Tantum ergo, WAB 42 (Bruckner, Anton)
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Scores and Parts
Original Version (1846)
Holograph manuscript, n.d..
ca.300dpi color images. Source: Stift St. Florian (CRSA), Bruckner-Archiv, A-SF20-31. Score and parts are undated but were apparently housed in an envelope (?) dated February, 1846 (and not certain if the date was by Bruckner). Unrelated musical sketches on the last page of the score.
Edited from manuscript stored at St. Florian Abbey under signatory.
Revised Version (1888)
ca.160dpi color images. This file is based on high-resolution images obtained from the source using a method explained on this page. Composer manuscript parts. .
Innsbruck: Johann Gross, . Plate J.G.R. 140.
Pale printing, dusty paper.
Scanned at 600dpi grayscale, converted to monochrome. 600 dpi. (#111017) Page size is 7 x 10.5 inches. This file is based on high-resolution images obtained from the source using a method explained on this page. (#429374)
|Work Title||Tantum ergo|
|Opus/Catalogue Number||WAB 42|
|Year/Date of Composition||1846 (Version 1)|
1888 (Version 2)
|First Publication||1893 – Innsbruck: Johann Gross|
|Librettist||Thomas Aquinas (ca.1225-1274)|
|Composer Time Period||Romantic|
|Instrumentation||mixed chorus (SSATB), organ|
|External Links||Wikipedia article|
- The full score of the 1846 version is 36-bar long (Bruckner Gesamtausgabe, Band XXI/13). The score provided by Alexander Reuter is 24-bar long, i.e., without the bars 21 to 32, which are crossed-out in the manuscript. These 12 bars are put as "vi-de" in the Gesamtausgabe.
- The revised version of 1888 is the fifth Tantum ergo in the fascicule of the first edition, which contains also the 1888 version of the 4 Tantum ergo, WAB 41.