Ode to St Cecilia

for soprano, contralto and baritone soli, choir, SATB and orchestra   (65 mins) – – timpani – organ – strings

IX movements

Words by Rev Samuel Wesley (1662-1735)

First performance 22 February 1799 London (Covent Garden)

First modern performance 26 September 1977 London (South Bank)
by Jane Manning, Paul Esswood, Margaret Cable, Andrew Knight, London Bach Society, Steinitz Bach Players conducted by Paul Steinitz
in honour of the Queen’s Silver Jubilee
in the presence of the Minister for the Arts, Lord Donaldson

Edited with preface, text


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Full score ISMN M 708046 58 5

Vocal score ISMN 708046 59 2