El Apocalipsis (Bretón, Tomás)

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Publisher. Info. Holograph manuscript, 1882.
Misc. Notes The text is dated "Roma enero 1882". The score is "Roma mayo 1882".
This score can also be used as a vocal score, as there is an arranged piano part.
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Work Title El Apocalipsis
Alternative. Title Oratorio
Composer Bretón, Tomás
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. ITB 49
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 2 parts:
  • Primera parte
    • Prelúdio y Introducción (female chorus)
    • No. 1. Aria (bass)
    • No. 2. "El cielo" (soloists)
    • "Gloria" (male chorus and soloists)
    • Recitado y Final (soloists and mixed chorus)
  • Segunda parte
    • No. 3. Sello 1.º (soprano)
    • Sello 2.º (alto)
    • Sello 3.º (tenor)
    • Sello 4.º (bass and male chorus)
    • Sello 5.º (female chorus)
    • Sello 6.º (male chorus, with female chorus in the final section)
    • No. 4. Recitado y coros. Tiempo de marcha (soprano, mixed chorus)
    • Sello 7.º (tenor and mixed chorus)
    • No. 5. Final (orchestral, with mixed chorus at the end)
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1882
Librettist composer
Language Spanish
Average DurationAvg. Duration 86 minutes
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Romantic
Piece Style Romantic
Instrumentation soprano, alto, tenor, bass, mixed chorus (SATB), orchestra

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