Cleopatra's Night, Op.90 (Hadley, Henry Kimball)

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Language English / French
Translator Grace Hall, French text
Publisher. Info. Boston: Oliver Ditson, 1920. Plate 73308.
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Misc. Notes This file is part of the Sibley Mirroring Project.
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Publisher. Info. Boston: Ditson, 1920.
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Misc. Notes May be the synopsis included with the vocal score already downloaded (Worldcat entries note that it "includes a synopsis"; Internet Archive claims that this is. The synopsis itself contains no publication information, however (if it was stuck at the end of the score, there would be no reason for it to do so.))
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Work Title Cleopatra's Night
Alternative. Title
Composer Hadley, Henry Kimball
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. Op.90
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. IHH 7
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 2 acts
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1919
First Performance. 1920-01-31
First Publication. 1920
Librettist Alice Leal Pollock (1881-1957)
Language English
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Early 20th century
Piece Style Early 20th century
Instrumentation voices, mixed chorus, Triple woodwind, 4 horns, 4 trumpets, 3 trombones, tuba, timp perc cel hp strings
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Misc. Comments

The ca. 500 page full score in holograph is available in the New York Public Library's Performing Arts Research Collection. The score is also available on microfilm. The Library also has orchestra parts in manuscript.

I'm just finishing up a transcription of the manuscript. Despite the library listing of 500 pages, in fact, the actual page count is about 300, plus some short suplementary passages, such as a page long introduction to the Greek Dance, and a bridge passage intended to facilitate a cut after the Dance of the Desert Girls. The performance time would be around 75 minutes. Museslave 20:16, 9 November 2011 (UTC)