ (or piano)