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Delius, Frederick: A Mass of Life (Eine Messe des Lebens) (1904-05) 101'
for soprano, alto, tenor, baritone soloists, chorus and orchestra

Music Text

Nietzsche (E,G)

Scoring

3(=picc).3.b.ob(=corA).3.bcl.3.dbn-6.4.3.1-timp.perc:glsp/2t.bells/ cyms/tam-t/tgl/cast/BD/SD-2harps-strings (16.16.12.12.12).

Abbreviations (PDF).

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World Premiere

07/06/1909
Queen's Hall, London
C Gleeson white / M G Graninger-Kerr / Webster Millar / Charler William Clark / North Staffordshire District Choral Society / Beecham Orchestra / Thomas Beecham

Recommended Recording

Joan Rodgers, Jean Rigby, Nigel Robson, Peter Coleman-Wright, Waynflete Singers, Bournemouth Symphony Chorus, Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra, Richard Hickox
Chandos 9515

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