Mendelssohn Elijah, Op.70

Elijah (German: Elias), Op. 70, MWV A 25, is an oratorio written by Felix Mendelssohn. It premiered in 1846 at the Birmingham Festival. It depicts events in the life of the Biblical prophet Elijah, taken from the books 1 Kings and 2 Kings of the Old Testament. The piece was first published in 1846. The libretto of the piece was composed by the composer, with Julius Schubring (1806-1889), Karl Klingemann (1798-1862) William Bartholomew (1793-1867).

Sheet Music


Elijah, Op.70 - Draw near, all ye people (Matthew Hughes - clarinets)
Elijah, Op.70 - Lift Thine Eyes (Matthew Hughes - clarinets)


Elijah, Op.70
Elijah, Op.70


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