For sop., cont., ten., and bass soloists, ch., org., and orch. by Beethoven, Op.123, comp. 1819–22. F.p. complete, St Petersburg, April 1824; f.p. (incomplete) to Ger. words, Vienna May 1824 in first part of concert which incl. f.p. of 9th Sym.; complete but private perf. London 1832; public, but probably incomplete, London 1839; first complete public perf. in London 1846.