This work is likely not in the public domain in the US (due to first publication with the required notice after 1922, plus renewal or "restoration" under the GATT/TRIPS amendments), nor in the EU and those countries where the copyright term is life+70 years. However, it is public domain in Canada (where IMSLP is hosted) and in other countries (China, Japan, S. Korea) where the copyright term is life+50 years.
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|Alternative. Title||A Masque for Dancing|
|Composer||Vaughan Williams, Ralph|
|Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp.||1927–30|
|First Publication.||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.
|Average DurationAvg. Duration||46 minutes|
|Composer Time PeriodComp. Period||Early 20th century|
|Piece Style||Early 20th century|
|Instrumentation||3-3-3-3 (+Sax) 4-3-3-1 2 Harps, Organ, Percussion, Strings|
|External Links||Wikipedia article|
|Extra Information||"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)|