Canticum Sacrum, K086 (Stravinsky, Igor)

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Publisher. Info. London: Boosey & Hawkes, 1956. Plate B. & H. 18168.
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General Information

Work Title Canticum Sacrum
Alternative. Title Ad Honorem Sancti Macri Nominis
Composer Stravinsky, Igor
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. K086
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. IIS 58
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 5 movements:
I. Euntes in mundum
II. Surge, aquilo
III. Ad Tres Virtutes Hortationes
a. Caritas
b. Spes
c. Fides
IV. Brevis Motus Cantilenae
V. Illi autem profecti
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1955
First Performance. 1956/09/13 at the Saint Mark's Cathedral in Venice
Composer (conductor)
First Publication. 1956
Librettist King James Bible (see below)
I. Mark 16:15
II. Song of Songs 4:16, 5:1
IIIa. Deuteronomy 6:5, 1 John 4:7
IIIb. Psalm CXXV:1, Psalm CXXX:5-6
IIIc. Psalm CXVI:10
IV. Mark 9:23–24
V. Mark 16:20
Language Latin
Dedication To the City of Venice, in praise of its Patron Saint, the Blessed Mark, Apostle
Average DurationAvg. Duration 16 minutes
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Early 20th century
Piece Style Modern
Instrumentation tenor, baritone, mixed chorus (SATB), orchestra
flute, 2 oboe, English horn, 2 bassoons, contrabassoon
3 trumpets, bass trumpet, 3 trombones, contrabass trombone
organ, harp, violas, double basses
External Links Kirchmeyer Catalog
Wikipedia article