Joseph (Macfarren, George Alexander)

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Arranger Francis William Davenport (1847–1925)
Editor First edition
Publisher. Info. London: Stanley Lucas, Weber & Co., n.d.(ca.1877). Plate S.L.W. 887.
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Work Title Joseph
Alternative. Title An Oratorio written expressly for the Leeds Musical Festival
Composer Macfarren, George Alexander
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 36 numbers in 2 parts
First Performance. 1877-09-21 – Leeds, Leeds Musical Festival: Walter Macfarren (conductor)
First Publication. 1877? – London: Stanley Lucas, Weber & Co.
Librettist Edwin George Monk (1819–1900), selected and arranged Biblical text
Language English
Dedication to his pupil, friend, and amanuensis, Oliveria Louisa Prescott
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Romantic
Piece Style Romantic
Instrumentation Voices: soprano (Benjamin), 2 tenors (Reuben, Pharaoh), baritone (Joseph), bass (Jacob) + semi-chorus (the 9 brethren), mixed chorus (SATB)
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