• Work category: Mixed choir with solo voice(s) and orchestra
  • Dedication: To the 200th anniversary of Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy's birth
    Commission: Internationale Bachakademie Stuttgart
  • First performed: 13.09.2009, Domkirche St. Eberhard, Stuttgart, Germany, Rundfunk-Sinfonieorchester Berlin, Conductor: Hans-Christoph Rademann, Main soloists: Caroline Stein, S; Christof Fischesser, B
  • Duration: 20 min

Instrumentation

for orchestra, mixed choir and soloists
2 2 2 2 - 4 2 3 0 - perc, hp, cel, org, str

Description of work

Psalm 42 was commissioned by the Internationale Bachakademie Stuttgart for their celebration of the 200th anniversary of Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy’s birth. Mendelssohn’s composition of the same name, Psalm 42 op. 42, is for chorus, soloists, orchestra and organ.