- For mixed chorus and double wind quintet (trebles, altos, tenors,
basses: 2 oboes - cor anglais - 2 bassoons - 2 trumpets
in B flat - 3 trombones).
- The Kyrie and
Gloria were finished in 1944. The remaining movements
followed in 1947, and the score was completed on 15 March 1948.
- Published by Boosey & Hawkes, 1948.
- Duration: c. 17 minutes.
- First performance, Teatro alla Scala, Milan, 27 October 1948,
conducted by Ernest Ansermet.
- The manuscript full score is in the Library of Congress,
Washington, D.C. Other manuscript material is in the composer's
(White, Stravinsky: The composer and his works)
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