The Gloria by Francis Poulenc, FP 177, scored for soprano solo, large orchestra, and chorus, is a setting of the Gloria text from the mass ordinary. One of Poulenc's most celebrated works, it was commissioned by the Koussevitsky Foundation in honor of Sergei Koussevitzky and his wife Natalia, the namesakes of the foundation.
The work is divided into six movements as follows:
Gloria in excelsis Deo (G major)
Laudamus te (C major)
Domine Deus, Rex caelestis (B minor)
Domine Fili unigenite (G major)
Domine Deus, Agnus Dei (B-flat minor)
Qui sedes ad dexteram Patris (G major)
- Soprano, Choir. Orch: piccolo, 2 flutes (2nd also doubling piccolo), 2 oboes, English horn, 2 clarinets, bass clarinet, 2 bassoons, contrabassoon 4 horns, 3 trumpets, 3 trombones, tuba, timpani, harp, strings
- 26 min.
- Product Type:
- REPRINT SERIES
- Set of Parts:
- Strings count 220.127.116.11.2
- Vocal Score vs Chorus Score:
- Vocal Score has piano accompaniment, Chorus Score doesn't.