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Elijah, Op. 70 - Vocal score
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Elijah is probably the most dramatic oratorio ever written - crowded with stirring action and music which claims attention. Taken principally from the I Kings by Julius Schubring, the mosaic of... More > biblical verses has the effect of a spontaneous story. William Bartholomew's English translation was sent to the composer piecemeal as he worked. Elijah is clearly drawn. Mendelssohn succeedes in portraying the prophet as "a man strong and zealous, full of bitterness and scorn, the antagonist of the rabble, whether of courtiers or populace, well nigh the antagonist of the world, yet borne aloft on the wings of angels." This new large-size vocal score is an unabrdged digitally enhanced reprint of the one edited by Hermann Ktrezschmar and published in Leipzig by C. F. Peters in the early 20th century. This coil-bound pianist edition is produced here in a large size ideal for performers, students, and interested audiences alike.< Less