Arvo Pärt: In principio

  • 3 2 2 3 - 4 3 4 1 - timp, perc(3), str
  • Duration: 20’
  • Instrumentation details:
    1st flute
    2nd flute
    3rd flute
    1st oboe
    2nd oboe
    1st clarinet in Bb
    2nd clarinet in Bb
    1st bassoon
    2nd bassoon
    contrabassoon
    1st horn in F
    2nd horn in F
    3rd horn in F
    4th horn in F
    1st trumpet in C
    2nd trumpet in C
    3rd trumpet in C
    1st trombone
    2nd trombone
    3rd trombone
    4th trombone
    bass tuba
    timpani
    percussion(3)
    violin I
    violin II
    viola
    violoncello
    contrabass
  • Choir: SATB
  • Composer: Arvo Pärt
  • Table of contents:
    I. In principio erat Verbum (Jo. 1, 1–5)
    II. Fuit homo missus a Deo (Jo. 1, 6–8)
    III. Erat lux vera (Jo. 1, 9–11)
    IV. Quotquot autem acceperunt sum (Jo. 1, 12–13)
    V. Et Verbum caro factum est (Jo. 1, 14)
  • Dedication: für Tõnu Kaljuste
  • Commission: Autragswerk der Diözese Graz-Seckau zum Programm "Graz 2003 – Kulturhaupstadt Europas"

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World première

Location:
Herz Jesu Kirche, Graz (AT)
Date:
22.05.2003
Orchestra:
Cappella Istropolitana
Conductor:
Michael Fendre

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