Krzysztof Penderecki (1933-2020)

Credo (1997 -1998)

for 5 solo voices, children's choir, mixed choir and orchestra

  • General information
    • Composition date : 1997 - 1998
    • Duration : 60 mn
    • Editor : Schott
    • Dedication : Helmuth Rilling
Detailed formation
  • mixed choir, ensemble of vocal soloists(solo soprano [], solo contralto [], solo tenor [], solo bass voice []), children's choir
  • 1 piccolo, 2 flutes, 2 oboes, 1 English horn, 2 clarinets (also 1 Eb clarinet), 2 bassoons, 1 bass clarinet, 1 contrabassoon, 6 horns [dont 2 dans la salle] , 4 trumpets, 4 trumpets [2 en ré, 2 en ut, dans la salle] , 6 trombones [dont 3 dans la salle] , 1 tuba, 1 timpani, 4 percussionists, 1 harp, 1 piano, 1 celesta, 1 organ, strings

Creation information

  • Date : 11 July 1998
    Location :

    Etats-Unis, Oregon Bach Festival, Eugene


    Performers :

    Juliane Banse : soprano, Milagro Vargas : mezzo-soprano, Marietta Simpson : voix d'alto, Thomas Randle : ténor, Thomas Quasthoff : basse, Oregon Bach Festival Chorus and Orchestra, Phoenix Boys Choir, direction : Helmuth Rilling.

Table of contents

  1. Credo
  2. Qui propter nos homines
  3. Et incarnatus est
  4. Crucifixus
  5. Et resurrexit - VI Et in Spiritum Sanctum
  6. Et vitam venturi saeculi