Secular cantata: "Festgesang", WoO 9 - excerpt(s) from

Alternative title: 
Gutenberg cantata

This work was written in 1840, in four parts and scored for male chorus and brass orchestra.

Part 2, beginning “Vaterland, in deinen Gauen”, was later adapted to the words of Wesley’s Christmas carol, "Hark, the herald angels sing."

1. Choral. 'Begeht mit heil'gem Lobesang'
2. Lied. 'Vaterland, in deinen Gauen'
3. Allegro molto. 'Der Herr, der sprach: Es werde Licht!'
4. Choral. 'Heil ihm! Heil uns!'

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