Babylon (Nicholds, Joseph)

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Editor W. H. Powell
Language English / Welsh
Publisher. Info. London: Tonic Sol-Fa Agency, 1866.
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Editor Cornelius Ward (1814-1903)
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Publisher. Info. London: F. Pitman Hart & Co. Ltd., n.d.[ca.1875]
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Work Title Babylon, an Oratorio
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Composer Nicholds, Joseph
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 26 numbers, 2 parts
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1856 ca.
First Performance. 1857
First Publication. 1861
Librettist Bible
J. C. Hughes, Welsh translation
Language English, + Welsh translation
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Classical
Piece Style Classical
Instrumentation SATB choir + soli, organ or harmonium or piano, with ad lib. flute and strings

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Contents

Part I. Israel's Captivity

1. Overture
2. By the rivers of Babylon - Quartett
3. If I forget thee - Chorus
4. Turn again our captivity - Recitative
5. The ways of Zion do mourn - Quartett
6. Fear not, O Israel - Solo
7. Come, and let us rejoice - Chorus
8. Thus saith the Lord - Recitative
9. Yes, he hath said - Solo
10. When the Lord turn'd again - Recitative
11. Children of Israel - Solo
12. Therefore we will rejoice - Chorus
13. Thus saith the Lord - Recitative [second]
14. But their Redeemer is strong - Trio
15. Trust ye in the Lord - Chorus

Part II. The Deliverance and Triumph of Israel

16. Overture
16a. In Gabriel's hand - Recitative
17. Prophets, rejoice - Trio
18. Haste, happy day - Chorus
19. And a mighty angel - Solo
20. Haste, happy day - Chorus [second]
21. And I saw an angel - Recitative
22. Down with Babylon - Chorus
23. Babylon is fallen - Duet
24. And I heard - Recitative
25. Salvation and glory - Chorus
26. Amen - Chorus