Let This Cup Pass from Us
Russian War Requiem, for mixed choir, symphony orchestra with organ, solo cello, solo soprano and solo bass
op.41 (1994-1995: 2019)Other author(s): the texts from the Orthodox Church offices
2 Fl (II=Picc.), 2 Ob, 2 Cl [A], 2 Fag (II=C-fag)//2 Cor [F], Tr-ba, 3 Tr-ni (I=Tr-ne c.-a ad lib)//Timp, Tr-lo, P-tti ord, P-tti sosp, T-no, T-ro militare, T-ro rullante, Cassa, 3 Gongs, Tam-tam (3 esecutori)//Sopr solo, Basso solo// Soprani, Alti, Tenori, Bassi//Organo//Banda: Tr-be [B] all’unisono//V-c solo//V-ni I, V-ni II, V-le, V-c, C-b
1. Burial Song (trisagion)
2. Prayer in Battle (Psalm 91)
3. In My Distress I Cried unto the Lord (antiphone I)
THE FIRST WORD
4. I Will Lift up Mine Eyes unto the Hills (antiphone II)
THE SECOND WORD
5. I See Thy Bridal Hall (perissi)
6. Let Us Go into the House of the Lord (antiphone III)
THE THIRD WORD
9. Kyrie eleison
Theatralization: an element is necessary
Performance: preliminary version of 1995:
New Moscow Choir, art director Elena Rastvorova, Moscow Camerata Orchestra, art director Igor Frolov, Victor Shpiller (cello), Elena Zimenkova (soprano), Sergey Baykov (bass), Lyudmila Golub (organ), conductor and reciter Mikhail Kollontay; Small Hall of Moscow Conservatoire, June 22, 1995.
1. New in the final version of 2019 is the introduction of the band in the final and minor clarifications.
2. It is possible to introduce an additional children's (or female) choir for choral in Miserere.
semi-professional audio (radio of Russia): conductor M. Kollontay (from the concert on June 22, 1995); audio publication: no information
amateur video: author's website
score: no information
parties: no information
|Mikhail Kollontay, 2008-2022|