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Sunday
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November
  • Chapel

Mass at the Imperial Chapel

J. Haydn, Missa brevis Sancti Joannis de Deo in B, Hob. XXII:7

Mass at the Imperial Chapel on 15 November 2015:
Joseph Haydn, Missa brevis Sancti Joannis de Deo


Haydn wrote his seventh setting of the mass ordinary in 1775, for the
Brothers Hospitallers in Eisenstadt; it is dedicated to their patron saint, John of God - Joannis de Deo. The Benedictus movement - essentially a soprano aria - has a long organ introduction; the mass is known as "Little Organ Mass".

The Chapel Imperial performs it every year.