SSATB choir, 2 flutes, 2 oboes, 2 horns, 2 trumpets, 3 trombones, timpani, 2 violins, viola, cello/double bass
Composed by Felix Bartholdy Mendelssohn (1809-1847). Edited by John Michael Cooper. This edition: urtext. Stuttgart Urtext Edition: Mendelssohn. German title: Tu es Petrus. Sacred vocal music. Full score. Composed 1827. Op. 111, MWV A 4. Duration 8 minutes. Carus Verlag #CV 40.480/00. Published by Carus Verlag (CA.4048000).
Item Number: CA.4048000
ISBN 9790007105853. Language: Latin.
In 1827, shortly after a stay with Thibaut in Heidelberg, "Tu es Petrus" was composed, an echo of his contact with the style of Palestrina. Mendelssohn himself considered the work, which uses and artful and strictly contrapuntal development of the motif, the "most successful piece" of that year.