O magnum mysterium (1709)

O wondrous nativity

Scarlatti, Alessandro (1660-1725) [Italy]


Adaptor of the text: Brandvik, Paul (born in 1937) [USA]
Edition
Published by Schmitt Music Center, Inc. [USA], 1972
Ref. : No. 1439  (16 p.)
Editor or author of the restitution: Brandvik, Paul
Type of material: Choral score
Description
Text in: Latin + adapted in English
Epoque: 18th century (1700-1749)
Genre-Style-Form: Sacred ; Motet
Mood of the piece: with feeling
Type of Choir: SATB/SATB  (8 mixed voices )
Difficulty choir (incr.from 1 to 5): 3
Difficulty conductor (incr.from A to E): C
Tonality: G minor
Duration: 6.5 min.
Liturgical Use: Christmas
Comment(s): Beautifully crafted Scarlatti motet; expressive