Elijah, Op.70 (Mendelssohn, Felix)

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For Clarinets (Hughes)

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Allegroamabile (2015/12/26)

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Allegroamabile (2015/12/28)

Performer Pages Matthew Hughes (clarinets)
Performers Matthew Hughes, clarinets
Unattributed, organ (first selection)
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Quartett: Wirf dein Anliegen auf den Herrn (No.15)

For Mixed Chorus (Van Ryckeghem)

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wrshannon (2012/5/27)

Performers André Van Ryckeghem
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Original was SATB solo voices with orchestra
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Aria: Sei stille dem Herrn (No.31)

For Mixed Chorus (Freistedt)

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Performers Bernd Freistedt
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Chorus: He That Shall Endure to the End (No.32)

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Jürgen Knuth (2011/9/21)

Performers Jürgen Knuth
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Sheet Music

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Caprotti (2008/10/20)

Editor Julius Rietz (1812–1877)
Publisher. Info. Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdys Werke, Serie 13
Leipzig: Breitkopf & Härtel, 1875. Plate M.B. 86.
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Parts

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ras1 (2008/8/14)

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Ottaviano (2010/1/15)

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Generoso (2009/1/4)

Editor Julius Rietz (1812–1877)
Publisher. Info. Leipzig: Breitkopf & Härtel, n.d.(ca.1880), Orch.B.
Reprinted New York: Edwin F. Kalmus, n.d.(1933-70).
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Errors: Horn IV Nos.10,11 should be in B-flat.
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Vocal Scores

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Carolus (2008/7/19)

Editor Hermann Kretzschmar (1848-1924)
Language German / English
Publisher. Info. Leipzig: C.F. Peters, n.d.(ca.1890). Plate 7618
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Language English
Publisher. Info. New York: G. Schirmer, 1892. Plate 10188
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Language French / German
Translator Maurice Bourges, French text
Publisher. Info. Paris: Brandus & Cie., n.d.(1872). Plate B. & Cie. 8851.
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Publisher. Info. New York: G. Schirmer, n.d.(1892). Plate 36349
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He That Shall Endure to the End (No.32)

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Jürgen Knuth (2011/9/19)

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Arrangements and Transcriptions

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For Piano solo (Wittmann)

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Arranger Robert Wittmann (1804-?)
Publisher. Info. Leipzig: C.F. Peters, n.d.(ca.1878). Plates 6011 and 6054.
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Selections

For Organ (Calkin)

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Arranger George Calkin (1829-1911)
Publisher. Info. London: Novello, Ewer & Co., n.d.(ca.1881). Plates 6466a–b.
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Misc. Notes Includes 10 'airs' from the oratorio.
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Duet: Lord, Bow Thine Ear (No.2)

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For 2 Sopranos and Piano (Abt)

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Arranger Franz Abt (1819-1885)
Language German
Publisher. Info. Sämmtliche Lieder und Gesänge für 2 Singstimmen mit Pianofortebegleitung
Braunschweig: Collection Litolff, n.d.(ca.1900). Plate 965.
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Doublequartet: For He Shall Give His Angels (No.7)

For Double Reed Octet (Notenschreiber)

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Misc. Notes For 2 oboes, oboe d'amore, 2 English horns, bass oboe, 2 bassoons

(or 2 oboes, oboe d'amore, 3 English horns, 2 bassoons)

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Quartett: Wirf dein Anliegen auf den Herrn (No.15)

For Mixed Chorus (van Ryckeghem)

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Arranger André Van Ryckeghem
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Van Ryckeghem intends the arrangement for choir, but the original was 4 solo voices.
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Chorus: Be Not Afraid (No.22)

For Organ (Boyse)

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Arranger Arthur Boyse (1858 or 1859-fl.1917)
Publisher. Info. London: J. & W. Chester, 1917. Plate J. & W.C. 3006.
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Arie: Sei stille dem Herrn (No.31)

For Mixed Chorus (Freistedt)

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General Information

Work Title Elijah
Alternative. Title Elias, ein Oratorium nach Worten des alten Testaments
Composer Mendelssohn, Felix
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. Op.70
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 42
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1846, rev.1847
First Performance. 1846-08-26 in Birmingham
Triennial Music Festival, Felix Mendelssohn, conductor
First Publication. 1846
Librettist Composer, with Julius Schubring (1806-1889), Karl Klingemann (1798-1862)
William Bartholomew (1793-1867), English text (sung at premiere)
Language German and English
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Romantic
Piece Style Romantic
Instrumentation voices, chorus, orchestra
Soloists (SSAATTBB)
Mixed Chorus (SATB)
Orchestra
2 flutes, 2 oboes, 2 clarinets, 2 bassoons
4 horns, 2 trumpets, 3 trombones, ophicleïde, timpani, organ, strings
External Links Wikipedia article
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Misc. Comments

Wikipedia gives 2 parts, with 20 and 23 sections respectively (not counting the introduction.)