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Missa brevis in G major

Missa pastoralis in G KV 140

By Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

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Orchestra SATB vocal soli, SATB choir, 2 violins, cello/contrabass, organ, [3 trombones] - Level 2
Missa pastoralis in G KV 140. Composed by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756-1791). Arranged by Willi Schulze. This edition: urtext. Stuttgart Urtext Edition: Mozart. Missa Pastoralis In G Kv 140 Rev.2001. Innovative practice aids, Sacred vocal music, Masses, Latin, Missa brevis in Latin. Study score. Composed circa 1773. KV 140 (235d). 48 pages. Duration 17 minutes. Carus Verlag #CV 40.623/07. Published by Carus Verlag (CA.4062307).

Item Number: CA.4062307

ISBN 9790007073992. Key: G major. Language: Latin.

The G major mass of Mozart followed a very special type of mass pattern, namely, that of the "Missa pastoralis". In Mozart's time it was a widespread type of mass, especially in Bohemia and Italy, in which melodies and rhythms like those familiar from pastoral Christmas music were frequently found. The themes in this type of mass are song-like and often make use of folksongs or references to well-known tunes. This work is now available in carus music, the choir app! Score available separately - see item CA.4062300.

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