5 Canons, Op.16 (Webern, Anton)

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 Complete Score (CA)
#28218 - 0.28MB, 11 pp. -  4.7/10 2 4 6 8 10 (3- V/24/16

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Ghobbs108 (2009/2/9)

Publisher Info.:

Vienna: Universal Edition, 1928. Plate U.E. 9522.


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General Information

Work Title Fünf Canons
Alternative Title
Composer Webern, Anton
Opus/Catalogue Number Op.16
Movements/Sections 5 pieces
  1. Christus factus est pro nobis
  2. Dormi Jesu, mater ridet
  3. Crux fidelis, inter omnes arbor una nobilis
  4. Asperges me, Domine, hyssopo, et mundabor
  5. Crucem tuam adoramus, Domine
Year/Date of Composition 1923-24
First Publication 1928
Librettist The Bible
4. Venantius Honorius Clementianus Fortunatus (ca.530-ca.609)
Language Latin
Piece Style Early 20th century
Instrumentation Soprano, clarinet (B), bass clarinet (B)
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