On this page are PDF scores for the first section.
It vocalizes the so-called Preamble (i.e. introduction or foreword), and the Articles 1 through 21.
In the Oratorio those texts became the parts 1 through 13.
If you want to print a file they are suitable for European A3 format (North-America tabloid).
The files below are the complete score written in C. Contact us if you want a piano reduction, transposed score, parts for voices etc.
- Part 1, the Preamble, is one of the longest parts (almost 9 minutes) and scored for all four soloists, the full mixed choir and the full symphony orchestra
- Part 2 is a trio (Mezzo, Tenor, Bass), with choir, narration and chamber orchestra
- Part 3 is the Soprano solo, with woodwind, marimba and string orchestra. The four solos are the shortest parts, each time less than 2 minutes long. Short, but no less important.
- Part 4 is scored for all four soloists and chamber orchestra
- Part 5 is a duo for Soprano - Tenor, with chamber orchestra and a special role for bass-marimba and bass-clarinet
- Part 6 is scored for choir and string orchestra plus harp and tuba; special role for cor anglais
- Part 7 is scored for all four soloists and chamber orchestra
- Part 8 is the second choir solo, this time a cappella, also including narration
- Part 9 is scored for all four soloists and chamber orchestra; special role for a triangle-player and a viola-player
- Part 10 is a duo for Mezzo - Bass with choir and chamber orchestra
- Part 11 is the Bass solo, with woodwind quintet, harp and percussion. The second of the four short solos
- Part 12 is a trio (Soprano, Mezzo, Tenor) with chamber orchestra
- Part 13 is also a trio with chamber orchestra. This time the soloists are Soprano, Mezzo and Bass
They are still drafts but take a look and let us know if you have any comments.