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Beethoven The Mount Of Olives Vocal Score

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Mount of Olives  (also referred to by the full title ‘Christ on the Mount of Olives’), Op. 85, is an oratorio by  Ludwig van Beethoven  portraying the emotional turmoil of Jesus in the garden of Gethsemane prior to his crucifixion. The libretto in German is by the poet Franz Xaver Huber. It was first performed on April 5, 1803 at the Theater an der Wien in Vienna; in 1811, it was revised by  Beethoven  for publication by Breitkopf & Härtel. Mount of Olives  is a dramatic oratorio rather than a religious choral Mass or a dramatic opera, and is considered a much more humanistic portrayal of the Christ passion than other settings, such as those by Bach. It concludes at the point of Jesus personally accepting his fate, placing the emphasis on his own decision rather than the later Crucifixion or Resurrection.  Novello edition for Voice. A complete performance lasts approximately 50 minutes.

Category: Vocal

Sub Category 1: Repertoire

Composer: Ludwig van Beethoven

Format: Vocal Score

Medium: Softcover

Publisher: Novello

ISBN13: 5020679534564

UPC: ZNOV072535

Instrument: Classical Vocal

Voicing: SATB

Accompaniment: Piano

Feature: Vocal Soli