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The Creation (Die Schopfung)

Version with a reduced number of wind instruments

By Franz Joseph Haydn

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Orchestra Soli STB, Coro SATB, 2 Fl, Ob, Clt, Fg, 2 Cor, Tr, Timp, 2 Vl, Va, Vc, Cb
Version with a reduced number of wind instruments. Composed by Franz Joseph Haydn (1732-1809). Arranged by Joe Hickman. Carus sheet music series: Great choral works in small scorings. Complete orchestral parts. Sacred vocal music, Oratorios, Praise and thanks. Set of Orchestra Parts. Duration 105 minutes. Carus Verlag #CV 51.990/69. Published by Carus Verlag (CA.5199069).

Item Number: CA.5199069

ISBN 9790007241483. Language: German/English. Text: van Swieten, Gottfried.

With this arrangement it is possible to present the work in a performance space of limited size. Haydn's original orchestration is filled with vivid tone painting and this reduced version represents Haydn's score using accurate colors for the obligato melodies and appropriate instrumental voices for the colla parte passages. It follows the format and content of the critical edition by Carus (ed. W. Gersthofer) and may be used together with the other materials from Carus 51.990 (choral and vocal scores, string parts). Modern performances of "Creation" use sometimes 50-60 players. It is hoped that the present reduction will make this beautiful work available to smaller groups, smaller performance venues, and groups with smaller budgets. Score and parts available separately - see item CA.5199000.

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