Louis Vierne: Messe solennelle

Louis Vierne

Messe solennelle

op. 16


The Messe solennelle op. 16 for mixed choir and two organs by Louis Vierne was composed in 1899. At its world premiere in St. Sulpice in December 1901 Charles-Marie Widor played the main organ and Vierne the choir organ. The work belongs to the highlights of the late Romantic organ masses and more-over is comfortable for the choir to sing.
The present edition is based upon the first edition that was published in 1900 by Pérégally & Fils in Paris. Due to practical reasons a performance with two organs is often not possible, therefore, parallel to the original edition, the publishers have also published an arrangement for choir and one organ by Zsigmond Szathmáry.

\"\\"\\"\" Additional editions in the Series Choir & Organ

A look inside


full score, Arrangement for choir and 1 organ

32 pages, DIN A4 (landscape format), paperback
EUR26,00 / copies

full score

48 pages, DIN A4, paperback
EUR24,00 / copies

choral score

12 pages, DIN A4, without cover
EUR4,60 / copies
Available from 20 copies
from 20 copies 4,60 EUR
from 40 copies 4,14 EUR
from 60 copies 3,68 EUR

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Zsigmond Szathmáry Personal details


Louis Vierne Personal details


[...] diese Bearbeitung von Zsigismond Szathmáry (bietet) eine willkommene und praxisnahe Ergänzung zum Original. [...]

(Kirchenmusikalische Mitteilungen der Erzdiözese Freiburg, November 2011)