Ralph Vaughan Williams (18721958)

Dona Nobis Pacem

A cantata for soprano and baritone soli, chorus and orchestra

para: 2 solistas (SBar), coro de voces mixtas (SATB), orquesta

Reducción de piano

Nº de artículo334417
Autor/CompositorRalph Vaughan Williams
Alcance68 Páginas; 18 × 25,5 cm
Duración40 minutos
Editorial/fabricanteOxford University Press
N.º del fabricante9780193388611
20,80 €
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Full orchestra: 3 fl, 2 ob, 2 cl, 2 bn, cbn, 4 hn, 4 tpt (2 opt), 5 tbn (2 opt), tba, timp, 3 perc (BD, TD, SD, cym, tam-tam, tri, tamb, glock, bells), hp, org (opt), str

Reduced orchestra: fl, ob, 2 hn, trp, timp, hp, org, str

Drawing upon the Bible, sections from the Mass, and poems by Walt Whitman, this is a powerful musical evocation of the destruction and death brought about through war and violence, with an overarching message of peace and reconciliation. It was composed in 1936, a time when war was threatening to engulf Europe once again, and the title, which translates as 'Give us peace', is as relevant now as it was when the work was premiered in 1936. Featuring some of the composer's most potent music (both serene and violent), it makes an affecting plea.

Materials for the full orchestra version and an accompaniment for strings and piano are available on hire.