Bassoon [optional] part from S S Wesley - Wash me throughly [S/SATB & Orchestra]

Samuel Sebastian Wesley (1810 - 1876)
5 minutes
Classical music

An orchestration of S S Wesley’s ’Wash my throughly from my wickedness’ for a concert (May 2006).

The style of orchestration is influenced by Wesley’s own orchestrations for his anthems (see ’Ascribe unto the Lord’ and ’The Wilderness’ as in Musica Britannica Vol.63, pub. Stainer & Bell) and also that of Mendelssohn, but care has been taken to ensure that the orchestral writing does not obscure the vocal parts.

The organ part may be played on either a standard 'manual &;pedals' organ, or on a single manual continuo organ.

Orchestration: Oboe I & II, Horn I & II, Bassoon (optional), Strings & continuo organ.

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