Spiritual Romanticism 06/06/2004 at 08:00 PM – Avery Fisher Hall, Lincoln Center Concert Notes Spiritual Romanticism – Leon Botstein Missa solemnis (1856) – Morten Solvik, Institute of European Studies, Vienna Lauda Sion, Op. 73 (1846) – R. Larry Todd, Professor of Music, Duke University Das Liebesmahl der Apostel, Biblical Scene, Op. 69 (1843) – Christopher…

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Missa solemnis (1856) By Morten Solvik, Institute of European Studies, Vienna Written for the concert Spiritual Romanticism, performed on June 6, 2004 at Avery Fisher Hall at Lincoln Center. “. . .it sprang from the truly fervent faith of my heart, such as I have felt since my childhood. Genitum non factum [begotten not made].…

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Lauda Sion, Op. 73 (1846) By R. Larry Todd, Professor of Music, Duke University Written for the concert Spiritual Romanticism, performed on June 6, 2004 at Avery Fisher Hall at Lincoln Center. Grandson of the Jewish Enlightenment philosopher Moses Mendelssohn, Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy (1809-1847) was baptized at age seven, and for the remainder of his…

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Das Liebesmahl der Apostel, Biblical Scene, Op. 69 (1843) By Christopher Gibbs, Professor of Music, Bard College Written for the concert Spiritual Romanticism, performed on June 6, 2004 at Avery Fisher Hall at Lincoln Center. The triumphant Dresden premiere of Wagner’s Rienzi in October 1842 brought the 29-year-old composer wide public attention. In the same…

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