Grosse Messe (Herbeck, Johann von)


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Publisher. Info. Vienna: A.J. Gutmann, n.d.(ca.1880s).
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General Information

Work Title Grosse Messe
Alternative. Title Mass in E moll für Chor und Orchester
Composer Herbeck, Johann von
Key E minor
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 6:
  1. Kyrie (Sostenuto quasi Adagio - Poco più animato)
  2. Gloria (Allegro maestoso)
  3. Credo (Maestoso quasi Andante assai tenuto)
  4. Sanctus (Andante religioso)
  5. Benedictus (Andante un poco moto)
  6. Agnus Dei (Adagio ma non troppo)
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1866 or 1867?
First Publication. 1880 ? – Wien: J. Gutmann
Librettist Traditional
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Romantic
Piece Style Romantic
Instrumentation Chorus, Organ, Orchestra (Flute, oboes, clarinets in A, bassoons, horns - in E and C, timpani, strings)
External Links RISM 600243123 (copies of parts at Hofkapelle Wien)

Misc. Comments

Posthumous publication, with photo and birth and death dates.

According to Ludwig Herbeck's book on his father, one of several masses by him (in C minor, E minor, others.) E minor mass composed 1867 (or 1866? may be misreading...) according to Herbeck (Johann Herbeck, p.216.)