Old King Cole (Vaughan Williams, Ralph)

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Sheet Music


 Complete Score (CA)
#135942 - 7.20MB, 84 pp. -  0.0/10 2 4 6 8 10 (0- V/21/29

PDF scanned by Unknown
Madcapellan (2011/10/12)

Publisher Info.:

London: J. Curwen & Sons Ltd., 1925. Plate 90746


Public Domain - Non-PD US, Non-PD EU [tag/del]

Misc. Notes:

600 dpi. Am guessing that 90746 is the -edition-, not the plate. See J. Curwen & Sons plate table. Am I right?


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General Information

Work Title Old King Cole
Alternative Title
Composer Vaughan Williams, Ralph
Year/Date of Composition 1923
First Performance 1923-06-05 - Cambridge, Trinity College
First Publication 1925
Average Duration 19 minutes
Composer Time Period Early 20th century
Piece Style Early 20th century
Instrumentation Chorus (ad lib.), wordless
Orchestra: 3-2-2-2 4-2-3-1 Percussion, Harp, Celesta, Chorus, Strings
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