Jacob Edvard Gille (1814−1880)

Missa No 7 (in A)

  • Year of composition: Year of composition uncertain (printed 1863)
  • Work category: Mixed choir with solo voice(s) and instrument
  • Text author: [liturgical text]
  • Dedication: 'Humbly dedicated to Her Majesty the Queen Dowager Joséphine' (according to the printed score)
  • First performed: 'Premiered at Easter celebrations at the Catholic chapel' (according to the printed score)
  • Duration: Approx. 10-15 min

Instrumentation

org/pno

Solo voices/choir

Solo voices: soprano, alto, bass and an unspecified solo voice in the treble clef
Choir: S.S.S.T.T.T.B.B., S.S.S.T.T.B., S.S.A.T.B., S.A.T.T.B., S.A.T.B.

Examples of printed editions

Musikaliska Konstföreningens Förlag (Printed by Abr. Hirsch)

Description of work

Kyrie: choir (S.S.S.T.T.T.B.B.)
Gloria: choir (S.S.S.T.T.B.), solo (unspecified, treble clef), choir (S.A.T.T.B.)
Credo: bass solo, choir (S.A.T.B.), soprano solo, choir (S.A.T.B., S.S.A.T.B.)
Sanctus: choir (S.A.T.B.)
Benedictus: soprano solo, choir (S.A.T.B.)
Agnus dei: alto solo, choir (S.A.T.B.)


Libretto/text

Kyrie:
Kyrie eleison, Christe eleison (choir)

Gloria:
Gloria, gloria, gloria in excelsis Deo (choir)
Gratias, gratias agimus tibi (solo)
Quoniam, quonimam tu solus sanctus (choir)
Cum sancto spiritu in gloria (choir) 

Credo:
Credo in unum Deum patrem omnipotentem factorem coeli (solo)
et invisibilium (choir)
Et incarnatus est (solo)
Et resurrexit tertia die (choir)

Sanctus:
Sanctus, sanctus Dominus (choir)

Benedictus:
Benedictus, benedictus, qui venit (solo)
Benedictus, benedictus, qui venit (choir)

Agnus dei:
Agnus Agnus Dei qui tollis peccata mundi (solo)
qui tollis peccata mundi (choir)