Panis Angelicus - G Major
From Messe à trois voix, FWV 61, Op. 12
This famous Panis Angelicus was composed by César Franck in 1872.
It is the fifth of six movements in Franck's Messe à trois voix, FWV 61.
César Franck composed this Mass in the summer of 1860.
In this first version, written for STB choir and orchestral accompaniment, the fifth movement was an O Salutaris.
It is only in 1872 that César Franck composed the Panis Angelicus and included it in his Messe à trois voix, as a replacement to the O Salutaris.
Franck's Panis Angelicus was originally composed for tenor voice with harp, cello and organ accompaniment.
The original key was A Major.
This score is an arrangement for voice and piano or organ (manuals only).
It is set in the key of G Major.
The vocal range is F#4 to E5 (C4 = middle C).
The voice part is appropriate for Grade 6 singers.
Please note that in order to best accommodate singers, we offer Franck's Panis Angelicus in various keys :
- Panis Angelicus in A Major (original key) : vocal range G#4 to F#5
- Panis Angelicus in G Major : vocal range F#4 to E5
- Panis Angelicus in F Major : vocal range E4 to D5
Duration : 04:03
Source : César Franck (1822-1890), Messe à trois voix, FWV 61, Op. 12
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