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Ehre sei Gott in der Höhe, Op posth.

late 1846
author of text
Ordinary of the Mass

Ehre sei Gott in der Höhe makes great use of the contrasts between unison, antiphonal and solo textures. Mendelssohn demands an unusually wide dynamic range here, and employs several pronounced changes of tempo to facilitate textual clarity.

from notes by Julian Haylock © 2006

Ehre sei Gott in der Höhe fait grand usage des contrastes entre les textures à l’unisson, antiphonées et solo. Mendelssohn y recourt à un éventail dynamique inhabituellement large et utilise plusieurs changements de tempo prononcés pour aider à la clarté textuelle.

extrait des notes rédigées par Julian Haylock © 2006
Français: Hypérion

Ehre sei Gott in der Höhe bedient sich großzügig der Kontraste zwischen Unisono, Antiphonie und Solopassagen. Mendelssohn fordert hier ein ungewöhnlich breites dynamisches Spektrum und gibt an verschiedenen Stellen ausdrücklich Tempowechsel vor, um die Abschnitte klarer voneinander zu unterscheiden.

aus dem Begleittext von Julian Haylock © 2006
Deutsch: Elke Hockings


Mendelssohn: Choral Music
CDH55268Archive Service
Mendelssohn: Sacred Choral Music


Track 14 on CDA67558 [4'48]
Track 3 on CDH55268 [4'54] Archive Service

Track-specific metadata for CDH55268 track 3

Recording date
18 February 1989
Recording venue
St Jude-on-the-Hill, Hampstead Garden Suburb, London, United Kingdom
Recording producer
Mark Brown
Recording engineer
Antony Howell
Hyperion usage
  1. Mendelssohn: Choral Music (CDA66359)
    Disc 1 Track 3
    Release date: December 1989
    Deletion date: November 2005
    Superseded by CDH55268
  2. Mendelssohn: Choral Music (CDH55268)
    Disc 1 Track 3
    Release date: April 2007
    Deletion date: October 2014
    Archive Service
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