Beethoven: Mass in C Major, Op. 86

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    • Composer: Ludwig van Beethoven
    • Editor: Barry Cooper
    • Instrumentation (this edition): Piano Reduction, SATB Choir, SATB Solos
    • Originally for: SATB Choir, Orchestra, SATB Solos
    • Work Language: Latin
    • ISMN: 979-000654354-0
    • Size: 7.5 x 10.6 inches
    • Pages: 78
    • Urtext / Critical Edition

    Beethoven's sacred works include two settings of the Mass. The Mass in C Major, completed and premiered in 1807, has been unjustly described as a preliminary step towards the great Missa solemnis. Yet it is a self-contained and, for its time, decidedly modern piece of church music.