Grund: Mass (ca. 1822)

• SATB/SATB chorus + SATB quartet, a cappella. [Latin] 45′

Edited by Dean Crocker, 2020

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A major work found in an 1822 manuscript, Bibliotheca Poelchaviana. So far, no evidence of prior publication.
My new edition uses modern clefs and adds a keyboard reduction (for rehearsal only).

Friedrich Wilhelm Grund , of Hamburg, 1791/10/07‒1874/11/24. An early career as a concert virtuoso ended because of nerve damage in his right hand and he became a composer, conductor, and teacher. Co-founder of the Gesellschaft der Freunde des religiösen Gesangs (later the Hamburger Singakademie) and the Hamburger Tonkünstlervereins, for 34 years he led the Philharmonische Gesellschaft. Composer of chamber music, serveral cantatas, an oratorio, at least three operas, and several smaller works.

Traditional multi-movement Latin Mass-setting, approximately 45 minutes in length

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