Der glorreiche Augenblick, Op.136 (Beethoven, Ludwig van)



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Publisher. Info. Manuscript, n.d.[1814].
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Publisher. Info. Ludwig van Beethovens Werke, Serie 21: Cantaten, Nr.208
Leipzig: Breitkopf und Härtel, n.d.[n.d.[1866]]. Plate B.208.
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Publisher. Info. London: Novello, Ewer and Co., n.d.
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Work Title Der glorreiche Augenblick
Alternative. Title Preis der Tonkunst
Composer Beethoven, Ludwig van
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. Op.136
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. ILB 85
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 6 movements:
  1. Choir. Allegro, ma non troppo (A major)
  2. Recitativo. Andnate (D major)
  3. Aria with Choir. Allegro (B major)
  4. Recitativo (B major)
  5. Recitativo and Quartet. Allegro (A major)
  6. Choir. Poco allegro (C major)
Text Incipit see below
  1. Europe steht
  2. O seht sie nah
  3. O Himmel
  4. Das Auge schaut
  5. Der den Bund
  6. In meinen Mauern
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1814
First Performance. 1814-11-29
First Publication. 1837
Librettist Aloys Weissenbach (1766-1821)
Language German
Average DurationAvg. Duration 34 minutes (4 + 4 + 9 + 7 + 6 + 4)
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Classical
Piece Style Classical
Instrumentation Voices: 2 sopranos, tenor, bass, mixed chorus (SATB)
Orchestra: piccolo, 2 flutes, 2 oboes, 2 clarinets, 2 bassoons,
4 horns, 2 trumpets, 3 trombones,
timpani, triangle, bass drum, cymbals, strings
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