Excerpts from Elijah

Composer: 
Felix Mendelssohn
Catalog numbers: 

SMC SS724CO/ HL 3774383

Price: 
$49.95
Duration (minutes): 
7
Detailed Instrumentation: 
Brass Choir: 3 cornets, 2 trumpets, 4 horns, 4 trombones, 2 baritones (T.C./B.C.), 2 tubas
The excerpts in this transcription were chosen from the choruses of this oratorio and include both lyric and dramatic types.  The introductory solo recitative is followed by three choral sections: "Baal, we cry to thee", "He that shall endure", and "Be not afraid".  The instrumentation and scoring of this transcription is designed to employ the tonal resources of the entire brass choir: 3 cornets, 2 trumpets, 4 horns, 4 trombones, 2 baritones (T.C./B.C.), 2 tubas.