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Christus am Olberge Christ on the Mount of Olives

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Music

Ludwig van Beethoven (born Bonn, 15 or 16 December 1770; died Vienna, 26 March 1827)

Text

Franz Xaver Huber

Source

Biblical

 

Premieres

First Performance: Vienna (Theater an der Wien), 5 April 1803.

First Performance in UK: tbc.

First Performance in Scotland: Ledlanet, Kinross-shire, 16 December 1972 (perhaps earlier).

 

Background

Christ on the Mount of Olives, op85, is a short oratorio recounting episode of Jesus in the Garden of Gethsemane. There are three charcters, with Jesus and Peter being visited by a Seraph, or Angel.

 

Characters

Seraph (soprano)

Jesus (tenor)

Peter (bass)

The Cast

Jesus
 
Peter
 
Seraph
 Angel

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