De Poeta Op. 9 (2016)
for Mixed choir
Performed by The New York Virtuoso Singers with Harold Rosenbaum
Duration: 5:00 min.
Premiere: May 20th, 2017 at St. Ignatius of Antioch Church, in New York City, US by The New York Virtuoso Singers with Harold Rosenbaum.
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Commissioned by The New York Virtuoso Singers
De Poeta is the title of the Wessobrunn Prayer, sometimes called the Wessobrunn Creation Poem (German: Wessobrunner Gebet, Wessobrunner Schöpfungsgedicht). Believed to date from 790, it is among the earliest known poetic works in Old High German.