4 Three-part Choruses for Institutional Use (Wiegand, John)


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Schissel (2012/2/28)

Publisher. Info. New York: J. Fischer & Bro., 1883.
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General Information

Work Title 4 3-Part Choruses for Institutional Use
Alternative. Title 4 Choruses for 3 Voices for High Schools, Colleges, Seminaries and Academies
Composer Wiegand, John
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 4 pieces
  1. Welcome Song (Bewillkommungslied. Andante con moto)
  2. At the Opening of the School - Examination. (Zur Eröffnung einer Schulprüfung. Allegro moderato.)
  3. At the Close of a School-Examination. (Zum Schlusse der Schulprüfung. Allegretto.)
  4. Farewell-song at the Close of the School-Year. (Abschiedslied am Schlusse des Schuljahres. Allegro moderato.)
First Publication. 1883 – New York: J. Fischer & Bro.
Librettist Unknown
Language English & German
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Romantic
Piece Style Romantic
Instrumentation Chorus and either Orchestra (Flute, clarinet, cornet ad libitum, small string section) or Piano

Misc. Comments

From the texts, at least 3 of the 4 very much sacred choruses (prayers, invocations even, almost?), but not clear that our approach to tagging makes these sacred choruses by definition- hrm.