Rossini - Petite Messe Solonnelle - vocal score




Written in 1863 for the Countess Louise Pillet-Will and first performed on 14 March 1864 at the consecration of the Countess' private chapel, the Mass is one of Rossini's finest achievements and the outstanding work of his 'retirement', written for SATB soli, SATB chorus, harmonium and two pianos. This Novello edition vocal score, newly republished in 1992, has Latin text only. Set for LRSM (Tenor: Domine Deus or Baritone / Bass: Quoniam tu solus sanctus) & Trinity Music Certificate: Singing Advanced (Group A, soprano: O salutaris) & ATCL (Soprano: Crucifixus) & LTCL (Tenor: Domine Deus)