Mass in C-Minor (1991)

Composed: June-August 1991
Duration: ca. 16 minutes
Premiere: December 21, 1991 (Orchestra Collegium Noricum Nurnberg; Chorale of the Martin-Behaim-Gymnasium Nurnberg; Kurt Karl, conductor)
Orchestral Forces: 2 Flutes, 2 Oboes, 2 Bassoons, 2 Horns (F), 2 Trumpets (C), Timpani, Solo Soprano, Solo Tenor, Choir (SATB), Strings

NOTES

(Coming soon.)
“Gloria” added in 1994
“Kyrie” reworked and extended in 1995-1996

LITURGY

1. Kyrie

Kyrie eleison; Christe eleison; Kyrie eleison.
Lord have mercy; Christ have mercy; Lord have mercy.

2. Sanctus

Sanctus, Sanctus, Sanctus,
Dominus Deus Sabaoth;
pleni sunt coeli et terra gloria tua.
Osanna in excelsis.
Benedictus, qui venit in nomine Domini.
Osanna in excelsis.
Holy, holy, holy Lord,
God of power and might,
heaven and earth are full of your glory.
Hosanna in the highest.
Blessed is he who comes in the name of the Lord.
Hosanna in the highest.

3. Agnus Dei

Agnus Dei, qui tollis peccata mundi, miserere nobis.
Agnus Dei, qui tollis peccata mundi, dona nobis pacem.
Lamb of God, you take away the sins of the world, have mercy on us.
Lamb of God, you take away the sins of the world, grant us peace.

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