Love's Sacrifice (Chadwick, George Whitefield)


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Publisher. Info. Holograph manuscript, 1917
Misc. Notes Grayscale Images. Holograph and copyist's manuscript in pencil and ink. Orchestration completed by students of the New England Conservatory.
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Publisher. Info. Boston: C.C. Birchard & Co., 1917. Plate Love's Sacrifice 63.
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Work Title Love's Sacrifice
Alternative. Title Pastoral Opera in 1 part after D. Stevens
Composer Chadwick, George Whitefield
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. F.70 ; L.1.7
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 1 act
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1917
First Performance. 1922-05-02 in Boston, Jordan Hall
Muriel LaFrance (Daphne)
Elizabeth Bingham (Myrti)
Mary Hobson (Laura)
Antoinette Perner (Esta)
Martha Atwell (Celia)
Katherine O'Brien (Acolyte)
NEC Chorus, Orchestra
Wallace Goodrich (conductor)
First Publication. 1917 - Boston: C.C. Birchard (vocal score)
Librettist David Kilburn Stevens (1860-1946)
Language English
Dedication David Kilburn Stevens
Average DurationAvg. Duration 30 minutes
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Romantic
Piece Style Romantic
Instrumentation voices, chorus, orchestra
Daphne (soprano)
Myrti (mezzo-soprano or tenor)
Laura (alto)
Esta (alto)
An Acolyte
Chorus (Mixed Chorus or Unchanged Voices)
School Chorus
2 flutes, oboe, 2 clarinets (B), bassoon
2 horns (F), 2 trumpets (B), 2 trombones
triangle, harp, strings