An den Flüssen Babylons (Kirnberger, Johann Philipp)

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Editor Georg Feder (1887-1971)
Publisher. Info. Das Chorwerk, Heft 89: 4 Motetten der Bachschule (pp.10-15)
Wolfenbüttel: Möseler Verlag, 1963.
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General Information

Work Title An den Flüssen Babylons
Alternative. Title Der 137 Psalm
Composer Kirnberger, Johann Philipp
Librettist Psalm CXXXVII
Moses Mendelssohn, German translation
Language German
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Classical
Piece Style Classical
Instrumentation 4 voices a capella or with continuo
Mss Sources Mss parts, late 18th cent. D-Bsa, SA 743
Mss score, 1766-99. D-SWl, Mus.3096

Misc. Comments

It seems from the contemporary, late 18th-century (1766-1790s?) abschrift in the possession of the Landesbibliothek Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, Musikaliensammlung, Schwerin, that string quartet + continuo (or contrabass?) may have been acceptable accompaniment as well.