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||A Masque for Dancing
||Vaughan Williams, Ralph
- Scene I: "Saraband of the Sons of God" ("Hast thou considered my servant Job?")
- Pastoral Dance
- Satan's Appeal to God
- Saraband of the Sons of God
- Scene II: "Satan's Dance of Triumph" ("So Satan went forth from the presence of the Lord")
- Satan's Dance
- Scene III: "Minuet of the Sons of Job and Their Wives" ("There came a great wind and smote the four corners of the house and it fell upon the young men and they are dead")
- Minuet of the Sons and Daughters of Job
- Scene IV: "Job's Dream" ("In thoughts from the visions of the night....fear came upon me and trembling")
- Job's Dream
- Dance of Plague, Pestilence, Famine and Battle
- Scene V: "Dance of the Three Messengers" ("There came a messenger")
- Dance of the Messengers
- Scene VI: "Dance of Job's Comforters" ("Behold happy is the man whom God correcteth")
- Dance of Job's Comforters
- Job's Curse
- A Vision of Satan
- Scene VII: "Elihu's Dance of Youth and Beauty" ("Ye are old and I am very young")
- Elihu's Dance of Youth and Beauty
- Pavane of the Heavenly Host
- Scene VIII: "Pavane of the Sons of the Morning" ("All the Sons of God shouted for joy")
- Galliard of the Sons of the Morning
- Altar Dance and Heavenly Pavane
- Scene IX: "Epilogue" ("So the Lord blessed the latter end of Job more than his beginning")
|Year/Date of Composition
||1930-10 – Norwich, Norwich & Norfolk Festival: Ralph Vaughan Williams (conductor). Concert performance.|
1931-07-05 – London, Cambridge Theatre: Vic-Wells Ballet. Re-orchestrated by Constant Lambert.
|Composer Time Period
||Early 20th century
||Early 20th century
||3-3-3-3 (+Sax) 4-3-3-1 2 Harps, Organ, Percussion, Strings
||"The music was first written for a larger orchestra than could be accommodated in a conventional theatre pit and had its premiere in concert form in October 1930... When the ballet was eventually produced, the music was orchestrated for a small orchestra by Constant Lambert" (Wikipedia)