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The Creation

SATB (English Language Edition)

By Franz Joseph Haydn

Choir Sacred (SATB choir)
SATB (English Language Edition). Composed by Franz Joseph Haydn (1732-1809). Edited by Alice Parker and Robert Shaw. Choral (Sacred); Choral Worship Cantata; Larger Works; Masterworks; Performance Music Ensemble; Worship Resources. Lawson-Gould. Classical; Masterwork; Sacred. Book. 160 pages. Alfred Music #00-LG51595. Published by Alfred Music (AP.LG51595).

Item Number: AP.LG51595

ISBN 9780769299600. English.

A Choral Worship Cantata in SATB voicing composed by Franz Joseph Haydn, edited by Robert Shaw and Alice Parker.

About Lawson-Gould

Alfred offers sophisticated and challenging choral publications in the respected and well-established Lawson-Gould catalog. This series includes arrangements and original choral works by many distinguished composers, such as Robert Shaw, Alice Parker, James Erb, Dave Brubeck, and Robert DeCormier. Select publications will continue to be added to this catalog, as well as new voicings of time-honored favorites.

  • Part the First 
  • 1. Introduction (Representation of Chaos) 
  • 2. Bass Recitative (In the Begininng) 
  • 3. Tenor Aria with Chorus (Now Vanished) 
  • 4. Soprano Solo and Chorus (What Wonder) 
  • 5. Bass Recitative (And God made the firmament) 
  • 6. Bass Aria (Rolling in foaming billows) 
  • 7. Soprano Recitative (Let all the earth green) 
  • 8. Soprano Aria (Now cooling green) 
  • 9. Tenor Recitative (And the heavenly host) 
  • 10. Chorus (Awake the harp) 
  • 11. Tenor Recitative (Let there be lights) 
  • 12. Tenor Recitative (In shining splendor) 
  • 13. Chorus and Soli (The heavens are telling) 
  • Part the Second 
  • 14. Soprano Recitative (Let the waters bring forth) 
  • 15. Soprano Aria (On mighty Wings) 
  • 16. Bass Recitative (And God created great whales) 
  • 17. Bass Recitative (And the angels) 
  • 18. Trio (In fairest raiment now) 
  • 19. Trio and Chorus (The Lord is great) 
  • 20. Bass Recitative (Let the earth bring forth)  
  • 21. Bass Recitative (Straight opening her fertile womb) 
  • 21. Bass Aria (Now shines the brightest glory) 
  • 22. Tenor Recitative (And God created man) 
  • 24. Tenor Aria (In Native worth) 
  • 25. Bass Recitative (And God saw everything) 
  • 26. Chorus (Fulfilled at last the glorius work) 
  • 27. Trio (From thee, O Lord, doth all proceed) 
  • 28. Chorus Fulfilled at last the glorious work) 
  • Part the Third 
  • 29. Tenor Recitative (In rosy mantle) 
  • 30. Duet and Chorus (By Thee with grace) 
  • 31. Duet Recitative (Now is our duty) 
  • 32. Duet (Sweet Companion) 
  • 33. Tenor Recitative (O Happy pair) 
  • 34. Final Chorus and Soli (Sing to God) 

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  • August 10, 2016 Decent copy of the Shaw/Parker English

    My only complaint is that the type is small and the words are in a font that is supposed to handwritten (I think) which makes much of it difficult to read. Ok for young college eyes, I suppose, but most community choirs contain people 40 years old and up. Not...

    so easy to read the words for us.

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  • August 04, 2008 No title

    I worked on the recitative and aria for Gabriel. It is challanging! I am still working on it as I am just a beginner, an amature. It is a beautiful musical work of art.

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  • May 03, 2007 the creation

    Just what we needed

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