Passion Week, Op.13 (Steinberg, Maksimilian)

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Emiles Mern (2020/11/23)

Editor First edition
Engraver Leipzig: Breitkopf und Härtel.
Translator Vsevolod Bakhtin (1901-1951), Latin Text
Robert Burness (1873-1927), English Text
Publisher. Info. Paris: Bessel, n.d.(ca.1925-28). Plate W. 8253 B.
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Work Title Passion Week
Alternative. Title La semaine de la passion ; d'après les vieux chants religieux russes
Composer Steinberg, Maksimilian
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. Op.13
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. IMS 8
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 11 movements:
  1. Halleluiah (Аллилуя - Alleluja)
  2. The Bridegroom cometh (Се жених грядет - Ecce sponsus venit)
  3. I behold the room (Чертог твой - Thalamum tuum video)
  4. When the disciples (Егда славнии ученицы - Cum discipuli magnifici)
  5. Welcome, thou Feast Divine (Странствия владычна - Hospitalitate Dominica)
  6. Holiest Mystery (Вечери твоея тайныя - Coenae tuae mysticae)
  7. Joseph of Arimathea (Благообразный Иосиф - Joseph nobilis)
  8. Contrite malefactor (Разбойника благоразумнаго - Latronem sapientam)
  9. Cease from tears (Не рыдай мене, Мати - Ne lugeas me, Mater)
  10. Oh, arise, God (Воскресни, Боже - Surge Deus)
  11. Now let all flesh (Да молчит всякая плоть - Caro nunc quaelibet tace)
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1921-23
First Performance. 2014-04-11, St. Mary's Cathedral in Portland, Oregon
First Publication. 1925-28 ca.
Librettist Russian Orthodox Church Songs (taken from 1899 collection)
Language Russian, Latin (translated), English (translated)
Average DurationAvg. Duration 47 minutes
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Romantic
Piece Style Romantic
Instrumentation mixed chorus (SATB), piano

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There are at least 2 commercial recordings. There is a 2015 edition (with new engraving) by Musica Russica.