Choir part from Laudate Dominum (MOZART), K339 for Soprano Solo with SATB choir and piano accompaniment, arr. by Pamela Webb Tubbs

Composer
W. A. Mozart
Duration
3 minutes
Genre
Classical music
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Here is the lovely "Laudate Dominum," scored for Soprano solo and SATB chorus with piano accompaniment. This is the fifth movement of "Vesperae solemmes de confessore" (K 339), a sacred work Mozart composed in 1779. Originally scored for SATB soloists, SATB choir, violin I, violin II, 2 trumpets, 3 trombones colla parte, 2 timpani, and basso continuo (bassoon and organ), it was composed for liturgical use in the Salzburg Cathedral. Mozart departs from the structure of K. 321 in this movement: his earlier Laudate Dominum setting is a highly melismatic soprano solo, with no choral interlude. In K. 339, the soprano solo is much simpler; the choir quietly enters at the conclusion of the psalm with the Gloria Patri, and the soloist rejoins them at the Amen. This movement is well-known outside the context of the larger work, and is often performed in isolation. Mozart did not name his work "Vesperae solemmes de confessore;" this title was added by a later hand to his manuscript. It suggests that the work was intended for vespers held on a specific day on the liturgical calendar of saints ("confessors"); however, the saint in question has not been conclusively established. This was Mozart’s final choral work composed for Salzburg Cathedral. [Source: Wikipedia]

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