Janáček: Mass in E-flat Major

SKU: BA5421
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  • Composer: Leoš Janáček
  • Format: Performance Score
  • Instrumentation: Organ, SATB Choir
  • Work: Mass in E-flat Major ("Unfinished Mass")
  • Work Language: Latin
  • ISMN: 9790006470990
  • Size: 7.5 x 10.6 inches
  • Pages: 34

Description

By reason of its conciseness of style, Janáček's Latin Mass from around 1907-1908 gives the impression of being an inspired sketch, rather than a finished work. in particular, the brevitv of the Agnus Dei is surprising in effect. The work has a number of striking features: its totally individual melodic and rhythmic style, resulting from Janáček's well-known approach to word-setting; the use of rests for expressive purposes; the original use of heterophony, which here replaces traditional polyphony; and the expressively written instrumental part. A truly worthwhile piece offering reasonably proficient amateur choirs a good introduction to modern choral repertoire.

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